Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, 1812, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, 1812, Vol. 7 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, 1812, Vol. 7 It would be easy, in like manner, to show, that the politeness by which the higher ranks are distinguished, arises almost en tirely from their possessing, though no doubt in a higher degree, those very advantages which seem in earlier times to have be longed to the whole community-abe self-estimation produced by the consciousness of being on a level with what is highest in society - the variety of occupation which enriches and enlivens the faculties - the leisure which enables, and indeed compels them to seek amusement in society-their dependance upon the esteem of their associates for all that is left them to desire - and the impossibility of obtaining, by the help of law or public an: thority, those objects that are most essential to their happiness. But it is more to the purpose to apply all this to the character of our Highlanders. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 554 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 730g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243085710
  • 9780243085712