The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1908 - Ethics
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Page 632 - to put on, so that I come again to my father's house in peace ; then shall the Lord be my God : And this stone, which I have set for a pillar, shall be God's house : and of all that thou shalt give me I will surely give the tenth unto thee."
Page 502 - and passed into Christianity. The notion that it is a form of sacrilege was here strengthened by the habits of the gentiles. St. Paul found the abominations of Sodom prevalent among nations who had " changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than
Page 738 - and in their Larger Catechism they expressly said that " they who, having never heard the gospel, know not Jesus Christ, and believe not in him, cannot be saved, be they never so diligent to frame their lives according to the light of nature, or the laws
Page 293 - thus the oppressors of the poor are represented as saying, " When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn ? and the Sabbath, that we may set forth wheat ?
Page 183 - enjoins the duty of universal love :—" As a mother, even at the risk of her own life, protects her son, her only son, so let a man cultivate goodwill without measure toward all beings, .... unhindered love and friendliness toward the whole world, above, below, around.
Page 282 - To avow poverty with us is no disgrace ; the true disgrace is in doing nothing to avoid it. An Athenian citizen does not neglect the State because he takes care of his own
Page 492 - said that he knew no greater blessing to a young man who is beginning life than a virtuous lover, or to the lover than a beloved youth ; for the principle which ought to be the guide of men who would lead a noble life cannot be implanted by any other motive so well as by
Page 207 - the land was not able to bear them, that they might dwell together : for their substance was great, so that they could not dwell together"; they
Page 408 - Ahura Mazda said to Zoroaster :—" The man who has a wife is far above him who lives in continence ; he who keeps a house is far above him who has none ; he who has children is far above the childless man." The greatest misfortune which could befall an ancient Persian was to be
Page 525 - the poor beetle that we tread upon, in corporal sufferance finds a pang as great as when a giant

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