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Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler]. - Page 295
by Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 2

David Hume - Philosophy, British - 1804 - 527 pages
...not discerned : The true characters of style are little distinguished. The several perfections sind defects seem wrapped up in a species of confusion,...mention, that there is a species of beauty, which, ^s it is florid and superficial, pleases at first ; but being found incompatible with a just expression...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

David Hume - 1806 - 216 pages
...of the parts is not discerned: the true characters of style are little distinguished : the several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...just expression either of reason or passion, soon pa\ls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value. It is...
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Essays, moral, political, and literary

David Hume - Philosophy - 1809
...of the parts is not discerned : The true characters of style are little distinguished. The several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value. It is impossible to continue in the...
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Essays, moral, political, and literary

David Hume - 1817
...of the parts is not discerned : The true characters of style are little distinguished. The several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value. It is impossible to continue in the...
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Essays, moral, political, and literary

David Hume - English essays - 1842
...of the parts is not discerned : The true characters of style are little distinguished. The several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...but being found incompatible with a just expression cither of reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...relation of the parts is not discerned: The true characters of style are little distinguished. The several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...just expression either of reason or passion, soon pitlIs upon the taate^and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value. It is...
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Philosophical Works, Volume 3

David Hume - Philosophy - 1854
...of the parts is not discerned : the true characters of style are little distinguished. The several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value. It is impossible to continue in the...
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Recreations of a Recluse, Volume 1

Francis Jacox - Literature - 1870
...of the parts is not discerned : the true characters of style are little distinguished: the several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value." In another of his essays Hume casually...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...of the parts is not discerned ; the true characters of style are little distinguished ; the several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain; at least, rated at a much lower value. It is impossible to continue in...
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Essays: Moral, Political, and Literary, Volume 1

David Hume - Ethics, Modern - 1889 - 24 pages
...relation of the parts is not discerned: The true characters of style are little distinguished: The several perfections and defects seem wrapped up in a species...reason or passion, soon palls upon the taste, and is then rejected with disdain, at least rated at a much lower value. It is impossible to continue in the...
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