The Whole Duty of Man According to the Law of Nature

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R. Gosling, J. Pemberton, and B. Motte, 1735 - International law - 288 pages
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Page 128 - ... 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 99 - IDuty of the Law Natural, That no Man, who has not a peculiar Right, ought to arrogate more to...
Page 151 - ... 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 186 - 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 194 - ... 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 iii - Holinefi which the Gofpel enjoins, with the Motives to it, and the Remedies it propofes againft Temptations. With a Prayer concluding each diftinct Head. To which are added , Chriftian Thoughts for every Day of the Monrh.
Page 186 - 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 8 - No matter what happens, learn to take the good with the bad, and the bad with the good, and be thankful that you are alive and there are so many things to be enjoyed in this world.
Page 150 - Thus the Upper Regions of the Air, the Sky, and the Heavenly Bodies, and e* *ee Grotius de Jure Pelli &> Pads, 1 z.
Page 36 - Providence, there is nothing in the world more beneficial to Mankind than Men themfelves.

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