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necessary to keep a man decently as a scholar . We do not allow our fellows to
marry , because we consider academical institutions as preparatory to a
settlement in the world . It is only by being employed as a tutor , that a fellow can
Or , if he has other daughters who know of her frailty , he ought not to keep her in
his house . You are to consider the state of life is this ; we are to judge of one
another ' s characters as well as we can ; and a man is not bound in honesty or ...
Sir , you cannot be sure how a contest will end ; and no man has a right to
engage two people in a dispute by which their passions may be inflamed , and
they may part with bitter resentment against each other . I would sooner keep
ourselves at the Mitre , to keep up the old custom , “ the custom of the manour , '
custom of the Mitre . ” Johnson . “ Sir , so it shall be . ” On Saturday , May 9th , we
fulfilled our purpose of dining by ourselves at the Mitre , according to the old ...
Please to consider , that to keep each other ' s kindness , we should every year
have that free and intimate communication of mind which can be had only when
we are together . We should have both our solemn and our pleasant talk . ” “ I
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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