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" It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great uniformity among the actions of men, in all nations and ages, and that human nature remains still the same in its principles and operations. The same motives always produce the same actions ; the same... "
Life and correspondence of David Hume - Page 276
by John Hill Burton - 1846
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 3

David Hume - 1760
...confiderations. 'It is irniverfally acknowleged, that there is a great uniformity among the aftions of men, in all nations and ages, and that human nature remains ftil! the fame, in -its principles and operations. The fame motives produce always the fame actions...
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An enquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - 1768
...we may poflibly fatisfy ourfelves by the following confiderations. It is univerfally acknowlegedV* that there is a great uniformity among the actions...all nations and ages, and that human nature remains ftill the fame, in its principles and operations. The fame motives pro- duce always the fame actions...
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An enquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - 1772
...fimilar events ; we may poffibly fitisfy ourfelves by the following confiderations. It is univerlally acknowledged, that there is a great uniformity among...all nations and ages, and that human nature remains flill the fame, in its principles and operations. The fame motives always produce the fame adlions...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects, in Two Volumes

David Hume - 1779
...events; we may poffibly fatisfy ourfelves by the following confiderations. It is univerfally acknowleded, that there is a great uniformity among the actions...all nations and ages, and that human nature remains ftill the fame, in its principles and operations. The fame motives always produce the fame actions...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects ...

David Hume - 1825
...conjunction of similar events ; we may possibly satisfy ourselves by the following considerations. It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great...nature remains still the same, in its principles and operadons. The same motives always produce the same actions ; the same events follow from the same...
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The philosophical works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...regular conjunction of similar events, we may possibly satisfy ourselves by the following considerations. It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great...vanity, friendship, generosity, public spirit ; these VOL. IV. G passions, mixed in . various degrees, and distributed through society, have been, from the...
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The history of moral science, Volume 2

Robert Blakey - Ethics - 1833
...perfection, if the ground be prepared, and the seed sown, in a proper manner. Mr. Hume observes, " It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great...; and that human nature remains still the same in itprinciples and operations. The same motives always produce the same actions ; the same events follow...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 19

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1846
...setting forth his canons of historical evidence in his " Inquiry concerning Human Understanding." " It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great...and ages, and that human nature remains still the snme in its principles and operations. The same motives always produce the same actions; the same events...
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Analytical Investigations Concerning the Credibility of the ..., Volume 1

J. H. McCulloh - Bible - 1852
...that I shall use his authority by the following extract: (Essay on Liberty and Necessity, sec. 8.) " It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great...among the actions of men in all nations and ages, and lhat human nature remains still the same in its principles and operations. The same motives always...
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A Treatise on the Augustinian Doctrine of Predestination

James Bowling Mozley - Predestination - 1883 - 409 pages
...conj unction of similar events, we may perfectly satisfy ourselves by the following considerations. It is universally acknowledged that there is a great...produce the same actions ; the same events follow the same causes. Ambition, avarice, self-love, vanity, friendship, generosity, public spirit ; these...
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