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You will rejoice to hear that Miss Macleod of Rasay , is married to colonel Mure
Campbell , an excellent man , with a pretty good estate of his own , and the
prospect of having the earl of Loudoun ' s fortune and honours . Is not that she is
to be ...
Did we not hear so much said of Jack Wilkes , we should think more highly of his
conversation . Jack has a great variety of talk ; Jack is a scholar ; and Jack has
the manners of a gentleman . But after hearing his name sounded from pole to ...
I hope to tell you this at the beginning of every year as long as we live ; and why
should we trouble ourselves to tell or hear it oftener ? • Tell Veronica , Euphemia ,
and Alexander , that I wish them , as well as their parents , many happy years .
I am as much vexed , ” said he , “ at the ease with which she hears it mentioned to
her , as at the thing itself . I told her , · Madam , you are contented to hear every
day said to you , what the highest of mankind have died for , rather than bear .
Down with the gate - down with the gate ! " Mr . Akerman bastened to them ,
showed himself at the gate , and having , after some confused vociferation of “
Hear him - hear him ! ” obtained a silent attention , he then calmly told them , that
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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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This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review