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The learned , if any learned there were , could ; but knowing by that learning , some written language , in that language they wrote , as letters had never been applied to their own . If there are manuscripts , let them be shewn ...
It is as much almost as , a man can make by his learning ; and therefore we find the most learned men abroad are in the Universities . It is not so with us . Our Universities are impoverished of learning , by the penury of their ...
Early in this year came out , in two volumes quarto , the posthumous works of the learned Dr. Zachary Pearce , Bishop of Rochester ; being “ A Commentary , with Notes , on the four Evangelists and the Acts of the Apostles , " with other ...
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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