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I mentioned a cause in which I had appeared as counsel at the bar of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland , where a Probationer , ( as one licensed to preach , but not yet ordained , is called , ) was opposed in his ...
We next called on Mr. Lloyd , one of the people called Quakers . He too was not at home , but Mrs. Lloyd was , and received us courteously , and asked us to dinner . Johnson said to me , ' After the uncertainty of all human things at ...
George Catcot , the pewterer , who was as zealous for Rowley , as Dr. Hugh Blair was for Ossian , ( I trust my Reverend friend will excuse the comparison , ) attended us at our inn , and with a triumphant air of lively simplicity called ...
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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