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" How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. "
Lives of Eminent Persons - Página 9
por Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1833 - 571 páginas
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Annual Register, Volumen2

1802
...which interest him in thefortuncot others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though IK: derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or Compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to conceive...
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Harvest-home: consisting of supplementary Gleanings, original ..., Volumen3

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1805
...soever," observes the sagacious author of 'The Theory of Moral Sentiments,' " man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to conceive...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, An Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - 1817 - 598 páginas
...SECTION I. OF THE SENSE OF PROPRIETY. CHAPTER I. Of Sympathy. HOW selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to conceive...
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Monody on Major Andre: And Elegy on Captain Cook. Also Mr. Pratt's Sympathy ...

Anna Seward - 1817 - 178 páginas
...soever," observes the sagacious author •f ' The Theory of Moral Sentiments,' " man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to conceive...
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Monody on Major Andre: And Elegy on Captain Cook. Also Mr. Pratt's Sympathy ...

Anna Seward - 1817 - 178 páginas
...author of ' The Theory of Moral Sentiments,' " man may be supposed, there are evidently some principle? in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of...render their happiness necessary to him. though he deiives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the...
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Memoir of William Burdon [by G. Ensor] Liberality of sentiment. Human ...

William Burdon - 1820
...on the nature of pity or compassion. " How selfish soever," says he, " man may be supposed, there is evidently some principles in his nature which interest...others, and render their happiness necessary to him, tho' he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion;...
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Materials for Thinking

William Burdon - 1820
...nature which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, i In)' he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion: the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or conceive it in a very...
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Horae Phrenologicae Being Three Phrenological Essays

John Epps - 1829
...in general very anxious about the welfare and happiness of others ; for howsoever selfish man may be there are evidently some principles in his nature which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it,...
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Life of Dr. Adam Smith

William Draper - 1830 - 32 páginas
...their followers, in later days. Dr. Smith, though he makes - little direct reference to this system 1 founded on the absolute selfishness of man, may be...him, though he derives nothing from it except the plea\ sure of seeing it ; of this kind is pity or compassion, words appropriated to signify our fellow...
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Lives of eminent persons; consisting of Galileo, Kepler

Lives - 1833
...seventeenth century, who had borrowed it from the school of Epicurus, and who bequeathed it as a theme of everlasting cavil and epigrammatic paradox to that...kind is pity or compassion, words appropriated to sig nify our fellow feeling with the sorrow of others." " Sympathy," he adds* " though its meaning...
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