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EDITIONS OF THE ESSAYS COLLATED

AND REFERRED TO.

Essays, Moral and Political. Edinburgh, Kincaid,

1741. 12mo. (A) Essays, Moral and Political, Vol. II. Edinburgh,

Kincaid, 1742. 12mo. pp. 105. (B) Essays, Moral and Political, 2d Edition, corrected.

Edinburgh, Kincaid, 1742. 12mo. pp. 189. (C) Essays, Moral and Political. By D. Hume, Esq. 3d

Edition, corrected, with additions. London, Millar,

1748. 12mo. (D) Three Essays, Moral and Political, never before pub

lished, which completes the former Edition, in two volumes octavo. By D. Hume, Esq. London,

Millar, 1748. 12mo. (E) Political Discourses. By D. Hume, Esq. Edinburgh,

Kincaid, 1752. Small Svo. To this Edition there

is sometimes added ' a List of Scotticisms.' (F) Political Discourses. By D. Hume, Esq. 2d Edition.

Edinburgh, Kincaid, 1752. 12mo. Merely a re

print of the preceding. (G) Essays and Treatises on several Subjects. By D.

Hume, Esq. Vol. IV. containing Political Discourses. 3d Edition, with Additions and Correc

tions. London, Millar, 1754. (H) Four Dissertations : lst, Natural History of Reli

gion: 2d, of the Passions: 3d, of Tragedy: 4th,

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EDITIONS COLLATED AND REFERRED TO.

of the Standard of Taste. By D. Hume, Esq.

London, Millar, 1757. 12mo. (I) Philosophical Essays concerning Human Understand

ing. By the Author of the Essays Moral and Po

litical. London, Millar, 1748. 12mo. (K) Philosophical Essays concerning Human Understand

ing. By D. Hume, Esq. 2d Edition, with Additions and Corrections. London, Millar, 1750. 12mo.

(L) An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals. By

D. Hume, Esq. London, Millar, 1751. (M) Essays and Treatises on several Subjects. By D.

Hume, Esq. London, Millar, 1768. 2 vols. 4to. (N) Essays and Treatises on several Subjects. By D.

Hume, Esq. London, Cadell, 1777. 2 vols 8vo. (0)

The above List comprehends all the Editions which vary

materially from each other. Those which have been found on examination to be mere reprints, are not included.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME FIRST.

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PART II.

OF THE IDEAS OF SPACE AND TIME.

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Of the infinite Divisibility of our Ideas of Space and Time

Of the infinite Divisibility of Space and Time

Of the other Qualities of our Ideas of Space and Time

Objections answered

The same Subject continued

Of the Idea of Existence, and of external Existence

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perfectly friendly and affectionate. As I had written to my mother that she might expect me in Scotland, I was under the necessity of continuing my journey. His disease seemed to yield to exercise and change of air, and when he arrived in London, he was apparently in much better health than when he left Edinburgh. He was advised to go to Bath to drink the waters, which appeared for some time to have so good an effect upon him, that even he himself began to entertain, what he was not apt to do, a better opinion of his own health. His symptoms, however, soon returned with their usual violence, and from that moment he gave up all thoughts of recovery, but submitted with the utmost cheerfulness, and the most perfect complacency and resignation. Upon his return to Edinburgh, though he found himself much weaker, yet his cheerfulness never abated, and he continued to divert himself, as usual, with correcting his own works for a new edition, with reading books of amusement, with the conversation of his friends; and, sometimes in the evening, with a party at his favourite game of whist. His cheerfulness was so great, and his conversation and amusements run so much in their usual strain, that, notwithstanding all bad symptoms, many people could not believe he was dying. “ I shall tell your friend, Colonel Edmondstone," said Doctor Dundas to him one day, “ that I

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