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" ... perseverance of thought ; and by habits of the most fixed and concentrated attention to his own mental operations; endowments which, although not the most splendid in the estimation of the multitude, would seem entitled, from the history of science,... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 287
by Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1804
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Account of the Life and Writings of Thomas Reid...

Dugald Stewart - 1803 - 222 pages
...his own mental operations ; endowments which, although not the moft fplendid in the eftimation of the multitude, would feem entitled, from the hiftory...does not always accompany them) the curiofity of a naturalift, and the eye of an obferver ; and, accordingly, his information about every thing relating...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 65

1803
...attention to his own mental operations ; endowments whichj although not the moft fplendid in the eftimation of the multitude, would feem entitled, from the hiftory...habits and powers, he united (what does not always- accom193 PMT them) thecuriofity of a natural* ift, and the eye of an oblerver ; and, accordingly, his...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - 1811 - 532 pages
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the mind. With these habits and powers, he united (what does not always accompany them) the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer ; and, accordingly, his information about every...
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Correspondence of the Late Gilbert Wakefield, B. A.: With the Late Right ...

Gilbert Wakefield, Henry Mackenzie - 1822 - 184 pages
...his own mental operations ; endowments which, although not the moft fplendid in the eftimation of the multitude, would feem entitled, from the hiftory...does not always accompany them) the curiofity of a naturalift, and the eye of an obferver ; and, accordingly, his information a. bout every thing relating...
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The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - 1822
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the mind. With these habits and powers, he united, what does not always accompany them, the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer; and accordingly, his information about every...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the mind. With these habits and powers, he united, what does not always accompany them, the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer ; and accordingly, his information about every...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the mind. With these habits and powers, he united, what does not always accompany them, the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer ; and accordingly, his information about every...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the mind. With these habits and powers, he united, what does not always accompany them, the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer ; and accordingly, his information about every...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the mind. With these habits and powers, he united (what does not always accompany them) the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer ; and, accordingly, his information about every...
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The works of Thomas Reid, with selections from his unpublished letters ...

Thomas Reid - 1846
...seem entitled, from the history of science, to rank among the rarest gifts of the miad. With these habits and powers, he united (what does not always accompany them) the curiosity of a naturalist, and the eye of an observer ; and, accordingly, his information about everything...
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