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" I dine, I play a game of backgammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when, after three or four hours... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 712
1869
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Hazel Vaughn Leigh and the Fort Worth Boys' Club

J'Nell L. Pate - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 188 pages
...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 friends;...return to these speculations, they appear so cold and strain'd, and ridiculous, that I cannot find in my heart to enter into them any farther" (Book 1, Part,...
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The Phantom Table: Woolf, Fry, Russell and the Epistemology of Modernism

Ann Banfield - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 433 pages
...things"(;\/ęZ), 87), amidst chatter and Hume's "lively impressions of the senses": "I dine, I play a game of back-gammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hours's amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear so cold, and strain'd and ridiculous,...
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Encountering Religious Pluralism: The Challenge to Christian Faith & Mission

Harold Netland - Religion - 2001 - 368 pages
...dispelling these clouds [of doubt], nature herself suffices for that purpose. ... I dine, I play a game of backgammon, I converse and am merry with my friends;...speculations, they appear so cold and strained and 37For helpful introductions to Hume's epistemology, see David Fate Norton, David Hume: Common Sense...
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Skepticism and the Veil of Perception

Michael Huemer - Philosophy - 2001 - 209 pages
...characterization of skepticism in chapter I. 16. Hume admitted this in a famous passage: 1 dine, I play a game of back-gammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hours' amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear so cold, and strain'd, and ridiculous, that I cannot...
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The Needs of Strangers

Michael Ignatieff - Philosophy - 2001 - 156 pages
...herself came to the rescue with the merciful diversions of sense and society. I dine, I play a game of backgammon, I converse and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hours' amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear so cold and strain'd, and ridiculous, that I cannot...
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The Needs of Strangers

Michael Ignatieff - Philosophy - 2001 - 156 pages
...three or four hours' amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear so cold and strain'd, and ridiculous, that I cannot find in my heart to enter into them any further. 's Ever after, it remained a task of his philosophy to explain why the existential certainty that philosophy...
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Modeling and Using Context: Third International and ..., Volume 3

Varol Akman - Computers - 2001 - 472 pages
...avocation, and lively impression of my senses, which obliterate all these chimeras I dine, 1 play a game of backgammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends, and when after three or four hour's amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear so cold, and strain'd. and ridiculous,...
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Causality in Macroeconomics

Kevin D. Hoover - Business & Economics - 2001 - 311 pages
...avocation, and lively impression of my senses. which obliterate all these chimeras. I dine. I play a game of back-gammon. I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hour's amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear cold, and strain'd and ridiculous,...
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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hume on Religion

David O'Connor - Philosophy - 2001 - 227 pages
...avocation, and lively impression of my senses, which obliterate all these chimeras. I dine. I play a game of back-gammon. I converse, and am merry with my friends; and when after three or four hour's amusement, I wou'd return to these speculations, they appear so cold, and strain'd, and ridiculous,...
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The Skeptical Sublime : Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists ...

James Noggle Assistant Professor of English Wellesley College - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 288 pages
...back-gammon, I converse, and am merry with my friends" and finds his foregoing doubts "so cold, and strain'd, and ridiculous, that I cannot find in my heart to enter into them any farther" (269). As in Rochester, the terrifying image of doubt as a boundless ocean ironically supports...
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