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" I think evident, that we find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end, several actions of our minds and motions of our bodies, barely by a thought or preference of the mind ordering, or, as it were, commanding the doing or not doing... "
An examination of President Edwards's Inquiry on the freedom of the will - Page 10
by Jeremiah Day - 1841 - 340 pages
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The Literary and Theological Review, Volume 1

Leonard Woods, Charles D. Pigeon - Theology - 1834
...or slop to any particular action which it takes to be in its power." Again ; " We find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end, several actions of our mind, or motions of our bodies, barely by a thought of the mind, ordering, or as it were commanding...
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Facts in Mesmerism, with reasons for a dispassionate inquiry into it

Chauncy Hare Townshend - 1840
...bodies, which were before at rest. * * " This, at least, I think evident, that we find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end several actions of our minds, and motions of our body, barely by a thought, or preference of the mind, ordering, or, as it were, commanding the doing,...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Johann Eduard Erdmann - Philosophy, Modern - 1840
...very imperfect obscure, idea of active power. Chapt. XXL §. 1. 2. 4. We find in ourselves a p«wer to begin or forbear, Continue or end several actions of our minds, and tuotionq of our bodies. ' — This power. ... is that which b* tve eall the will. The actual exercise...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Johann Eduard Erdmann - Philosophy, Modern - 1840
...of active power. Chapt. XXL §. 1. 2. 4. We find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, contiaue or end several actions of our minds, and motions of our bodies. — This power.... is that which b* XX we call the will. The actual exercise of that power.... is that...
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Essays on the Active Powers of the Human Mind: An Inquiry Into the Human ...

Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart - Mind and body - 1843 - 599 pages
...of the power to begin any action, either of motion or thought." He adds, " That we find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end several...as it were, commanding the doing or not doing such a particular action. This power which the mind has thus to order the consideration of any idea, or...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 11

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1847
...a man, to motion or rest." This power he repeatedly identifies with thought. "We find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end several...bodies, barely by a thought or preference of the mind. — A power in any agent to do or forbear any particular action, according to the determination or...
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An essay concerning human understanding. With the notes and illustr. of the ...

John Locke - 1849
...5. Will and understanding, two powers. — This at least I think evident, that we find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end, several...doing or not doing such or such a particular action. This power which the mind has thus to order the consideration of any idea, or the forbearing to consider...
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The works of Leonard Woods ...

Leonard Woods - Congregational churches - 1850
...will is used by Locke in exactly the same sense, as I have given it. He says ; " We find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end several...doing or not doing such or such a particular action. This power, which the mind has thus to order the consideration of any idea or the forbearing to consider...
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The Works of Leonard Woods ...

Leonard Woods - Congregational churches - 1850
...will is used by Locke in exactly the same sense, aa I have given it. He says ; " We find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end several...doing or not doing such or such a particular action. This power, which the mind has thus to order the consideration of any idea or the forbearing to consider...
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The Works of Leonard Woods, Volume 5

Leonard Woods - Congregational churches - 1851
...or stop to any particular action which it takes to be in its power" Again ; " We find in ourselves a power to begin or forbear, continue or end, several actions of our mind, or motions of our bodies, barely by a thought of the mind, ordering or as it were commanding...
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