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Poetical essays, chiefly of a moral nature

Young man.

Poetical essays, chiefly of a moral nature

by Young man.

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Published by Printed for the author, and sold by J. Wheble ...; G. Riley ...; and John How, in High-Wycombe, Bucks. in London .
Written in English


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RBSC copy: Bound with Hollis, John. Sober and serious reasons for scepticism, as ir concerns revealed religion. London, 1796.

Statementwritten at different periods of time, by a young man.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 61, [1] p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16799849M

WORDSWORTH’S POETICAL WORKS. LINES Suggested by a Portrait from the Pencil of F. Stone. Composed —Published [This Portrait has hung for many years in our principal sitting-room, and represents J. Q. as she was when a girl. The picture, though it is somewhat thinly painted, has much merit in tone and general effect: it is chiefly valuable, however, from the sentiment that. Smith, Adam LIFE AND CHARACTER. EARLY WRITINGS. THE WEALTH OF NATIONS. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The eighteenth-century Scottish economist Adam Smith is widely acknowledged as both the father of modern economics and the apostle of free cornerstone work, The Wealth of Nations (), was popular in Smith ’ s era (six editions were published before Smith ’ s death in .

Ralph Waldo Emerson. Essayist, wrote Nature. Birthplace: Boston, MA Location of death: Concord, MA Cause of death: Pneumonia Remains: Buried, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, C. American poet and essayist, born in Boston, Massachusetts, on the 25th of May Seven of his ancestors were ministers of New England churches. Among them were some of Born: Not our greater conformity to nature, quite the opposite, the repulsiveness to nature of our relations, conditions, and morals impels us, to obtain a satisfaction in the physical world to the awakening instinct for truth and simplicity, which, like the moral predisposition, out of which it flows, lies incorruptible and ineradicable in all human.

  Essays and Addresses/Humanism in Education. that they were the best means of self-culture; that there alone one could see the human reason moving freely, the moral nature clearly expressed, in a word, the dignity of man, as a rational being, fully displayed. has done much, more perhaps than any other one book of the century, to invest. After having thought intensely upon this subject, and written about it for four years, he acknowledged in his book, — for some reason generally neglected — “Philosophical Theory of Religion” (Part 1., “Of the Radical Evil of Human Nature,” published in ) that he was unable to .


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