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I remember one Angel , who came to me to write for him a Preface or Dedication to a book upon short hand , and he professed to write as fast as a man could speak . In order to try him , I took down a book , and read while he wrote ...
I this evening boasted , that although I did not write what is called stenography , or short - hand , in appropriated characters devised for the purpose , I had a method of my own of writing half words , and leaving out some altogether ...
I asked , if there was as clear a difference of styles in language as in painting , or even as in hand - writing , so that the composition of every individual may be distinguished ? JOHNSON . “ Yes . Those who have a style of eminent ...
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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