Tully's Offices: In Three Books

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D. Browne, R. Knaplock, 1720 - Ethics - 34 pages
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Page 237 - Vol II. giving an Account, I. Of the Inferior Orders of the Ancient Clergy. II Of the manner of their Elections, and Ordinations, and the particular Qualifications of fuch as were to be Ordain'd. III. Of their Privileges, Immunities and Revenues. IV. Of the feveral -Laws relating to their Employment, Life and Con verfation.
Page 240 - The Works Of Sr William Davenant K' Confifting of Thofe which were formerly Printed, And Thofe which he defign'd for the Prefs: Now Published Out of the Authors Originall Copies.
Page 34 - But when you shall have lookt over all the Ties in Nature, as far as your Mind, and your Reason can carry you: you will find nothing dearer, no Obligation of greater importance, than that by which we are every one of us Ty'd to the Commonwealth. Our Parents, Children, Kindred...
Page 94 - Solitude, and wifh for a Companion in his very Studies : he would be willing to Teach, and to Learn ; to Hear, and to Speak. So that beyond queftion, the Duties that tend to unite men together, and to preferve them in Society, are more to be efteem'd than thofe, that barely relate to Learning, and Knowledge. XLV. IT may be another Queftion whe" ther This Community^ which is fo Confo.
Page 91 - ... refers to community. For the speculation and perception of things is but lame and imperfect if it be not followed with action, which action is best seen in providing for the common benefits of mankind, and must therefore be reduced to the subject of human society in preference to the naked understanding of things. And this does every good man find to be true upon his own practice and observation. For where's the man that is so transported with a thirst of knowledge or a desire of piercing into...
Page 240 - Morals by way of Abftraft; to •which is added a Difcourfe under the Title of an AfterThought, by Sir Roger L'tflraage.
Page 239 - Constantine the Great ; containing the space of about 313 years ; with so much of the Jewish and Roman history as is necessary and convenient to illustrate the work ; to which is added a large Chronological Table of all the Roman and ecclesiastical affairs, included in the same period of time.
Page 92 - ... me for my function. For great men do not only teach the lovers of learning during their lives, but in their very graves too, transmitting their precepts down to after times for the use of posterity. Now to show how much their leisures contributed to our business, these eminent men have not slipt so much as any one point appertaining to the laws, manners, and discipline of the commonwealth, but have still, with all their faculties, applied the fruits of their labors and studies to the well-being...
Page 50 - Adminiftrati on of a Government, as in the cafe of a Ward: The CommiJJion has a regard to the benefit of thofe that are deliver'd up in Charge : and not thofe to whom fuch a charge, or care is Committed. But they that provide for One part of the people...
Page 221 - Prifoxtr, and not of a Senator: But (like a Fool as he was (as fome will fay) and one that flood in his own light) that which he did fpeak was againft himfelf : He would not allow it to be the Roman Inter eft to exchange their Prifoners ; for they were young men (he faid) and good Soldiers, but himfelf...

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