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" There arise indeed in some minds some unaccountable terrors with regard to futurity; but these would quickly vanish were they not artificially fostered by precept and education. And those who foster them, what is their motive? Only to gain a livelihood,... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 428
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1784
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A Full Inquiry Into the Subject of Suicide: To which are Added (as ..., Volume 2

Charles Moore, Charles Moore (Rector of Cuxton.) - Suicide - 1790 - 405 pages
...artificially foitered by precept and education. " And thofe who fofter them what is their motive? Only to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power " and riches in this world. Their very zeal and induftry therefore is an argument againft them." 'In what a woful dilemma does...
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Essays on suicide and the immortality of the soul. With remarks by the ...

David Hume, Joseph Addison, Jean Jacques Rousseau - 1799
...artificially foftered by precept and education. And thofe who. fofter them , what is their motive ? only to gain a livelihood , and to acquire power and riches in this world. Their very zeal and induftry therefore is an argument againft them. What cruelty, what iniquity, what...
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The philosophical works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...species of men, the good and the bad; but the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue. Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good ' Quint. Cuitiub. lib. vi. cap. j. supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would...
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Thoughts, Chiefly Designed as Preparative Or Persuasive to Private Devotion

John Sheppard - Prayer - 1838 - 338 pages
...present life ; and that those who inculcate the doctrine of a future state have no other motive than to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this life." See Monthly Review for June, 1784, vol. 70, p. 428. A brother philosopher has invited...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1844
...present life ; and that those who inculcate the doctrine of a future state have no other motive than to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this life." quent conflicts, through many years, with speculative unbelief and various temptation. While...
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Papers Read at the Meetings of the Metaphysical Society

Learned institutions and societies - 1869
...our ideas of justice, can prove that human offences deserve infinite and purposeless punishment. " Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would frequently be embarrassed in his...
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David Hume and His Influence on Philosophy and Theology

James Orr - 1903 - 246 pages
...artificially fostered by precept and example. And those who foster them, what is their motive ? Only to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this world. Their very zeal and industry, therefore, are an argument against them." l It will not be, questioned...
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Hume: the relation of the Treatise of human nature--book I to the Inquiry ...

William Baird Elkin - 1904 - 330 pages
...of goodness and justice ; and no end can be served by it after the whole scene is closed. . . . ' ' Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would frequently be embarrassed in his...
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Freedom and Moral Sentiment: Hume's Way of Naturalizing Responsibility

Paul Russell - Philosophy - 2002 - 200 pages
This book presents a critical examination of Hume's views on the subject of freedom and moral responsibility.
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Hume On Natural Religion

Stanley Tweyman - Philosophy - 1996 - 334 pages
...creation is limited to the present life, and that those who inculcate the doctrine of a future state, have no other motive but to gain a livelihood, and...round the world with an intention of giving a good supper to the righteous, and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would frequently be embarrassed in...
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