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It may be resolved , perhaps , into those instinctive feelings of our nature , for
whose influence metaphysical science vainly strives to account , but whose
existence it may as vainly venture to deny : Comes minore sum futurus in metu ,
I mentioned Mr . Maclaurin ' s uneasiness on account of a degree of ridicule
carelessly thrown on his deceased father , in Goldsmith ' s History of Animated
Nature , in which that celebrated mathematician is represented as being subject
to fits ...
Shiels was the doctor ' s amanuensis ; he had quarrelled with Cibber ; it is natural
to suppose that he told his story in his own way ; and it is certain that he was not a
very sturdy moralist . ” . ” This explanation appears to me satisfactory .
The inhabitants of Otaheité and New Zealand are not in a state of pure nature ;
for it is plain they broke off from some other people . Had they grown out of the
ground , you might have judged of a state of pure nature . Fanciful people may
talk of ...
The evils that may be feared from this practice arise not from any defect in the
institution , but from the infirmities of human nature . Power , in whatever bands it
is placed , will be sometimes improperly exerted ; yet courts of law must judge ...
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