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There is no reason why , amongst all the great , I should chuse to supplicate the Archbishop , nor why , among all the possible objects of his bounty , the Archbishop should chuse your son . I know , Madam , how unwillingly conviction ...
We may take Fancy for a companion , but must follow Reason as our guide . We may allow Fancy to suggest certain ideas in certain places ; but Reason must always be heard , when she tells us , that those ideas and those places have no ...
“ Further consideration produces another conclusion : ' He who receives a fief unlimited by his ancestors , gives his heirs some reason to complain , if he does not transmit it unlimited to posterity . For why should he make the state ...
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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