Original Letters of John Locke, Alg. Sidney, and Lord Shaftesbury; With an Analytical Sketch of the Writings and Opinions of Locke and Other Metaphysicians

Original Letters of John Locke, Alg. Sidney, and Lord Shaftesbury; With an Analytical Sketch of the Writings and Opinions of Locke and Other Metaphysicians

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...it be prudent or no, but to none of them as from me. To yourself more than one if you please. Hither two to be sent. Bid him forthwith bring in all the remainder of the copy to you. And let him send me hither the History of the Air t complete, that I may see it before it be published. LETTER XXVIII. LOCKE To CLARKE. Dear Sir, Oates, 9o Dec. 1692. I must beg you, the first time you see my Lord Bellamont, with my humble service to assure his Lordship, that his commands will in all cases have thnt weight and authority with me, as to dispose of all the power I have for his service: that therefore to enable me to serve him on the present occasion, The words between crotchets are scratched through with a pen. t See hereafter. I desire his Lordship to send me Mr. Stanley's name and qualifications, and the place he has now in the Court, and whatever he thinks may recommend him to my Lord P--: for this is an inviolable rule, which I always do and shaB observe in recommending any person, that I say what I know myself of them, and whatever is beyond my knowledge I always tell upon whose report and credit it is that I say it, so that I shall be sure to vouch my Lord Belamont's testimony, which cannot but be better than mine for a person whom I am so little acquainted with, as I have the honor to be with Mr. Stanley. When the imprest roll comes to your hand, pray be sure, before you do anything else, to get a perfect account of the form of the oath, though I am apt to think it is such as I told you. People generally think that, if one has an interest any where one may use it as one pleases, whereas I think one has it and preserves it only by a fair and cautious use of it. If my Lord B. would reflect upon what I have said and my way of proceeding, which I never...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
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  • English
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  • 1236495691
  • 9781236495693