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PITHY QUOTES FROM PAST MASTERS last I thought I might say, Good Charon, I have been endeavouring to open the eyes of people; have a little patience only till I have the pleasure of seeing the churches shut up, and the Clergy sent about their business; but Charon would reply, O you loitering rogue; that wont happen these two hundred years; do you fancy I will give you a lease for so long a time? Get into the boat this instant.

The Philosophers (The English Letters Collection). Volume 6 of The Glasgow Edition of The Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith, Letter 163, To Alexander Wedderburn, 1776, August - quoting David Hume on his death bed


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