The Whole Duty of Man According to the Law of Nature

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Page 86 - ... likewise it is, that he who swears by false gods, yet such as were by him accounted true, stands obliged ; and if he deceives, is really guilty of perjury : because whatever his peculiar notions were, he certainly...
Page 59 - IDuty of the Law Natural, That no Man, who has not a peculiar Right, ought to arrogate more to...
Page 109 - ... clear Light of the Sun, the serene and pure Air) . . . the necessity of the thing or its extraordinary Usefulness is not always regarded; but on the contrary we see those things are of the least account or Value, without which Human Life is least able to subsist ; and therefore not without the singular Providence of Almighty God, Nature has been very bountiful in providing plentiful store of those things. But the rarity or Scarceness of Things conduces chiefly to the enhancing their Value. ..."...
Page 144 - Thus in the second model, in contrast to the civitas, "those are said to live reciprocally in a State of Nature, who acknowledge no common Superior, and of whom none can pretend Dominion over his fellow.
Page 152 - ... chap. ii. the marriage state, Pufendorf says that it is certain that that " ardent propensity " for each other found to be in both sexes was not implanted in them by the all-wise Creator merely that man might obtain the satisfaction of a vain pleasure, " but that hereby married persons might take greater delight in each other's company, and that both might with the more cheerfulness apply themselves to the necessary business of propagation.
Page 144 - contemplate the Natural State of Man, by seriously forming in our Minds an Idea of what his Condition would be, if every one were left alone to himself without any Help from other Men." OHC, 2.1.4. On the other hand, in order to decide in what "Sense it is, That a Natural State is distinguished from a Civil State...
Page 108 - Thus the Upper Regions of the Air, the Sky, and the Heavenly Bodies, and e* *ee Grotius de Jure Pelli &> Pads, 1 z.
Page 2 - Providence, there is nothing in the world more beneficial to Mankind than Men themfelves.

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