Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

Titel:
The life, studies and works of Benjamin West, Esq. president of The Royal Academy of London
Person:
Galt, John
Persistente ID:
urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1662038
PURL:
https://digitalesammlungen.uni-weimar.de/viewer/resolver?urn=urn:nbn:de:gbv:wim2-g-1663530
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gorgeous omen of the glory which 
attain in their passage over America. 
they would 
XIII. 
While 
he was 
rapt 
in 
these reflections, 
he heard the drowsy tinkle of a pastoral bell be- 
hind him, and on turning round, he saw a pea- 
sant dressed in shaggy skins, driving a few goats 
from the ruins. The appearance and physiog- 
nomy of this peasant struck him as something 
IIIOFE 
wild 
and 
ferocious 
than 
any 
thing 
about 
the 
Indians; 
and: 
Perhaps, 
the 
observation 
WHS 
correctly 
philosophical. 
In 
the 
Indian, 
Nature 
is seen in that primitive vigour and simpli- 
city, in which the actions are regulated by those 
feelings that are the elements of the virtues; 
but 
in 
Italian 
the 
bandit, 
for such 
he had reason 
afterwards 
to 
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think 
the 
the real character of 
g0at_ 
he 
 saw 
man 
in 
that 
second 
state 
of 
barbarity, in which his actions are instigated 
wants that have often a vicious origin. 
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