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" The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the tendency of his nature inclined him much more to blind partiality, than to ill-founded prejudice. The enlarged views of human affairs, on which his mind habitually... "
The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics - Page 66
1796
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - 1811
...when he gave a loofe to his genius, upon the very few branches of knowledge of which he only pofleffed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a flight acquaintance, were frequently erro-' neous ; but the tendency of his nature inclined him much more to blind partiality, than to ill-founded...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...of knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; VOL. VII. 10 and accordingly,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...of knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; VOL. VII. 10 and accordingly,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the tetodency of his nature inclined him much more to blind partiality, than to ill-fonnded prejudice. The enlarged views of human affairs, on which his mind habitually dwelt, left...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - 1835
...knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. -; The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous; but the tendency...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; and accordingly, though...
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The Book of Human Character, Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1837
...instance Adam Smith. The portrait shall, however, be drawn by a friend who knew him, with precision. ' The enlarged views of human affairs, on which his ' mind habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor in* clination to study in detail the uninteresting peculi' arities of ordinary characters; and accordingly,...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - 1853 - 538 pages
...outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; hut the tendency of his nature inclined him much more...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, tke uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; and accordingly, though...
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The theory of moral sentiments, or, An essay towards an analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - 1853
...of knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...inclined him much more to blind partiality, than to ill-iounded prejudice. The enlarged views of human affairs, on which his mind habitually dwelt, left...
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Free Trade and the League: A Biographic History of the Pioneers of Freedom ...

Alexander Somerville - 1853
...tendency of Iris nature inclined him much more to blind partiality than to ill-founded prejudices. The enlarged views of human affairs on which his mind...habitually dwelt, left him neither .time nor inclination to study in detail the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters, and accordingly, though intimately...
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The collected works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 10

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1858
...of knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; and accordingly, though...
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