Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 36 on The life which I led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of....  
" The life which I led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I lead here at Present. I have begun to write a book in order to pass away the time. "
Works - Page 283
by Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
Full view - About this book

Life and Correspondence of David Hume ...

John Hill Burton - Biography & Autobiography - 1846
...at Glasgow, was a pleasureable dissipated life in comparison of that which I lead here at present. I have begun to write a book, in order to pass away...the time. You may believe I have very little to do. If Sir James would come and spend a month with us in his travels, it would not only be a great satisfaction...
Full view - About this book

The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Religion - 1860
...all my life." Dr. Smith had written to Hume from Toulouse on 5th July, 1764, saying : " The life which I led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated...time ; you may believe I have very little to do." The book here referred to, as just begun, was in all likelihood " The Wealth of Nations," and it was...
Full view - About this book

The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1860
...I led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I lead here. I hate begun to write a book in order .to pass away the time; you may believe I have very little to do." The book here referred to, as just begun, was in all likelihood " The Wealth of Nations," and it was...
Full view - About this book

The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 92

1878
...wrote at first to David Hume, " was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I led here. I have begun to write a book in order to pass...the time. You may believe I have very little to do." We know what the book was. It must be presumed that ere long the Scotch visitors changed their opinion...
Full view - About this book

The University Magazine, Volume 2

1878
...wrote at first to David Hume, "was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I led here. I have begun to write a book in order to pass...the time. You may believe I have very little to do." We know what the book was. It must be presumed that ere long the Scotch visitors changed their opinion...
Full view - About this book

Life of Adam Smith

Richard Burdon Haldane Haldane (Viscount), John Parker Anderson - Economists - 1887 - 161 pages
...led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I lead here at present. I have begun to write a book in order to pass away...the time. You may believe I have very little to do. If Sir James would come and spend a month with us in his travels it would not only be a great satisfaction...
Full view - About this book

Life of Adam Smith

John Rae - Economists - 1895 - 449 pages
...led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I lead here at Present, have begun to write a book in order to pass away the time. fou may believe I have very little to do. If Sir James would tome and spend a month with us in his...
Full view - About this book

Record of the Ninth Jubilee of the University of Glasgow: 1451-1901

University of Glasgow - 1901 - 158 pages
...begun the first system of political economy. " I have begun to write a book," he writes to Hume, " to pass away the time. You may believe I have very little to do." Perhaps its immediate success was due to this want of consciousness. It has not the modern scientific...
Full view - About this book

Adam Smith

Francis Wrigley Hirst - Economists - 1904 - 240 pages
...led at Glasgow was a pleasurable dissipated life in comparison of that which I lead here at Present. I have begun to write a book in order to pass away the time." The world has no reason to regret this want of gaiety, for the book which Smith had begun in order...
Full view - About this book

1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...led at Glasgow was a pleasurable, dissipated life in comparison to that which 1 lead here at present. nerable yet profoundly-verating Scottish gentleman, that - SMITH, ADAM, 1764, Letter to David Hume, Geneva, July 5. Euge! Belle! Dear Mr. Smith: I am much pleased...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF