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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... "
The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ... - Page 187
by William Jackson - 1874 - 398 pages
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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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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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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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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
...and delirium, either by relaxing this bent 4' of mind, or by some avocation, and lively impression of my senses, which " obliterate all these chimeras....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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Honourable Henry Home of ..., Volume 1

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - Lawyers - 1814
...choly and delirium, either by relaxing this bent of mind, " or by some avocation, and lively impression of my senses, " which obliterate all these chimeras....strained and ridiculous, that I cannot find in my heart f to enter into them any iarther.". Treatise of Human Nature, vol. ip 457. ct seq. BooK i. impudent...
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Classical English letter-writer: or, Epistolary selections designed to ...

Frank Elizabeth - 1814
...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;...return to these speculations, they appear so cold, so strained, and so ridiculous, that I cannot find ili my heart to enter into them any farther." Now,...
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Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ...

Elizabeth Frank - Letter-writing - 1814 - 368 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...return to these speculations, they appear so cold, so strained, and so ridiculous, that I cannot find inMny heart to enter into them any farther." Now,...
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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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