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... man that I am ! who shall deliver me from the body of this death ? ' And yet no
one could have done what was immediately necessary in the general interests of
science , and still have gained such permanent influence over the thoughts ...
After he had passed the circle of the liberal arts , his father thought fit to frame and
mold him for the arts of state , and for that end sent him over into France with Sir
Amyas Paulet , then employed Ambassador Lieger into France ; by whom he ...
One day , when a great statesman was newly dead that had not been his friend ,
the King asked him , What he thought of that lord which was gone ? he answered
, That he would never have made His Majesty ' s estate better , but he was sure ...
... pretension to the minute scholarship of a Casaubon or a Scaliger ; but his
grasp of the Latin tongue was firm , and his use of it facile . It is in the influence of
Italy , ancient and modern , over his thought , that we find him as emphatically a
Rebuking the paper philosophers ' who thought that philosophy could be studied
like the Æneid or the Odyssey , he employs the same language as Campanella
concerning the Book of the Universe : * Philosophy is written in that great book , I
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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