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" Upon the whole, I have always considered him, both in his lifetime and since his death, as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wise and virtuous man, as perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit. "
The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 19
by James Boswell - 1786 - 442 pages
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London Review, Volume 5

1767
...when he declares that " upon the whole he confiders him both in his life and death, as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and virtuous man, as the nature of human frailty will permit." W. Plays and Poems written by T. Smollet, M: D. with Memoirs...
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The Life of David Hume, Esq

David Hume, Adam Smith - 1777 - 62 pages
...the whole, I have always confrdesed him,, both in his lifetime and fiace his death^ as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and virtuous...perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit., I ever am, dear Sic, Mo& affectionately yotw's., ADAM SMITH. LETTER TO i ADAM SMITH LL.D. [PRICE ONE...
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SEVERAL HANDS - 1777
...the whole, 1 have always considered him, both in hit lifetime and flnce his death, as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and virtuous...perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit.' * % * There is a good engraving of Mr. Hume, prefixed to the Life, by way of frontifpiece. Q. ^ A*T....
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 56

1777
...the whole, I have always confidered him, both in his lifetime and fince his death, as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and virtuous...perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit.' %* There is a good engraving of Mr. Hume, prefixed to the Life, by way of frontifpiece. A*T. XI. Additional...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1785 - 524 pages
...infidelity which would '? make us poor indeed !" " nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and vir" tuous man as perhaps the nature of human " frailty will...competent and increafing fortune ? And had he not alto a perpetual feaft of fame ? But, as a learned friend has obferved to me, " What trials did he...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 1786
...both in his life time and since his death, as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wise and virtuous man as perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit.' Let Dr. Smith consider: Was not Mr. Hume blest with good health, good spirits, good friends, a competent and increasing...
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Sylva: Or, The Wood: Being a Collection of Anecdotes, Dissertations ...

Ralph Heathcote - 1786 - 315 pages
...the clofe oflt. " prehenfive," fuppofes him to have approached as nearly to the idea of a perfeflly wife and 'virtuous man, as perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit. A French writer hath obferved of his coun» trymen, that they never fpeak with moderation -iipon any...
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Letters to a Philosophical Unbeliever: Containing an examination of ..., Part 1

Joseph Priestley - 1787 - 304 pages
...character. Without the virtues of this clafs. (though Dr. Smith confiders Mr. Hume as " approaching as " nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and •" virtuous...perhaps the nature of " human frailty will permit") his character muft have been as imperfect as his views , (looking (looking to nothing beyond the grave)...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - 1789
...the whole, I have always confidered him, both in his lifetime and fince his death, as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and virtuous...as perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit. I ever am, dear Sir, Moft affectionately your's, ADAM SMITH. CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME. CHAP. I....
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - 1789
...the whole, I have always confidered him, both in his lifetime and fmce his death , as approaching as nearly to the idea of a perfectly wife and virtuous...as perhaps the nature of human frailty will permit. ' i I ever am, dear Sir, Moft affectionately your's, ADAM SMITH. .# OF T HE £ IRST VOLUME. CHAP. I....
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