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have done a good thing and a wise thing . " He asserted , that the present was never a “ I have done a good thing , ( said the gentlehappy state to any human being ; but that , man , ) but I do not know that I have done ...
miserably written , as books in general then BoswELL : “ I think , Sir , it is right to tell ' There is now an elegance of style one man of such a handsome thing , which universally diffused . No man now writes has been said of him by ...
Johnson : nothing of any thing . " “ Ay ; but we don't know which half to be . Raising the wages of day - labourers is lieve . By his lying we lose not only our wrong ; for it does not make them live bet- reverence for him , but all ...
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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