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“ By exerting on this occasion your usual generosity , you will not only encourage learning , and relieve distress , but ( though it be in comparison of the other motives of very small account ) oblige in a very sensible manner ...
He , upon all occasions , did ample justice to their character in this respect . ... and in February , that his eye was restored to its use.4 The pious gratitude with which he acknowledges mercies upon every occasion is very edifying ...
Upon this I took occasion to controvert Horace's maxim , -mediocribus esse poetis Non Di , non homines , non concessêre columnæ : " for here , ( I observed , ) was a very middle - rate poet , who pleased many readers , and therefore ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - keithhamblen - LibraryThing
12/22/20 I own the complete set (vol 1-54) and keep them at home on the top west shelf of my office; this includes The Great Conversation (which is volume 1) and The Great Ideas (volumes 2-3, the ... Read full review
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Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review