David Hume Quote

Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn; and an easy stream of conversation maintained without vehemence, without interruption, without eagerness for victory, and without any airs of superiority.


The Philosophical Works (ed. 1964)

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Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn;...

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Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn;...

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Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn;...

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Among well bred people a mutual deference is affected, contempt for others is disguised; authority concealed; attention given to each in his turn;...