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" I went over to France, with a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat; and I there laid that plan of life, which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved to make a very rigid frugality supply my deficiency of fortune, to maintain... "
A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen - Page 104
by Thomas Thomson - 1854
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British Thought and Thinkers: Introductory Studies, Critical, Biographical ...

George Sylvester Morris - Philosophers, British - 1880 - 388 pages
..."with a view of prosecuting my studies in a country retreat, and I there laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature." One may trace here distinctly the influence on Hume of those models of practical philosophy held up...
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English Literature in the Eighteenth Century

Alfred Hix Welsh - English literature - 1880 - 158 pages
...years he had a genuine love of letters and philosophy, and consecrated himself to their pursuit : ' 1 resolved to make a very rigid frugality supply my...except the improvement of my talents in literature.' His supreme motive was the desire of greatness — not the greatness of circumstance or the blazonry...
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Thrift; Or, How to Get on in the World...

Samuel Smiles - Saving and investment - 1881 - 307 pages
...prosecute his studies. " There," says he, in his autobiography, " I laid down the plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...of fortune, to maintain unimpaired my independency, and'to regard every object as contemptible, except the improvement of my talents in literature." The...
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the latter day saints

- 1881
...prosecute his studies. "There," says he, in his Autobiography. " I laid down that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully ! pursued. I resolved...supply my deficiency of fortune, to maintain unimpaired iny independency, and to regard every object us contemptible, except the improvement of my talents...
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transactions and proceedings of the third annual meeting of the library ...

ernest c. thomas, charles welch - 1881
...studies, and there he says, " I laid that plan of life which I have steadily and successfully pursued, and to regard every object as contemptible except the improvement of my talents in literature." Henceforward he threw his whole energies and rare genius into the domains of philosophy and political...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...had a genuine love of letters and philosophy, and consecrated himself to their pursuit: 'I reHOlved to make a very rigid frugality supply my deficiency of fortune, to inain•tain unimpaired my independency, and lo regard every object as contemptible, except the improvement...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

Biography - 1883
...a view of prosecuting my studies in a eountry retreat : and there I laid that plan of life which I 'have steadily and successfully pursued. I resolved...except the improvement of my talents in literature." * Hume passed through Paris on his way to Rheims, where he resided for some time ; though the greater...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 2

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1883
...earliest years he had a genuine love of letters and philosophy, and consecrated himself to their pursuit: 'I resolved to make a very rigid frugality supply...except the improvement of my talents in literature.' His supreme motive was the desire of greatness — not the greatness of circumstance or the blazoury...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...earliest years he had a genuine love of letters and philosophy, and consecrated himself to their pursuit: t on something of its modern form. Ethics. — The utilitarian view was defended by Paley : 'Virtue tbe Improvement of my talents in literature.' His supreme motive was the desire of greatness — not...
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Hume

William Angus Knight - 1886 - 239 pages
...politeness is always greatest when it appears the least. " 3 My Own Life. life which I have steadily anil successfully pursued. I resolved to make a very rigid...except the improvement of my talents in literature." It was in the seminary of La Flecho that Descartes had been educated ; and it was while living in this...
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