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T H E O RY

OF

MORAL SENTIMENTS;

OR ,

An ESSAY towards an Analysis of the Principles by
which Men naturally judge concerning the Conduct
and Character, first of their Neighbours, and

afterwards of themselves.

TO WHICH IS ADDED ,

A Differtation

on

the Origin of Languages.

77-9--
By ADAM SMITH, LL. D.
Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Ediuburgh ;
Onc of the Commisfioners of his Majesty's Customs in Scotland in
and formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy in the

University of Glasgow.

Ą NEW EDITION.

VOL. 1.

BASIL:

Printed and fold by J. J. TOUR NE IS EN.

MDCCXCIII.

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ADVERTISEMENT.

Reclaw.

Since

the first publication of the THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS which was so long ago as the beginning of the year 1759, several

corrections, and a good many illustrations of • the doctrines contained in it, have occurred to me. But the various occupations in which the different accidents of my life necessarily involved me, have till now prevented me from revising this work with the care and attention which I always intended. The reader will find the principal alterations which I have made in this New

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