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I mentioned that an eminent friend of our's , talking of the common remark , that affection descends , said , that “ this was wisely contrived for the preservation of mankind ; for which it was not so necessary that there should be ...
I believe natural affection , of which we hear so much , is very small . ” JOHNSON . “ Sir , natural affection is nothing : but affection from principle and established duty , is sometimes wonderfully strong . " LOWE .
We now behold Johnson for the last time , in his nativo city , for which he ever retained a warm affection , and which , by a sudden apostrophe , under the word Lich , he introduces with reverence , into his immortal Work , THE ENGLISH ...
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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