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Страница 155 - The peculiarities of Paley's mind are discoverable in the comparison, or rather contrast, between the practical chapter on Happiness, and the philosophical portion of the chapter on Virtue. " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness."* It is not perhaps very important to observe, that these words,
Страница 29 - Law, no less can be said, than that her seat is the bosom of God. her voice the harmony of the world : all thing» in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as
Страница 29 - in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, the greatest as not exempted from her power; both angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy."t Let not those who. to use the language of the same Hooker.
Страница 437 - has a right to do for himself; and he has a right to a fair portion of all that society, with all its combinations of skill and force, can do for him." Either this right is universal, or it is not :—if it be universal, it cannot
Страница 326 - to inform him that penal statutes in matters ecclesiastical cannot be suspended but by Act of Parliament ;" to which the King returned an evasive answer. The House presented another address, declaring '''that the King was very much misinformed, no such power having been claimed or recognised by any of his predecessors,
Страница 56 - indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any other subject within this realm : howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof: for if my head would win him a castle in
Страница 40 - All those who have written of governments have written as philosophers, or as lawyers, and none as statesmen. As for the philosophers, they make imaginary laws for imaginary commonwealths, and their discourses are as the stars, which give little light because they are so high."—
Страница 198 - sense or feeling, which nature has made universal in the whole species."— Inquiry concerning the Principles of Morals, sect, i. The phrase " made universal," which is here used instead of the more obvious and common word "implanted," shows the anxious and perfect precision of language, by which a philosopher
Страница 64 - with you to church, and there thank God both for that he hath given us, and for that he has left us, which if it please hym, he can increase when he will. And if it please him to leave us yet lesse. at hys pleasure be it. I praye you to make some
Страница 21 - that can do the work among us. Absolute liberty, just and true liberty, equal and impartial liberty, is the thing that we stand in need of. Now, though this has indeed been much talked of, I doubt it has not been much understood,—I am sure not at all practised, either by our governors

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