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and as my mind [[deletion]] could not be [[/deletion]] could not be quiet, ^ I was driven ^ [[addition]] at this time of my life [[/addition]] into this study this want of employment, I thought if the most honest illeness to turn to Philosophy. ^ [[addition]] to which [[/addition]] when I was a young man, I allotted a great deal of my time [[deletion]] to study [[/deletion]]. After I had begun to honors conferred upon me, I gave myself totally up to the republick, & there was so much time left for Philosophy, as [[deletion]] there [[/deletion]] was [[deletion]] some [[/deletion]] left over and above what was spent for the republick & for my friends: but I spent all this time in reading for I had not time to write.