Life of Adam Smith eBook

John Rae (educator)
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 551 pages of information about Life of Adam Smith.

Wealth of Nations, various dates of composition toolmarked in
    the text, 256;
  publication, 284;
  reception, 285;
  Hume’s letter on, 286;
  Gibbon on, 287;
  quoted in Parliament, 290;
  editions, 293;
  early influence on public affairs, 294;
  Danish translation, 356;
  French translations, 359;
  German, 359;
  Spanish, 360;
  letter of Smith to Cadell about third edition, 362

Webster, Dr. A., lists of examinable persons, 399, 400

Wedderburn, Alexander (Earl of Rosslyn), attends Smith’s lectures, 32;
  connection with Foulis’s Academy of Design, 75;
  editor of Edinburgh Review, 121

Whiggism, Smith’s, 162, 379, 389, 410

Whist, Smith at, 97

Wilberforce, Bishop, account of Smith’s altercation with Johnson, 156

Wilberforce, William, opinion of Smith, 447;
  promoter of British Fisheries Society, 408

Wilkes, John, Smith on, 163

Wilkie, the poet, on Smith, 102

Will, Smith’s, 436

Wilson, Professor A., his type-foundry, 71;
  Smith’s interest in the foundry, 77;
  new foundry in Glasgow College grounds, 78

Windham, William, on Smith’s house in Edinburgh, 326;
  romantic incident, 394;
  on Smith’s family circle, 395

Windischgraetz, Count J.N. de, his proposed reform of legal
    terminology, 376

Wordsworth, William, on Smith as a critic, 34


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