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" My company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of modest women, I had no reason to be displeased with the reception I met with from them. "
Life and correspondence of David Hume - Page 231
by John Hill Burton - 1846
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The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings: Or, Biographical ..., Volume 7

Biography - 1811
...not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took particular pleasure in the company of modest women,...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men, any wise eminent, have found reason to complain of calumny, I was never touched,...
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The history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume, Tobias George Smollett - Great Britain - 1825
...company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men anywise eminent have found reason to complain of calumny, I never was touched,...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men any wise eminent, have found reason to complain of calumny, I never was touched,...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - History - 1846
...aided by Hume's poetry, to establish a good case for his client. " Hume tella us," says Mr. Burton, in his own " Life," " As I took a particular pleasure...it into its elements about as systematically as if be had subjected it to a chemical analysis, and laying down rules regarding it as distinctly and specifically...
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The gallery of portraits: with memoirs [by A.T. Malkin].

Arthur Thomas Malkin - 1836
...company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men any wise eminent, have found reason to complain of calumny, I never was touched,...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times: Lord Somers to Hunter

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1838
...company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men any wise eminent, have found reason to complain of Calumny, I never was touched,...
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Distinguished men of modern times, Volume 3

Henry Malden - 1838
...company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men any wise eminent, have found reason to complain of Calumny, I never was touched,...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

People - 1845
...not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took particular pleasure in the company of modest women,...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men, anywise eminent, have found reason to complain of calumny, I was never touched,...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 13

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1846
...aided by Hume's poetry, to establish a good case for his client. " Hume tells us," says Mr. Burton, in his own " Life," "As I took a particular pleasure...and specifically as if it were a system of logic. Scraps are quoted from various letters, but nothing goes far to establish the fact, though Mr. Burton...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - Great Britain - 1851
...company was not unacceptable to the young and careless, as well as to the studious and literary ; and as I took a particular pleasure in the company of...displeased with the reception I met with from them. In a word, though most men, anywise eminent, have found reason to complain of Calumny, I never was touched,...
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