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" The sessions of the College were, at that time, very short, and the education (according to Dr Reid's own account) slight and superficial. It does not appear, from the information which I have received, that he gave any early indications of future eminence. "
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 115
by Alexander Chalmers - 1816
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Volume 16

1803
...Kincardine, and at firft gave no proof--, of fuperinr abilities. His fchooimafter, however, foretold, that he would turn out to be a man of good and well-wearing parts. " A prediction," fays our author, " which, although it implied no .flattering hopes of thofe more brilliant endowments...
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Account of the Life and Writings of Thomas Reid...

Dugald Stewart - 1803 - 222 pages
...childhood ; and it was foretold of him, by the parifh-fchoolmafter, who initiated him in the firft principles of learning, " That he would " turn out to be a man of good and well" wearing parts ;" a prediction which, although it implied no flattering hopes of thofe more brilliant...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 65

1803
...and it was foretold of him, by the parifh fchoolmafter, wlio inii tiated him in the firft principies of learning, " That he would turn out to be a man of good and well wealing parte ;" à prediction which touched, not unhappily, on that capacity of "patient thought'*...
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805
...education, (according to Dr. Reid's 01 wn account) slight and superficial. It does nut appear that he gave any early indications of future eminence. His...learning, " That he would turn out to be a man of good and well wearing parts;" a prediction which, although it implied no flattering hopes of those brilliant...
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Biographia Scotica: Or Scottish Biographical Dictionary; Containing a Short ...

John Stark - 1805 - 428 pages
...education, (according to Dr. Reid's ewn account) slight and superficial. It does not appear that he gave any early indications of future eminence. His...it was foretold of him by the parish schoolmaster, wno initiated him in the first principles of learning, " That he would turn out to be a man of good...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - 1811 - 532 pages
...account) slight and superficial. It does not appear, from the information which I have received, that he gave any early indications of future eminence. His...his childhood ; and it was foretold of him, by the schoolmaster who initiated him in the first principles of learning, " That he would turn out to be...
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The Works of Thomas Reid ...: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - 1818
...j and it was foretold of him, by the parish sehoolmaster, who initiated him in the first prineiples of learning, " that he would turn out to be a man of good and well-wearing parts ;" a predietion whieh, although it implied no flattering hopes of those more brilliant endowments whieh...
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Correspondence of the Late Gilbert Wakefield, B. A.: With the Late Right ...

Gilbert Wakefield, Henry Mackenzie - 1822 - 184 pages
...it was foretold of him, by the '* parifh 'fchoolmafter, who initiated him in the firft principles of learning, " That he would turn " out to be a man of good and well wearing " parts ;" a prediction which touched, not unhappily, on that capacity of " patient thought"...
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An inquiry into the human mind, on the principles of common sense. With an ...

Thomas Reid - 1823
...the education, according to Dr Reid's own account, slight and superficial. It does not appear that Mr Reid gave any early indications of future eminence....it was foretold of him by the parish schoolmaster " that he would turn out to be a man of good, and well-wearing parts," which prophecy has been fully...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...from the information which I have received, that he gave any early indications of future *Note (B.) eminence. His industry, however, and modesty, were...was foretold of him, by the parish schoolmaster, who v initiated him in the first principles of learning, " that he would turn out to be a man of good and...
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