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" THE plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom and liberty, in common speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases. "
A review of Edwards's "Inquiry into the freedom of the will.": Containing I ... - Page 67
by Henry Philip Tappan - 1839 - 300 pages
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The Christian Messenger and Reformer, Volume 8

James Wallis - Churches of Christ - 1844
...speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage that any * Chap, on Power, aec, 14, 15, 16. f Part I. sec. 5. one has to do as he pleases ; or in 'other words,...impediment in the way of doing or conducting in any respect as he will. And the contrary to liberty whatever name we call that by, is a person's being...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1844
...this is certainly a great mistake. Liberty, as I have explained it, in p. 17, and other places, is the power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting in any respect, according to his pleasure; without considering how his pleasure comes to...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1844
...this is certainly a great mistake. Liberty, as I have explained it, in p. 17, and other places, is the power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting in any respect, according to his pleasure; without considering how his pleasure comes to...
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An Examination of President Edwards' Inquiry Into the Freedom of the Will

Albert Taylor Bledsoe - Free will and determinism - 1845 - 234 pages
...subject, " The plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom and liberty, in common speech, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has...he pleases. Or, in other words, his being free from hindrance or impediment in the way of doing, or conducting in any respect as he wills. And the contrary...
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Phrenology considered in a religious light; or, Thoughts and readings ...

S D. Pugh, George Combe - 1846
...less worthy do we feel him to be of our commendation. This leads me to the subject of my letter. " The plain and obvious meaning of the words, Freedom...he pleases; or, in other words, his being free from hindrance or impediment in the way of doing, or conducting, in any respect, as he wills. And the contrary...
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Doctrine of the Will

Asa Mahan - Free will and determinism - 1846 - 235 pages
...Necessity ? " The plain and obvious meaning of the words Freedom and Liberty," says President Edwards, "is power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one...impediment in the way of doing or conducting in any respect as he wills. And the contrary to Liberty, whatever name we please to call that by, is a person's...
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Posthumous Works of the Rev. Thomas Chalmers ..., Volume 8

Thomas Chalmers - Presbyterian Church - 1849
...than I do : but I think this is certainly a great mistake. " Liberty, as I have explained it, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases, or conduct himself, IN ANT RESPECT, according to his pleasure, without considering how his pleasure comes...
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A Careful and Strict Inquiry Into the Modern Prevailing Notions of that ...

Jonathan Edwards - Free will and determinism - 1852 - 190 pages
...bottom have NO LIBERTY." Whereas, I Liberty, as I have explained it, in p- 17, and other places, is the power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting in any respect, according to his pleasure; without considering how his pleasure comes to...
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Objections to Calvinism as it is: in a series of letters addressed to N. L. Rice

Randolph Sinks Foster, Nathan Lewis Rice - Calvinism - 1853 - 310 pages
...freedom and necessity. " The plain and obvious meaning of the words, freedom and liberty," says Edwards, "is power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases." But he also teaches us that the volition is necessary—his will or particular choice, whatever it...
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A Theodicy: Or, Vindication of the Divine Glory, as Manifested in the ...

Albert Taylor Bledsoe - God - 1853 - 414 pages
...scheme.":}: Thus he always has recourse to this definition of liberty, consisting in the power or opportvnity any one has "to do as he pleases," or, in other words, " as he wills," whenever he attempts to reconcile his doctrine with the moral agency and accountability...
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