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" LATE noble author has most justly and elegantly defined custom to be, " The result of the passions and prejudices of many, and of the designs of a few; the ape of reason, who usurps her seat, exercises her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead. "
Essays and Miscellaneous Writings - Stran 102
avtor: Walter Nichols - 1826 - 179 strani
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The British Essayists: World

James Ferguson - 1823
...custom to be, ' The result of the passions and prejudices of many, and of the designs of a few ; the ape of reason, who usurps her seat, exercises her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead.' This definition enables us to account for the various absurd and wicked customs which have severally...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical and Critical

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1755. A LATE noble author has most justly and elegantly defined custom to be, ' The result of the passions and prejudices of many, and of the designs of a few ; the ape of reason, who usurps her seat, exercises her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead.'...
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The British Essayists

1823
...THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1755. A LATE noble author has most justly and elegantly denned custom to be, ' The result of the passions and prejudices of many, and of the designs of a few ; the ape of reason, who usurps her seat, exercises her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her etead.'...
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The English portion of the library of ... Francis Wrangham [a catalogue ...

Francis Wrangham - 1826
...World (Nos. 112 — 114.) on Custom; which he states, as denned by a late noble Author, to be "the result of the passions and prejudices of many, and of the designs of a few." The last of them is on the Pride of Birth. He had conceived, it seems, " before he got the key to fashionable...
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The English Portion of the Library of the Ven. Francis Wrangham

Francis Wrangham - 1826 - 645 strani
...World (Koi. 1 12 — 114.) on Custom ; which he states, as defined by a late noble Author, to be "the result of the passions and prejudices of many, and of the designs of a few." The last of them is on the Pride of Birth. He had conceived, it seems, "before he got the key to tashionablc...
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Stanley: Or, The Recollections of a Man of the World, Količina 1

Horace Binney Wallace - 1838
...the faintest fetter of custom, — 'Custom, that result of the prejudices and passions of many, and the designs of a few, that ape of reason, who usurps...her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead.' He was thus enabled to look down upon the establishments of the world with an independence which few...
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The Works of Lord Bolingbroke: With a Life, Prepared Expressly ..., Količina 2

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - 1841
...rules, and schemes, that chance, or ignorance, or interest, first devised, and that custom sanctifies: custom, that result of the passions and prejudices...her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead. Men rind it easy, and government makes it profitable, to concur in established systems of speculation...
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Memoirs of the Political and Literary Life of Robert Plumer Ward ...: With ...

Edmund Phipps - 1850
...with a complete man of the world : " Custom ! that result of the passions and prejudices of many, and the designs of a few ! that ape of Reason, who usurps...her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead." * No ; it is not Custom that will make me see the propriety of lingering in a place of which I am tired,...
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Memoirs of the Political and Literary Life of Robert Plumer Ward ..., Količina 2

Edmund Phipps - 1850
...with a complete man of the world : " Custom ! that result of the passions and prejudices of many, and the designs of a few ! that ape of Reason, who usurps...her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead." * No ; it is not Custom that will make me see the propriety of lingering in a place of which I am tired,...
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Literary Criticisms and Other Papers

Horace Binney Wallace - 1856 - 458 strani
...the faintest fetter of custom, — ' Custom, that result of the prejudices and passions of many, and the designs of a few, that ape of reason, who usurps...her power, and is obeyed by mankind in her stead.' He was thus enabled to look down upon the establishments of the world with an independence which few...
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