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I have done a a b That was not Mr. good thing , ( said the gentleman , ) but I do not know that Thrale ; I know not who il was . ( H ) I have done a wise thing . ' Johnson . ' Yes , Sir ; no money I wonder who the is better spent than ...
The late ' worthy ' Duke of Queensbury , as Thomson , in his ' Seasons , ' justly characterizes him , told me , that when Gay shewed him " The Beggar's Opera , ' his Grace's observation was , “ This is a very odd thing , Gay ; I am ...
“ Yes , Sir , but a man is to guard himself against taking a thing in general . ' I said I was certain that a great part of what we are told by the travellers to the South Sea must be conjecture , because they had not enough of the ...
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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