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James Harris


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James Harris : Diaries

"4/2/1845 - I have read two volumes (the last two, I think) of Lord Malmesbury's Diaries, and with intense interest. I knew so many of the men he writes about, and lived on the spot where they acted."

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Amelia Opie      Print: Book


James Harris : Philosophical Arrangements

'Doctor Burney said prettily of James Harris's Book that it was the pourquoi de Pourquoi'.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Charles Burney      Print: Book


James Harris : [Dedication in] Hermes: or, a Philosophical Inquiry concerning Language and Universal Grammar

'of James Harris Dedication to his Hermes he said that tho' but 14 Lines long, there were 6 Grammatical faults in it'.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Samuel Johnson      Print: Book


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