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" Could we suppose any person living on the banks of the Thames so ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but to be acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames? "
Lectures on the science of language, delivered at the Royal institution of ... - Page 358
by Friedrich Max Müller - 1861
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: To which is Added, a Dissertation on the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1767 - 538 pages
...not readily have called it a river ? Could we fuppofe any perfon livingon the banks of the Thames fo ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but...acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames ? This, in reality, is no more...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: To which is Added a Dissertation on the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1767 - 478 pages
...not readily have called it a river ? Could we fuppofe any perfon living on the hanks of the Thames fo ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but...acquainted only with the particular word 'Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames ? This, in reality, is no more...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis ..., Volume 2

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1792
...not readily have called it a river? Could we fuppofe any perfon living on the banks of the Thames fo ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but...acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames ? This, in reality, is no more...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments;, Or,, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1804
...know the general word riveri, but to be acquainted only with the particular word Thafaes, if he was brought to any other .river, would he not readily call it a Thames f This, in reality, is no more than what they, who ' are well acquainted with the general *.'?«sbrv...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...not readily have called it a river? Could we fuppofe any perfon living on the banks of the Thames fo ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but...acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames? This, in reality, is no more...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart - Economics - 1811
...not readily have called it a river? Could we fuppofe any perfon living on the banks of the Thames fo ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but to be acquainted only with the particular word Tliames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily calt it a Thames? This, in reality,...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...object. If this person had been carried to another river, would he not readily have called it a river? Could we suppose any person living on the banks of...ignorant, as not to know the general word river, but to be acquaintpd only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1824
...object. If this person had been carried to another river, would he not readily have called it a river ? Could we suppose any person living on the banks of...acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames ? This, in reality, is no more...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1826
...object. If this person had been carried to another river, would he not readily have called it a river ? Could we suppose any person living on the banks of...acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call it a Thames? This, in reality, is no more...
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Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind

Thomas Brown - 1833
...to know the general word river, but to be acquainted only with the particular word Thames, if he was brought to any other river, would he not readily call...This, in reality, is no more than what they, who are weU acquainted with the general word, are very apt to do. An Englishman, describing any great river...
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