The Poetical Works of Beattie, Blair and Falconer

With Lives, Critical Dissertations and Explanatory Notes

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Author: Anonymous
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,255 / 254 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 520
mnybks.net#: 37
Genres: Poetry, Criticism

Edited by George Gilfillan

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nd showed more zeal than discretion. We may quote here some sensible sentences from one of his biographers.--"That his meaning was excellent, no one can doubt; whether he discovered the right remedy for the harm which he was desirous of removing, is much more questionable. To magnify any branch of human knowledge beyond its just importance, may indeed tend to weaken the force of religious faith; but many acute metaphysicians have been good Christians, and before the question thus agitated can be set at rest, we must suppose a proficiency in those inquiries which he would proscribe as dangerous. After all, we can discover no more reason why sciolists in metaphysics should bring that study into discredit, than that religion itself should be disparaged through the extravagance of fanaticism. To have met the subject fully, he ought to have shown, that not only those opinions he controverts are erroneous, but that all the systems of former metaphysicians were so likewise." In truth, Beattie would have gained his p

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