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" Never literary attempt was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human Nature. It fell dead-born from the press, without reaching such distinction, as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. "
Annual Register of World Events - Page 7
1805
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 20

Edmund Burke - 1794 - 610 pages
...than my Treatife of Human Nature. It fell diad-tbrit frcm the preft, without reaching iuch dillincliun as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and fanguine temper, I very foon recovered the blow, and profecutcd with great ardour my ftuuies in the...
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The Life of David Hume, Esq

David Hume, Adam Smith - 1777 - 138 pages
...Treatife of Human Nature. It fell B 4 deaddead-born from the prefs, without reaching fuch diftinction, as even to, excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and fanguine temper, I very foon recovered the blow, and profecuted with great ardour my, ftudies in the...
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Annual Register, Volume 20

Edmund Burke - 1779 - 734 pages
...than my Treatife of Human Nature. It fell dead-bom fiom the fre/s, without reaching Yuch diltinftion, as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and fanguine temper, I very foon recovered the blow, and profecuted with great ardour my ftudies in the...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the ..., Volume 1

David Hume - 1789 - 536 pages
...my Treatife of Human Nature. It fell dead- born from the pre/s, without reaching fuch diftinction, as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and fanguine temper, I very foon recovered the blow, and profecuted with great ardour my ftudies in the...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 20

1794 - 614 pages
...than my Treatife of Human Nature. It fell dead-born from the prefs, without reaching ¡"uch dtftineUon as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and fanguine temper, I very foon recovered the blow, and profecuted ui'.h great ardour my lludies in the...
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Solitude. Or the Effect of Occasional Retirement on the Mind, the ..., Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1799 - 390 pages
...publication of " this treatife. It fell dead-born from theprefs, " without reaching fuch diftinction as even to " excite a murmur among the zealots : but being " naturally of a cheerful and fanguine temper, *' I very foon recovered the blow." He entertained a notion that his want of fuccefs...
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The Historical, biographical, literary, and scientific magazine ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 636 pages
...agreeably in that countiy, he came over to Loodoii in 1737. Jn the e'«l of 1738 he published his Treatise. my studies in the country. In 1742, I printed, at Edinburgh, the first part of my Essays; the work was favourably received, and soon made me entirely forget my former disappointment....
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805 - 452 pages
...attempt," Mr. Hume remarks, " was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human Nature. !t fell dead born from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots." In the year 1741, he publishedat Edinburgh the first part of his " Essays." This work met with a more...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler].

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807 - 464 pages
...account of his " life), was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human " Nature. It fell dead-born from the press, without reaching " such distinction, as even to excite a murmur among the " zealots." It was then Mr Hume's object, as in the foregoing letter is explicitly owned, to bring about nothing...
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Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - 1808 - 430 pages
...literary attempt was more unfortunate than the. publication of this treatise. It fell dead bvrn from the press, without reaching such distinction as even...being naturally of a cheerful and sanguine temper, 1 very soon recovered the blow." He entertained a notion , that his want of success m publishing this...
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