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I suppose , have never known what it was to have a wife . ” JOHNSON . “ Sir , I have known what it was to have a wife , and ( in a solemn tender faultering tone ) I have known what it was to lose a wife . It had almost broke my heart .
He mentioned a thing as not unfrequent , of which I had never heard before , --being called , that is , hearing one's name pronounced by the voice of a known person at a great distance , far beyond the possibility of being reached by ...
Robert Levett was buried in the church - yard of Bridewell , between one and two in the afternoon . He died on Thursday 17 , about seven in the morning , by an instantaneous death . He was an old and faithful friend ; I have known him ...
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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