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" Should a traveller, returning from a far country, bring us an account of men wholly different from any with whom we were ever acquainted, men who were entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge, who knew no pleasure but friendship, generosity,... "
Kant-Studien - Page 210
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 3

David Hume - 1760
...the world. SHOULD a traveller, returning from a far .country, i>rin'>- us an account of men, entirely different from .any, with whom we were ever acquainted ; men, who were were entirely divefted of avarice, ambition, or re^ venge ; who knew no pleafure but friendfhip, generofity,...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - 1772
...obfervation, than the men, defcribed by POLYBIUS and TACITUS, are to thofe who now govern the world. Should a traveller, returning from a far country,...whom we were ever acquainted ; men, who were entirely divefted of avarice, ambition, or revenge ; who knew no pleafure but friendfhip, generofity, and public...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects, in Two Volumes

David Hume - Essays - 1779 - 571 pages
...obfervation, than the men, defcribed by Polybius and Tacitus, are to thofe, who now govern the world. Should a traveller, returning from a far country,...we were ever acquainted;., men, who were entirely diverted of avarice, ambition, or revenge; who knew no pleafure but friendfhip, generofity, and public...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 2

David Hume - 1804 - 527 pages
...observation, than|^the men, described by POLYBIUS and TACITUS, are to those who now govern the world. Should a traveller, returning from a far country,...from any with whom we were ever acquainted ; men who werę entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge ; who knew no pleasure but friendship, generosity,...
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Letters from Dr. James Gregory of Edinburgh: In Defence of His Essay on the ...

James Gregory, Alexander Crombie - Necessity (Philosophy) - 1819 - 427 pages
...circumstances, induce him to such a conduct. " If we heard a traveller," says Mr. Hume, " giving " an account of men, wholly different from any, " with whom we were acquainted, who were en" tirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge, " who knew no pleasure,...
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Life and Correspondence of David Hume, Volume 1

John Hill Burton - Philosophers - 1846
...observation, than the men described by Polybius and Tacitus are to those who now govern the world. " Should a traveller, returning from a far country,...whom we were ever acquainted, men who were entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge, who knew no pleasure but friendship, generosity, and public...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 19

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1846
...Polybius and Tacitus are to those who now govern the world. " Should n traveller, returning from n far country, bring us an account of men wholly different...whom we were ever acquainted, men who were entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge, who knew no pleasure but friendship, generosity, and public...
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Analytical Investigations Concerning the Credibility of the ..., Volume 1

J. H. McCulloh - Bible - 1852
...observation, than the men described by Polybius and Tacitus are to those who now govern the world. " Should a traveller returning from a far country, bring...-whom we were ever acquainted; men who were entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge ; who knew no pleasure but friendship, generosity, and public...
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Philosophical Works, Volume 4

David Hume - Philosophy - 1854
...observation, than the men described by Polybius and Tacitus are to those who now govern the world. Should a traveller, returning from a far country,...us an account of men wholly different from any with Avhom we were ever acquainted, men who were entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge, who...
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Studies in the Christian Evidences

Alexander Mair - Apologetics - 1889 - 396 pages
...enemies themselves being judges.' NOTE XVIII. p. 277. A PERFECT MORAL CHARACTER CONTRARY TO EXPERIENCE. ' Should a traveller, returning from a far country,...we were ever acquainted, — men who were entirely divested of avarice, ambition, or revenge ; who knew no pleasure but friendship, generosity, and public...
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