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actions affections agreeable appear appetites association of ideas atheistical attention benevolence Bishop Butler calculated character ciple command conceive conduct connexion consideration considered constitution degree Deity desire distinct divine doctrine of necessity DUGALD STEWART duty endeavour Essays eternal evil excite exercise existence expediency faculty feelings give Godwin Guestwick happiness human nature Hume ideas influence kind look Lord Kames mankind manner means ment mental mind misery moral constitution moral emotion moral obligation Moral Philosophy moral sense neral nexion notions object observe opinions ourselves pain Paley passions perceive perception perfect pleasure Political Justice possess praise principles of moral produce reader reason remarks revealed religion Scriptures sentiments sion social society sophisms speculations suppose sympathy tain theory thing tion treatise trine truth tural ture University of Edinburgh utility vibrations virtue virtuous whole WILLIAM GODWIN wisdom words writers
Page 194 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Page 95 - And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
Page 335 - And they came to the place which God had told him of ; and Abraham built an altar there, and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac his son, and laid him on the altar, upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand, and took the knife to slay his son.
Page 58 - Ye stand this day all of you before the LORD your God ; your captains of your tribes, your elders, and your officers, with all the men of Israel, your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water : That thou shouldest enter into covenant with the LORD thy God, and into his oath, which the LORD thy God maketh with thee this day...
Page 262 - It is universally acknowledged, that there is a great uniformity among the actions of men, in all nations and ages, and that human nature remains still the same in its principles and operations. The same motives always produce the same actions ; the same events follow from the same causes.
Page 337 - And behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.
Page 144 - It is manifest, great part of common language, and of common behaviour over the world, is formed upon supposition of such a moral faculty...
Page 111 - ... into a smooth path, and the Motion in it becomes easy and as it were Natural. As far as we can comprehend Thinking, thus Ideas seem to be produced in our Minds, or if they are not, this may serve to explain their following one another in an habitual train, when once they are put into that tract, as well as it does to explain such Motions of the Body.