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" There arise indeed in some minds some unaccountable terrors with regard to futurity; but these would quickly vanish were they not artificially fostered by precept and education. And those who foster them, what is their motive? Only to gain a livelihood,... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 428
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1784
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A Full Inquiry Into the Subject of Suicide: To which are Added (as ..., Volume 2

Charles Moore, Charles Moore (Rector of Cuxton.) - Suicide - 1790 - 405 pages
...artificially foitered by precept and education. " And thofe who fofter them — what is their motive? — Only to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power " and riches in this world. Their very zeal and induftry therefore is an argument againft them." 'In what a woful dilemma does...
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Essays on suicide and the immortality of the soul. With remarks by the ...

David Hume, Joseph Addison, Jean Jacques Rousseau - 1799
...artificially foftered by precept and education. And thofe who. fofter them , what is their motive ? only to gain a livelihood , and to acquire power and riches in this world. Their very zeal and induftry therefore is an argument againft them. What cruelty, what iniquity, what...
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The philosophical works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...species of men, the good and the bad; but the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue. — Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good ' Quint. Cuitiub. lib. vi. cap. j. supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would...
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Thoughts, Chiefly Designed as Preparative Or Persuasive to Private Devotion

John Sheppard - Prayer - 1838 - 338 pages
...present life ; and that those who inculcate the doctrine of a future state have no other motive than to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this life." — See Monthly Review for June, 1784, vol. 70, p. 428. — A brother philosopher has invited...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1844
...present life ; and that those who inculcate the doctrine of a future state have no other motive than to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this life." quent conflicts, through many years, with speculative unbelief and various temptation. While...
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Papers Read at the Meetings of the Metaphysical Society

Learned institutions and societies - 1869
...our ideas of justice, can prove that human offences deserve infinite and purposeless punishment. " Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would frequently be embarrassed in his...
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David Hume and His Influence on Philosophy and Theology

James Orr - 1903 - 246 pages
...artificially fostered by precept and example. And those who foster them, what is their motive ? Only to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this world. Their very zeal and industry, therefore, are an argument against them." l It will not be, questioned...
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Hume: The Relation of the Treatise of Human Nature--book I to the ..., Book 1

William Baird Elkin - 1904 - 330 pages
...of goodness and justice ; and no end can be served by it after the whole scene is closed. . . . ' ' Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would frequently be embarrassed in his...
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Freedom and Moral Sentiment: Hume's Way of Naturalizing Responsibility

Paul Russell - Philosophy - 2002 - 200 pages
...species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue. Were one to go round the world with an intention of giving a good supper to the righteous and a sound drubbing to the wicked, he would frequently be embarrassed in his...
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Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (Second Edition)

David Hume, Richard H. Popkin - Religion - 1998 - 129 pages
...artificially fostered by precept and education. And those, who foster them: what is their motive? Only to gain a livelihood, and to acquire power and riches in this world. Their very zeal and industry, therefore, are an argument against them. What cruelty, what iniquity,...
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