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Life and Correspondence of David Hume Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R576 Discovery Miles 5 760
Life and Correspondence of David Hume Volume 2 (Paperback): John Hill Burton
Life and Correspondence of David Hume Volume 2 (Paperback): John Hill Burton

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Life and Correspondence of David Hume Volume 2 (Paperback)

John Hill Burton

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 Excerpt: ...who all understood it as I did. Had my affection for you been more moderate, my answer to yours would have been cool in proportion. I am still mortified to think you could suspect me of siding with my brother against you. I know the distinction between relationship and friendship. 1 have ever thought those connexions incompatible; and if I was dull enough to mistake the meaning of your letter, I have not more reason to blush, than you have for suspecting, that any thing my brother could say, was capable of influencing my sincere regard for a friend of thirty years' standing, or that my zeal for the reputation of any prince, dead or alive, could draw any sentiment or expression from me, inconsistent with that admiration of your talents, as an author, and merit as a man, I have constantly felt in myself, and endeavoured to excite in others. I am, dear sir, your sincerely obedient humble servant, Elibank. 1 Scroll, MS. R.S.E. MS. Ii.S.E. In fear lest the two letters to Elliot, printed above,1 might not have reached their destination, Hume wrote to him again on 17th November, repeating the substance of his engagement with the Abbe Choquart. The remainder of the letter follows: Hume to Gilbert Elliot of Minto. "As soon as I came from Fontainbleau, I went to the Pension Militaire, so it is called, where I had first a conversation with the Abbe. I found him exceedingly pleased with your boys: he told me that whenever his two young pupils arrived, he called together all the French gentlemen, who are to the number of thirty or thirty-two, and he made them a harangue; he then said to them, that they were all men of quality, to be educated to the honourable profession of arms; that all their wars would probably be with England; that France and that kingdom, were ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: John Hill Burton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 164
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-87443-7
Barcode: 9781150874437
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-150-87443-0

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