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" ... the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the tendency of his nature inclined him much more to blind partiality, than to ill-founded prejudice. "
The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 141
1798
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 65, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1795
...urulercinf, tti PrvdutHiiru, Cluatte, dirt ¥t iff t Protlutlt, knowledge of which he only poíieífed the outlines. " The opinions he formed of men, upon...nature inclined him much more to blind partiality than ill-founded preju.Uce. The enlarged views of human atr.tirs, on which hi: mind habitually dwelt, left...
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Essays on Philosophical Subjects

Adam Smith - Economists Great Britain Biography - 1795 - 244 pages
...of knowledge of which he only poffefled the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a ffight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...ill-founded prejudice. The enlarged views of human aflairs, on which his mind habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to ftudy, in detail,...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 37

Edmund Burke - History - 1800
...when he gave a loofe to his genius, upon the very few branches of knowledge of which he only poffefled the outlines. • The opinions he formed of men, upon...human affairs, on which his mind habitually dwelt, led him neither time nor inclination to ftudy, in detail, the uninrerefting peculiarities of ordinary...
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Annual Register, Volume 37

Edmund Burke - History - 1800
...lie gave a loofe to his genius, upon the verv few branches of knowledge of which he only poffefled the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon...prejudice. The enlarged views of human affairs, on Vvhich his mind habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to Surly, in detail, the uninterefting...
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Annual Register, Volume 37

History - 1807
...; but the tendency of his nature inclined biro much more to blind partiality, than to ill -founded prejudice. The enlarged views of human affairs, on...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; and accordingly, though intimately...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - English literature - 1811
...upon thofe topics that were introduced by others. Indeed, his converfation was never more amu£ ing than when he gave a loofe to his genius, upon the...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to ftudy,in detail, the uninterefting peculiarities of ordinary characters; and accordingly, though'intimately...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1811
...when he gave a loofe to his genius, upon the very few branches of knowledge of which he only pofleffed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon....habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to ftudy,in detail, the uninterefting peculiarities of ordinary characters; and accordingly, though intimately...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - Electronic book - 1811 - 532 pages
...knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. <: The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; and accordingly, though...
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The Works of Adam Smith: Considerations concerning the formation of ...

Adam Smith - 1811
...when he gave a loofe to his genius, upon the very few branches of knowledge of which he only pofleffed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a flight acquaintance, were frequently erro-' neous ; but the tendency of his nature inclined him much more to blind partiality, than to ill-founded...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...of knowledge of which he only possessed the outlines. The opinions he formed of men, upon a slight acquaintance, were frequently erroneous ; but the...habitually dwelt, left him neither time nor inclination to study, in detail, the uninteresting peculiarities of ordinary characters ; VOL. VII. 10 and accordingly,...
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