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" Its most prominent features were, — intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; — a pure and devoted attachment to truth ; — and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions. "
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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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...add to what the foregoing pages contain with respect to his character. Its most prominent features were, intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; a pure and...; and an entire command, acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life, over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where his subject...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...add to what the foregoing pages contain with respect to his character. Its most prominent features were, intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; a pure and...; and an entire command, acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life, over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where his subject...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...thought what I have done." The most prominent features of Dr Reid's character, says his biographer, " were, — intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; —...— and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where his subject...
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The works of Thomas Reid, with selections from his unpublished letters ...

Thomas Reid - 1846
...add to what the foregoing pages contain with respect to his character. Its most prominent features were, intrepid and inflexible rectitude, a pure and...truth, and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where hia subject...
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A history of England in the lives of Englishmen, Volume 6

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
...thought what I have done." The most prominent features of Dr Reid's character, says his biographer, " were, — intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; —...— and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where his subject...
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The collected works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 10

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1858
...add to what the foregoing pages contain with respect to his character. Its most prominent features were, — intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; —...— and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where his subject...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 7

Thomas Thomson - 1855
...tho particulars of it in the words with which he commences. " Its most prominent features veré — intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; — a pure and...— and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions." RENNIE, JOHN, a celebrated civil engineer, was the...
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Glasgow and Its Clubs: Or, Glimpses of the Condition, Manners, Characters ...

John Strang - 1856 - 599 pages
...eminent and excellent man, sums it up in these words:—'' Its most prominent features were—intrepid and inflexible rectitude, a pure and devoted attachment to truth, and an entire command over all his passions." Professor John Millar was born in 1735 at Shotts, and was educated at Hamilton...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 4

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1863
...thought what I have done." The most prominent features of Dr Reid's character, says his biographer, " were, — intrepid and inflexible rectitude ; —...— and an entire command (acquired by the unwearied exertions of a long life) over all his passions. Hence, in those parts of his writings where his subject...
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Popular Traditions of Glasgow: Historical, Legendary and Biographical

Andrew Wallace - 1889 - 272 pages
...in summing up the character of this eminent and excellent man, says : " Its most prominent features were — intrepid and inflexible rectitude, a pure...the unwearied exertion of a long life) over all his passions." Dr. Reid was under the middle size, but had great muscular strength, and was addicted to...
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