This feems to account for_my ahavin'g been able to recolleél; the Words, as well as the Sentiments, of thofe whom I heard fpeak in Parliament, without pollefiing that mechani cal Kind of Memory which can retain Terms, not as Symbols but as Sounds, and which fometimes difiinguifhes thofe who difcover fcarce any other Faculty of the Mind; for there have been Perfons, who, though they could repeat a Difcourfe 'of confiderable length delivered in a Language they did not under fiand, after once hearing It, yet could not have comprehended the meaning of it, if it had been delivered in their mother Tongue. I'do not, however, pretend that I have always done Jul'tice to the Speakers, either with refpeét to Language or Sentiment, whatever is amifs, therefore, in either, mull be imputed to me, though the Honour of whatever is excellent mull undoubtedly be theirs.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - James Caldwell
Published Date - August 24 2019
ISBN - 9780331593754
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.6 cm
Page Count - 421
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