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certain passages which are generally thought obscure. The author giving an attentive ear to every censure of this kind, has, in the prefent edition, renewed his efforts to correct every such defect; and he would gladly hope that he has not been altogether unsuccessful. The truth is, that a writer, who must be polesed of the thought before he can put it into words, is but ill qualified to judge whether the expression be sufficiently perspicuous: in this particular, he must take upon himself to judge for the reader, who can much better judge for himself.

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Introduction,
Chap.

1. Perceptions and ideas in a train,
2. Emotions and pasions,

Part
1. Causes unfolded of the emotions and

pasions :
Sect.
1. Difference between emotion and

pasion. Causes that are the
most common and the most ge-
neral.- Passion considered as

productive of action,
2. Causes of the emotions of joy and

sorrow,
3. Sympathetic emotion of virtue,

and its cause,
4. In many instances one emotion is

productive of another. The

Same of pasions,
5. Causes of the pasions of fear and

anger,
6. Emotions caused by fiction,
2. Emotions and pasions as pleasant and

painful, agreeable and disagreeable.
--Modifications of these qualities,

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