Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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. "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 315
edited by - 1844
Full view - About this book

Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - Scotland - 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...
Full view - About this book

Annual Register of World Events, Volume 20

History - 1805 - 608 pages
...Never literary attempt was more unfortunate rtian my Treatise of Human Nature. It fell dead-born Jrom the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and sanguine temper, I very soon recovered the blow, and prosecuted...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler].

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807 - 464 pages
...attempt, (says he, in the account of his " life), was more unfortunate than my Treatise of Human " Nature. It fell dead-born from the press, without reaching...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...
Full view - About this book

The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 28

1808 - 1142 pages
....y-, be, " was more unfortunate than my " Treatise on Human Nature. It " fell dead-born (still-born) from " the press, without reaching such " distinction,...as even to excite a '" murmur among the zealots." " After publishing his Treatise, our author retired to Ninevvells, where his mother resided, and where...
Full view - About this book

Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Loneliness - 1808 - 430 pages
...never literary attempt was more unfortunate than the. publication of this treatise. It fell dead bvrn from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots; but being naturally of a cheerful and sanguine temper, 1 very soon recovered the blow." He entertained...
Full view - About this book

The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
...improvement of his fortune. Never literary attempt was more unfortunate than my " Treatise of Human Nature." It fell dead-born from the press, without reaching...distinction, as even to excite a murmur among the zealots. But being naturally of a cheerful and sanguine temper, I very sb'on recovered the blow, and prosecuted...
Full view - About this book

The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 538 pages
...of the author himself, was any literary attempt more unsuccessful. " It fell," be says, " dead born from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots.'' He adds, however, that " being naturally of a cheerful and sanguine temper, he soon recovered the blow."...
Full view - About this book

The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 540 pages
...Hume started as if from the nursery, a perfect and full-grown infidel. fell," he says, n dead born from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murmur among the zealots." He adds, however, that " being naturally of a cheerful and sanguine temper, he soon recovered the blow."...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler].

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1814 - 482 pages
...life), " was more " unfortunate than my Treatise of Human ** Nature. It fell dead-bom from the prcs.f, " 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...
Full view - About this book

Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Loneliness - 1819 - 410 pages
...never literary attempt was more unfortunate than the publication of this treatise. It fell dead torn from the press, without reaching such distinction as even to excite a murtuur among the zealots ; but being naturally of a chcerful and sanguine temper, I very soon recovered...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF