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-1664060
147 
ral 
population 
seemed 
to 
be 
defective 
in 
that 
detestation 
of 
vice 
found 
in 
all 
countries 
in 
healthful 
state 
of 
morals, 
and 
which 
is 
often 
strongest among the lowest of the vulgar, especially 
in what 
thought 
respects the conduct of the great. 
that the commonalty of Italy had 
He 
lost 
the tact by which the good and evil of actions are 
discriminated ; 
and 
that, 
whatever 
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good 
in 
their disposition, 
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constitutional, 
and 
uncon- 
nected 
with 
any principle of 
religion, 
OP SEDSB 
of 
right. In the Papal 
states, this appeared to be 
particularly the case. 
All the creative powers of 
seemed there to be extinct. 
the mind 
The coun- 
try was 
with 
covered 
ruins, 
and 
human cha- 
the 
ashes. 
racter was in 
Sometimes, indeed, a few em- 
bers of intellect were seen among the clergy ; 
but 
the 
brightness 
their scintillation was owing to 
of 
the blackness of death with 
which they were con- 
trasted. The splendour of the nobility struck 
him only as a more conspicuous poverty than the 
beggary of the common people; and the perfect 
contempt with which they treated the. feelings of 
their 
dependants, 
seemed 
to 
him 
scarcely 
less 
despicable 
than 
the 
apathy 
with 
which 
it 
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endured. 
The 
innumerable 
examples 
of 
the 
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