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Sydney Smith
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Lecture IX : On the Conduct of the Understanding. - Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy (1849)
Sydney Smith
Source/Notes:
Lecture IX : On the Conduct of the Understanding. - Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy (1849)
Sydney Smith
Source/Notes:
A Memoir of the Rev. Sydney Smith (1855 edition)


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Born: June 3, 1771

Died: February 22, 1845 (aged 73)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Clergyman

Bio: Sydney Smith was an English writer and Anglican cleric.

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