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Smith, Sydney 1771-1845

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Works: 468 works in 1,494 publications in 3 languages and 22,317 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Quotations  Interviews  Sermons  History  Essays  Speeches 
Roles: Author, Composer, Recipient, Former owner, Correspondent
Classifications: PR5458, 824.7
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Most widely held works by Sydney Smith
The Edinburgh review( )

in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English essays from Sir Philip Sidney to Macaulay; with introductions, notes and illustrations by Charles William Eliot( Book )

5 editions published between 1937 and 1980 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays written by people such as Sir Philip Sidney and Thomas Babington Macaulay
The works of the Rev. Sydney Smith by Sydney Smith( Book )

75 editions published between 1839 and 2012 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on the subject of the Catholics to my brother Abraham who lives in the country by Sydney Smith( Book )

35 editions published between 1807 and 2010 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir of the Reverend Sydney Smith by Saba Holland Holland( Book )

7 editions published in 1855 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary sketches of moral philosophy : delivered at the Royal institution, in the years 1804, 1805, and 1806 by Sydney Smith( Book )

37 editions published between 1849 and 2013 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These Elementary Lectures, on Moral (or Mental) Philosophy, were delivered at the Royal Institution in the years 1804-5-6, before a mixed audience of ladies and gentlemen, upon a subject very little considered then in this country. They are scarcely more than an enumeration of those great men that have originated and treated on this important science, with a short account of their various opinions, and frequent compilations from their works. Though Mr. Sydney Smith had had the advantage of a close attendance, for five years, upon the beautiful lectures delivered by Mr. Dugald Stewart in the University of Edinburgh, and an almost daily communication with him, and with that remarkable man Dr. Thomas Brown, who succeeded Mr. Stewart in the professor's chair of Moral Philosophy, yet these Lectures, from the circumstances under which they were delivered, were necessarily very superficial; it being impossible to fix the attention of persons wholly unaccustomed to such abstruse and difficult subjects, with any beneficial effect, for the prescribed time of the Lecture. Some portions of the first course of Lectures were, a few years after, amplified and embodied in the "Edinburgh Review," under the titles of Professional Education, Female Education, and Public Schools; and as he considered what remained could be of no further use, he destroyed several, and was proceeding to destroy the whole. An earnest entreaty was made that those not yet torn up might be spared, and it was granted. These Lectures then (the first course being rendered very imperfect, though from the ninth they are perfect and consecutive) profess to be nothing more than a popular colloquial sketch of a very curious and interesting subject, written to be spoken. They are given in clear language, often illustrated by happy allusions, by eloquence, and by a playfulness of fancy that was eminently his own. Though very far from a learned book, it may prove perhaps an interesting one; conveying great truths, and much useful knowledge, in a less dry and repulsive shape than in a discussion on Moral Philosophy they are commonly to be found"--Book. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The Edinburgh review( )

in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of the Rev. Sydney Smith by Sydney Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1839 and 1845 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Peter Plymley to his brother Abraham who lives in the country, together with selected writings, sermons, and speeches by Sydney Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to Archdeacon Singleton on the Ecclesiastical Commission by Sydney Smith( Book )

19 editions published between 1837 and 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballot by Sydney Smith( Book )

21 editions published between 1839 and 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fragment on the Irish Roman Catholic church by Sydney Smith( Book )

29 editions published between 1845 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second letter to Archdeacon Singleton : being the third of the cathedral letters by Sydney Smith( Book )

20 editions published between 1838 and 1839 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on American debts by Sydney Smith( Book )

26 editions published between 1843 and 2005 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Dyson's speech to the freeholders on reform by Sydney Smith( Book )

24 editions published between 1831 and 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wit and wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith : being selections from his writings and passages of his letters and table-talk by Sydney Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1858 and 1979 in English and German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third letter to Archdeacon Singleton by Sydney Smith( Book )

12 editions published in 1839 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sermon on religious charity by Sydney Smith( Book )

11 editions published in 1825 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wit and wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith; a selection of the most memorable passages in his writings and conversation by Sydney Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1860 and 1874 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dyson 1771-1845 Mr

Dyson, Mr., 1771-1845

Dyson Mr., pseud

Mr. Dyson 1771-1845

Plymley, Peter

Plymley, Peter 1771-1845

Plymley, Peter pseud

Smith, S. 1771-1845 canon of St. Paul's

Smith S. canon of St. Paul's 1771-1845

Smith, Sidney 1771-1845

Smith, Sydney

Smith, Sydney 1771-1845

Sydney Smith Brits klerk (1771-1845)

Sydney Smith giornalista e religioso inglese

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Languages
English (575)

French (12)

German (5)

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