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" ... written by incoherent parcels ; and, after long intervals of neglect, resumed again, as my humour or occasions permitted ; and "at last, in a retirement, where an attendance on my health gave me leisure, it was brought into that order thou now seest... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 303
1821
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Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy ...

Philosophy, Modern - 1908 - 740 pages
...first entrance into this discourse, which, having been thus begun by chance, was continued by intreaty; written by incoherent parcels ; and, after long intervals...in a retirement, where an attendance on my health gare me leisure, it was brought into that order thou now seest it." with our own understandings, will...
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The Philosophy of the Enlightenment

John Grier Hibben - Enlightenment - 1910 - 311 pages
...next meeting, gave the first entrance in this discourse; which, having been thus begun by chance, was continued by entreaty; written by incoherent parcels;...occasions permitted; and at last, in a retirement (in Holland) where an attendance on my health gave me leisure, it was brought into that order thou...
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1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...next meeting, gave the first entrance into this discourse ; which, having been begun by chance, was continued by entreaty ; written by incoherent parcels, and after long intervals of neglect, returned again as my humour or occasions permitted ; and at last, in a retirement, where an attendance...
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Journal of the Outdoor Life, Volume 21

Open-air treatment - 1924
...very sacrifice that he wrought great and permanent labor. In his Epistle to the Reader he tells how "in a retirement, where an attendance on my health gave me leisure, it (the book) was brought into that order thou now seest it." And living thus, he reached the age of seventy-two....
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Revolutionary Politics and Locke's Two Treatises of Government

Richard Ashcraft - Philosophy - 1986 - 613 pages
...next meeting gave the first entrance into the discourse; which having been thus begun by chance was continued by entreaty, written by incoherent parcels,...after long intervals of neglect, resumed again, as my humor or occasions permitted; and at last, in a retirement where an attendance of my health gave me...
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Locke's Philosophy: Content and Context

Graham Alan John Rogers - Philosophy - 1996 - 257 pages
...continued by Intreaty; written by incoherent parcels, and after long intervals of neglect . . . [until] at last, in a retirement, where an Attendance on my...leisure, it was brought into that order, thou now seest it'." There are three early drafts of the Essay extant, Drafts A and B of t67t, and Draft C of...
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The 'Arabick' Interest of the Natural Philosophers in Seventeenth-Century ...

G. A. Russell - History - 1994 - 320 pages
...our next meeting gave the first entrance into the discourse; which having been begun by chance was continued by entreaty, written by incoherent parcels,...after long intervals of neglect, resumed again as humour and occasion permitted.90 Locke's recollection blurred by the lapse of some eighteen years (The...
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Early Modern Liberalism

Annabel Patterson, Professor Annabel Patterson - History - 1997 - 314 pages
...unwise to put too much weight on them. incoherent parcels, and, after long intervals of neglect, resum'd again, as my Humour or Occasions permitted; and at...leisure, it was brought into that order, thou now seest it. 3 Rhetorically, almost everything about these statements misleads as much as it assists:...
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Closet Performances: Political Exhibition and Prohibition in the Dramas of ...

Michael Simpson - Poetry - 1998 - 469 pages
...next meeting, gave the first entrance into this discourse; which having been thus begun by chance, was continued by entreaty; written by incoherent parcels;...me leisure, it was brought into that order thou now seest it. (7) Beginning, unlike Descartes's method, in the homosocial setting of the Platonic dialogue,...
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Knowing and Value: Toward a Constructive Postmodern Epistemology

Frederick Ferre, Frederick Ferré - Philosophy - 1998 - 393 pages
...next meeting, gave the first entrance into this discourse, which having been thus begun by chance, was continued by entreaty; written by incoherent parcels;...me leisure, it was brought into that order thou now seest it (Locke 1956: 4-5). The history of its writing was thus entirely unsystematic. It was catch-ascatch-can,...
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