Giambattista Vico Quote

The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.


The New Science (3rd ed., 1730) bk. 1, sect. 2, para. 67, no. 242

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The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.

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The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.

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The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.

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The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.