Excerpt from On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason, and on the Will in Nature; Two Essays: Translated by Mme; Karl Hillebrand On the other hand, to send a juvenile work. Like this once more into the world with all its faults and blemishes, seemed to me unjustifiable. For I am aware that the time cannot be very far Ofi when all correction will be impossible; but with that time the period of my real inﬂuence will commence, and this period, I trust, will' be a long one, for I firmly rely upon Seneca's promise Etiamsi omnibus tecum viventibus silentium livor in dixerit renient qui sine ofensa, sine gratia judicent. I have done what I could, therefore, to improve this work of my youth, and, considering the brevity and uncertainty of life, I must even regard it as an especially fortunate circumstance, to have been thus permitted to correct in my sixtieth year what I had written in my twenty-sixth. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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