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" Perception of danger is a natural excitement of passive fear and active caution ; and by being inured to danger, habits of the latter are gradually wrought, at the same time that the former gradually lessens. "
Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind - Page 509
by Dugald Stewart - 1813 - 509 pages
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The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1740
...juft mentioned may afford Inftances of it. Perception of Danger, is a natural Excitement of paffive Fear, and active Caution : And by being inured to...Habits of the latter are gradually wrought, at the fame time that the former gradually leffens. Perception of Diftrefs in others, is a natural Excitement,...
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The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1819
...influencing our practice. The three things just mentioned may afford instances of it. Perception of danger is a natural excitement of passive fear and active...let a man set himself to attend to, inquire out, and reheve distressed persons, and he cannot but grow less and less sensibly affected -with the various...
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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...

Joseph Butler, Samuel Hallifax - Analogy (Religion) - 1819 - 239 pages
...influencing our practice. The three things just mentioned, may afford instances of it. Perception of danger is a natural excitement of passive fear, and active...at the same time that the former gradually lessens. Perceptions of distress in others is a natural excitement, passively to pity, and actively to relieve...
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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...

Joseph Butler - Analogy (Religion) - 1820 - 239 pages
...influencing our practice. The three things just mentioned, may afford instances of it. Perception of danger is a natural excitement of passive fear, and active...danger, habits of the latter are gradually wrought, at tjie same time that the former gradually lessens. Perceptions of distress in others is a natural excitement,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 25

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, William Hendry Stowell, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1826
...more thoroughly into the temper and character, and become more effectual in influencing our practice. Perception of distress in others is a natural excitement,...to, inquire out. and relieve distressed persons, and lie cannot but grow less and less sensibly affected with the various oiiseries of life with which he...
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The Excellency of the Female Character Vindicated: Being an Investigation ...

Thomas Branagan - Women - 1828 - 280 pages
...more thoroughly into the temper and character, and become more effectual in influencing our practice. Perception of distress in others is a natural excitement, passively to pity, and actively to believe it; but let a man set himself to attend to, enquire out and relieve distressed persons, and...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...influencing our practice. The three things just mentioned may afford instances of it. Perception of danger is a natural excitement of passive fear and active...time that the former gradually lessens. Perception flf distress in others, is a natural excitement passively to pity, and actively to relieve it : but...
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Practical Sermons

Richard Charles Coxe - Sermons, English - 1834 - 362 pages
...less and less sensibly felt, even as the active habits strengthen 1." Take an instance of this. — " Perception of distress in others is a natural excitement,...relieve it : but, let a man set himself to attend to, to inquire out, and relieve distressed persons, and he cannot but grow less and less sensibly affected...
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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...

Joseph Butler - Analogy (Religion) - 1834 - 352 pages
...influencing our practice. The three things just mentioned, may afford instances of it. Perception of danger, is a natural excitement of passive fear, and active...caution ; and by being inured to danger, habits of the latte r are gradually wrought, at the same time that the former gradually lessens. Perception of distress...
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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...

Joseph Butler - Analogy (Religion) - 1839 - 348 pages
...influencing our practice. The three things just mentioned may afford instances of it. Perception of danger is a natural excitement of passive fear, and active...habits of the latter are gradually wrought, at the same 'tkne that the former gradually lessens. Perception of distress in others is a natural excitement,...
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