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The Romans , like others , as soon as they grew rich , grew corrupt ; and in their corruption sold the lives and freedoms of themselves , and of one another . Again , A people , who while they were poor robbed mankind ; and as soon ...
I accordingly went as soon as I was drest , and found that his landlady had arrested him for his rent , at which he was in a violent passion . I perceived that he had already changed my guinea , and had got a bottle of Madeira and a ...
I have undertaken to solicit you for a favour to him , which he thus requests in a letter to me : ' I intend soon to give you The Life of Robert Bruce , which you will be pleased to transmit to Dr. Johnson .
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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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