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" If we consider these ancient sages, a great part of whose philosophy consisted in a temperate and abstemious course of life, one would think the life of a philosopher and the life of a man were of two different dates. "
The Spectator - Page 106
1739
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...number. If we confider thefe antient fages, a great part of whofe philofophy confifted in a temperate and abftemious courfe of life, one would think the...man were of two different dates. For we find that tha generality of thefe wife mfttk-were nearer a hundred than fixty years of age at the time of their...
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Cato: Or, An Essay on Old-age

Marcus Tullius Cicero, William Melmoth - Old age - 1773 - 319 pages
...If we confider thefe " antient fages, a great part of whofe " philofophy confifted in a temperate " and abftemious courfe of life ; one " would think...a philofopher, " and the life of a man were of two dif" ferent dates. For we find that the " generality of thefe wife men were " nearer an hundred than...
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Cato; Or, An Essay on Old Age, Volume 1

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1774
...If we " confider thefe antient fages, a great " part of whofe philofophy confifted " in a temperate and abftemious courfe " of life ; one would think...the life of " a philofopher, and the life of a "man where of two different dates. " For we find that the generality of " thefe wife men were nearer an...
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Cato: and Lælius : or, Essays on old age and friendship, Volume 1

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1785
...confider thefe *' ancient fages, a great part of whofe 4* philofophy confifted in a temperate 2 " and '' and abftemious courfe of life ; one " would think...hundred than fixty years " of age at the time of their refpective " deaths." He adds, that " it is ob" ferved by two or three antient au'' thors, that Socrates,...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...consisted in a temperate and abstemious course of life, one \vould think the life of a philosopher and the life of a man" were of two different dates. For we find that the generality of these wise men were nearer an hundred than sixty years of age, at the time of their respective deaths....
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...philosophy consisted in a temperate and abstemious course of life, one would think the life of a philosopher and the life of a man were of two different dates. For we find that the generality of these wise men, were nearer an hundred than sixty years of age at the time of their respective deaths....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...philosophy consisted in a temperate and abstemious course of life, one would think the life of a philosopher and the life of a man were of two different dates. For we find that the generality of these wise men were nearer an hundred than sixty years of age at the time of their respective deaths....
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...philosophy consisted in a temperate and abstemious course of life, one would think the life of a philosopher and the life of a man were of two different dates. For we find that the generality of these wise men were nearer an hundred than sixty years of age at the time of their respective deaths....
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The Polar Star, and Centre of Comfort

John Wilson (D.D.), William McEwen, William Fairfield, James Sharan - Country life - 1816 - 301 pages
...eonsisted in a temperate and abstemious eourse oi'Iii'e, one would think the life of a philosopher and the life of a man were of two different dates. For we find, that the generality of these wise men were nearer a hundred than sixty years of age at the time of their respeetive dealhs....
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Cicero's Cato major, and Lælius, with notes by E.H. Barker. [Followed by ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1818
...consisted in a temperate and abstemious course of life, one would think the life of a philosopher, and the life of a man, were of two different dates ; for we find that the generality of these wise men were nearer one hundred than sixty years of age, at the time of their respective deaths."...
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