The Science of Ethics: An Elementary System of Theoretical and Practical Morality

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G.P. Putnam's sons, 1876 - Ethics - 329 pages

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Page 64 - Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.
Page 109 - The natural and active sense of property pervades the foundations of social improvement. It leads to the cultivation of the earth, the institution of government, the establishment of justice, the acquisition of the comforts of life, the growth of the useful arts, the spirit of commerce, the productions of taste, the erections of charity, and the display of the benevolent affections": 2 Kent's Commentaries, 13th ed.,.
Page 153 - DO not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you.
Page 308 - ... godliness has the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come...
Page 138 - And understood not that a grateful mind By owing owes not, but still pays, at once Indebted and discharged...
Page 329 - Instinct — Its Office in the Animal Kingdom, and Its Relation to the Higher Powers in Man.
Page 329 - English literature, and wholly lack an understanding of the conditions which surround them, the influence which directed them, and the relations which they hold to one another. A knowledge of forces, as well as of facts, is essential to our comprehension of any phenomenon. * * * It is this which Mr. Bascoin helps us to gain.
Page 104 - What shall we eat, what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Page 329 - A succinct Chronological Record and Analysis of Systems of Philosophy from the earliest times to the present day, prepared as a guide to the Student and to the general reader. BY JAMES MARTINEAU, DD, LL.D. I.
Page 294 - Godhead, are clearly seen from the creation of the world, being understood by the things that are made, so that they are without excuse ; because that when they knew God, they glorified him not as God

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