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" Most fortunately it happens, that since reason is incapable of dispelling these clouds, nature herself suffices to that purpose, and cures me of this philosophical melancholy and delirium, either by relaxing this bent of mind, or by some avocation, and... "
Life and correspondence of David Hume - Page 102
by John Hill Burton - 1846
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 6

Bibliography - 1739
...pelling thefe Clouds, Nature herfelf fuffices to * that Purpofe, and cures me of this philofophical " Melancholy and Delirium, either by relaxing *' this Bent of Mind, or by fome Avocation and *' lively Impreffion of my Senfes, which oblite" rate all thefe Chimera's, / Jiue,...
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 1

James Beattie - Truth - 1776
...conviction." Treati/e of Human Nature, vol. ip 474. f " I dine, I play a game at back-gammon, I con" verfe, and am merry with my friends; and when, " after three or four hours amufement, 1 would return " to thefe fpeculations, they appear fo cold, fo ftrained, * and fo ridiculous,...
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A letter to Adam Smith LL.D. on the life, death, and philosophy of his ...

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1777
...differently ; very much fo, indeed. " I dine, fays he, I " play a game at back-gammon, " I converfe, and am merry " with my friends ; and when, " after three or four hours " amufement, I would return " to thefe fpeculations, they " appear fo cold, fojlrained, and " fo ridiculous,...
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The Life of David Hume, Esq

David Hume, Adam Smith, George Horne (bp. of Norwich), William Strahan - 1777 - 62 pages
...differently ; very much fo, indeed. " I dine, fays he, I " play a game at back-gammon, " I converfe, and am merry " with my friends ; and when, '' after three or four hours " amufement, I would return " to thefe fpeculations, they " appear fo cold, fojirained, and " fo ridiculous,...
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Letters on infidelity, by the author of A letter to doctor Adam Smith. To ...

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1786
...differently; very much Co, indeed. ** I dine, fays he, I play a " game at back-gammon, I converfe, " and am merry with my friends ; and " when, after three or four hours " amufement, I would return to thefe " fpeculations, they appear fo cold, ** fo jlrained, and fo ridiculous,...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler].

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807
...purpose, and cures me " of this philosophical melancholy and delirium, either by relaxing this bent 4' of mind, or by some avocation, and lively impression...merry with my friends ; and when, after three or four is the less merit in his conviction and condemnation. However, these orations have all a very great...
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An Essay on the Nature and Immuntability of Truth: In Opposition to ...

James Beattie (LL.D.) - Truth - 1807 - 371 pages
...his philosophical conviction." Treatise of Human Nature, vol. lp 474. t " I dine, I play a game at back-gammon, I converse and am " merry with my friends ; and when, after three or four hours a" musement, I would return to these speculations, they appear so " cold, so strained, and so ridiculous...
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Classical English Letter-writer, Or, Epistolary Selections: Designed to ...

English letters - 1816 - 321 pages
...the world. But, at other times, he judged very differently. " I dine," says he, " I play a game at backgammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends...; and when, after three or four hours' amusement, J would return to these speculations, they appear so cold, so strained, and so ridiculous, that I cannot...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...this book. capable of dispelling these clouds, Nature herself suffices to that purpose, arid cures me of this philosophical melancholy and delirium, either...this bent of mind, or by some avocation, and lively im- * pression of my senses, which obliterate all these chimeras. I dine, I play a game of backgammon,...
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Errors Regarding Religion and Thoughts on Prayer at the Present Time

James Douglas (of Cavers.) - Christian heresies - 1831 - 322 pages
...reason is incapable of dispelling these clouds, nature herself suffices to that purpose, and cures me of this philosophical melancholy and delirium, either...avocation and lively impression of my senses, which obliterates all these chimeras. I dine, I play a game of backgammon, I converse and am merry with my...
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