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The guards will not come , for fear of being given up to the blind rage of popular
juries . ” Of the father of one of our friends , he observed , “ He never clarified his
notions by filtrating them through other minds . He had a canal upon his estate ...
... detestable than that of a man notoriously guilty + It may be observed , that Mr .
Malone , in his very valuable edition of Shakespeare , has fully vindicated Dr .
Johnson from the idle censures which the first of these notes has given rise to .
How much gardening does this occasion ? how many labourers must the
competition to have such things early in the market keep in employment ? You
will hear it said very gravely , “ Why was not the half guinea thus spent in luxury ,
given to ...
Every man is to take existence on the terms on which it is given to him . To some
men it is given on condition of not taking liberties , which other men may take
without much harm . One may drink wine , and be nothing the worse for it : on ...
Yes , sir ; I know that Garrick has given away more money than any man in
England that I am acquaivted with , and that not from ostentatious views . Garrick
was very poor when he began life ; so when he came to have money , he
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The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review
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