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" I have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves, and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fall to the share of so... "
The Universal Magazine - Page 345
1804
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1792
...Lords, that I am apt to diftruft the refinements of learning, becaufe I have feen the ableft and the moft learned men equally liable to deceive themfelves,...would be lamentable indeed, if nothing lefs than the greateft learning and talents, which fall to the (hare of fo fmall a number of men, were fufficient...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1793 - 386 pages
...that I * am apt to diftruft the refinements of learn' ing, becaufe I have feen the ableft and the moft learned me,n equally liable to deceive * themfelves, and to miflead others. The ' condition of hurrfan nature would be la' mentabls indeed/ if nothing lefs than the ' greateft learning and talents,...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1797
...learning, becaufe I have feen the ableft and the moft learned men equally liable to deceive therhfelves, and to miflead others. The condition of human nature...would be lamentable indeed, if nothing lefs than the greateft learning and talents, which fall to the fhare of fo fmall a number of men, were fufficient...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - 1808
...have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves, and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fall to the share of so small a number of men, were...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - 1808
...have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves, and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fail to the share of so small a number of men, were...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1809
...I have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fall to the share of so small a number of men, were...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1810
...have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves, and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fall to the share of so small a number of men, were...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1810
...have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves, and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fall to the share of so small a number of men, were...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 8

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...bec.u;- I have seen ibe ablest and most learned men, equally liable to deceive themselves and mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than great learning and talents which fall to the share of so small a number of men, were sufficient...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - 1813
...have seen the ablest and the most learned men equally liable to deceive themselves, and to mislead others. The condition of human nature would be lamentable indeed, if nothing less than the greatest learning and talents, which fall to the share of so small a number of men, were...
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