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Virgil is less talked of than Pope , and Homer is less talked of than Virgil ; but they are not less admired . We must read what the world reads at the moment . It has been maintained that this superfetation , this teeming of the press ...
“ I have lately visited a region less remote , and less illustrious than India , which afforded some occasions for speculation . What has occurred to me , I have put into the volume , of which I beg your acceptance .
Mrs. Kennicot , in confirmation of Dr. Johnson's opinion , that the present was not worse than former ages , mentioned that her brother assured her , there was now less infidelity on the Continent than there had been ; Voltaire and ...
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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