Adam Ferguson Quote

…if we intend to pursue the history of our species in its further attainments, we may soon enter on subjects which will confine our observation to more narrow limits. The genius of political wisdom and civil arts appears to have chosen his seats in particular tracts of the earth, and to have selected his favourites in particular races of men.


PART III, SECTION I. - An Essay on the History of Civil Society (1767)

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…if we intend to pursue the history of our species in its further attainments, we may soon enter on subjects which will confine our observation to...

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…if we intend to pursue the history of our species in its further attainments, we may soon enter on subjects which will confine our observation to...

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…if we intend to pursue the history of our species in its further attainments, we may soon enter on subjects which will confine our observation to...

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…if we intend to pursue the history of our species in its further attainments, we may soon enter on subjects which will confine our observation to...