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" He was certainly not fitted for the general commerce of the world, or for the business of active life. The comprehensive speculations with which he had .been occupied from his youth, and the variety of materials which his own invention continually... "
A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen - Page 292
by Thomas Thomson - 1855
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1795
...the general commerce of the world, or for the bufinefs of active life. The comprehenfive fpeculations with which he had been occupied from his youth, and...variety of materials which his own invention continually fupplietl to his thoughts, rendered him habitually inattentive to familiar objects, and to common occurrences;...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 65, Part 2

1795
...the general commerce of the world, or for the bufinefs of active life. Thecomprehenfivefpeculations with which he had been occupied from his youth, and...variety of materials which his own invention continually fupplied tohis thought:, rendered him habitually inattentive to familiar objeils, and to common occurrences,...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

1796
...the general commerce of the world, or for the bufintfs of active life. The comprehenfive fpecvlations with which he had been occupied from his youth, and...variety of materials which his own invention continually fupplied ta his thoughts, rendered him habitually inattentive to familiar objects, and to common occurrences...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 4

1798
...the general commerce of the world, or for the bufinefs of active Kfe. The comprehenfive fpeculations with which he had been occupied from his youth, and...variety of materials which his own invention continually fupplied to his thoughts, rendered him habitually inattentive to familiar objects, and to common occurrences,...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 37

1800
...general commerce of the world, or for the bufincls of nclivc lile. Th comprehenfive fpeculatioii"! with which he had been occupied from his youth, and the variety of mate* rials which his own invention cortinutffly fupplied to his thoughtsrendered him habitually inattentive...
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The New England Quarterly Magazine, Issue 1

1802
...the general commerce of the world, or for the bufinefs of active life. The comprehenfive fpeculations with which he had been occupied from his youth, and...variety of materials which his own invention continually fupplied to his thoughts, rendered him habitually inattentive to familiar objects, and to common occurrences...
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Annual Register, Volume 37

1807
...comprehensive speculations with which he had uten occupied from his youth, and the variety of mattrials which his own invention continually supplied to his...which have scarcely been surpassed by the fancy of Bruyère. Even i company he was apt to be engros-sed with his studies; and appeared, at times, by...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - 1811 - 532 pages
...public eye. He was certainly not fitted for the general commerce of the world, or for the business of active life. The comprehensive speculations with...which have scarcely been surpassed by the fancy of La Bruyere, Even in company, he was apt to be engrossed with his studies; and appeared, at times, by the...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - 1811
...artless simplicity of his heart. The comprehensive speculations with which he had always been occupied, and the variety of materials which his own invention...inattentive to familiar objects, and to common occurrences. On this account, he was remarkable, throughout the whole of life, for speaking to himself when alone,...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith, Dugald Stewart - 1811
...fitted for the general commerce of the world, or for the bufinefs of active life. The comprehenfive Speculations with which he had been occupied from...variety of materials which his own invention continually fupplied I* l 3 *Q SE c T. to his thoughts, rendered him habitually inattentive to familiar objects,...
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