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Amongst them I found one , of which I had not made a copy , and which I own I read with pleasure at the distance of almost twenty years . It is dated November , 1765 , at the palace of Pascal Paoli , in Corte , the capital of Corsica ...
However , though there should be little profit in money , there is a considerable profit in pleasure , as it gives to one nation the productions of another ; as we have wines and fruits , and many other foreign articles , brought to us ...
You have the same pleasure in teaching men , that I should have in teaching children . ” JOHNSON . “ Why , something about that . " BOSWELL . “ Do you think , Sir , that what is called natural affection is born with us ?
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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