When the fashion of duels supplied the place of chivalry, the men who with their friends daily exposed themselves to the danger of death, became more dear to each other. ... Friendship then supposes aman possessed of courage, discretion, firmness, knowlege, and prudence: qualities that being ... An infinite number of men give themselves out for true friends, in order to appear of some consectquence.
|Title||:||De l'Esprit: or, essays on the mind, and its several faculties ... Translated from the edition printed under the author's inspection|