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" The intense view of these manifold contradictions and imperfections in human reason has so wrought upon me, and heated my brain, that I am ready to reject all belief and reasoning, and can look upon no opinion even as more probable or likely than another. "
Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler]. - Page 100
by Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 6

Bibliography - 1739
...intenfe View (fays he) of thefe manifold * Contradictions and Imperfections in human Rea" fon,* has fo wrought upon me, and heated my Brain, that I am ready to reject all Belief and * The Reader who will confult the Original, will find a Cull Reprefentation of thefe in the Paragraphs...
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 1

James Beattie - Classical education - 1776 - 555 pages
..." The intenfe view of thefe manifold contradictions •* and imperfections in human reafon, has fo wrought " upon me, and heated my brain, that I am ready to re" je'ft all belief and reafoning, and can look upon no " opinion even as more probable or likely...
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Account of the Life and Writings of Thomas Reid

Dugald Stewart - Philosophers - 1803 - 164 pages
...has fo wrought upon " me, and heated my brain, that I am rea" dy to reject all belief and reafoning, and " can look upon no opinion even as more " probable or likely than another." Under thefe difcouragements to this branch of ftudy, it affords fome comfort to reflect on the great...
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An Ethical Treatise on the Passions, Founded on the Principles Investigated ...

Thomas Cogan - Emotions - 1807 - 495 pages
...journal, and inserted ia the monthly magazine for July, 1 797. * See Letter 184. doubt and ignorance. Where am I, or what? From what .causes do I derive my existence, and lo what condition shall I return ? I am confounded with, these questions, and begin to fancy myself...
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An Essay on the Nature and Immuntability of Truth: In Opposition to ...

James Beattie (LL.D.) - Truth - 1807 - 371 pages
...metaphysic, are not startled at paradoxes or con" tradictions, because we are ready to reject all be" lief and reasoning, and can look upon no opinion " even as more probable or more likely than another f. " You are no true philosopher if you either begin or "end your inquiries...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 78, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1808
...metaphysical subtleties, " that he was ready to reject all belief and reasoning whatever, and could look upon no opinion even as more probable or likely than another." The Reader will take the passage in his own words ; and it cannot be the philosophical acnteness of...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 26

Classical philology - 1822
...lives." Life of Gibbon, 4to, p. 66. " The intense view of these manifold contradictions and imperfection* in human reason, has so wrought upon me, and heated my brain, that I am ready to reject all belief ana reasoning, and can look upon no opinion even as more probable or likely than another." A Letter...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - Electronic book - 1811 - 532 pages
...confession of Hume ! — " The " intense view of these manifold contradictions and imper" fections in human reason, has so wrought upon me, and " heated...opinion even as more " probable or likely than another." Under these discouragements to this branch of study, it affords us some comfort to reflect on the great...
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The Works of Thomas Reid: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1818
...so wrought upon me, and heated my hrain, that I am ready to rejeet all belief and reasoning, and ean look upon no opinion even as more probable or likely than another." Under these diseouragements to this braneh of study, it affords some eomfort to refleet on the great...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 26

Classical philology - 1822
...so widely as those of Mr. Gibbon, Mr. Hume, and Bishop Watson. " The intense view of these manifold contradictions and imperfections in human reason,...opinion even as more probable or likely than another." A Letter of Hume'* quoted in D. Stewart's Life of Reid, 4to. p. 439. " I was early in life accustomed...
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