The Lectures, Corrected and Improved, which Have Been Delivered for a Series of Years, in the College of New-Jersey: On the Subjects of Moral and Political Philosophy ... (Google eBook)

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Whiting and Watson, 1812 - Ethics
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Page 20 - Lives thro' all life, extends thro' all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent; Breathes in our soul, informs our mortal part, As full, as perfect, in a hair as heart; As full, as perfect, in vile man that mourns, As the rapt seraph that adores and burns: To him no high, no low, no great, no small; He fills, he bounds, connects, and equals all.
Page 159 - That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the Lord sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.
Page 222 - The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn."* The Imagination modifies images, and gives unity to variety; it sees all things in one, il piu nell
Page 32 - Who sees with equal eye, as God of all, A hero perish, or a sparrow fall, Atoms or systems into ruin hurl'd, And now a bubble burst, and now a world.
Page 332 - ... it is against the enterprising ambition of this department, that the people ought to indulge all their jealousy, and exhaust all their precautions.
Page 332 - But in a representative republic, where the executive magistracy is carefully limited both in the extent and the duration of its power; and where the legislative power is exercised by an assembly, which is inspired by a supposed influence over the people with an intrepid confidence in its own strength...
Page 105 - Commandments, to love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, with all thy soul, with all thy strength, and with all thy mind, and thy neighbor as thyself.
Page 324 - True religion undoubtedly leads us to do to others as we would that they should do to us.
Page 77 - whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are of good report ; if there be any virtue, if there be any praise, think of these things.
Page 362 - Poland this year became the theatre of war. The Empress of Russia, the Emperor of Germany, and the King of Prussia, entered, by mutual consent, into that devoted country, laying waste with fire and sword, and taking to themselves its finest provinces.

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