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" I put for a general inclination of all mankind a perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive delight than he has already attained to, or that... "
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes, Thucydides, Homer - Philosophy - 1839 - 11 pages
...of death, or wounds. desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this, is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more. And from hence it is, that kings, whose power is greatest,...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes, Thucydides, Homer - Philosophy - 1839
...of death, or wounds. desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this, is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more. And from hence it is, that kings, whose power is greatest,...
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Leviathan Or the Matter Form and Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiastical and ...

Thomas Hobbes, Henry Morley - Political science - 1886 - 320 pages
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...or that he cannot be content with a moderate power ; t.rit because he cannot assure the power ant1, ať,. means to live well, which he hath present, without...
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Hobbes's Leviathan; Harrington's Ocean; Famous Pamphlets [A.D. 1644 to A.D ...

Political science - 1889 - 916 pages
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more. And from hence it is that kings, whose power is greatest,...
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British Moralists: Samuel Clarke. Balguy. Richard Price. Appendix : Balguy ...

Sir Lewis Amherst Selby-Bigge - Ethics, Modern - 1897
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...than he has already attained to, or that he cannot be eontent with a moderate power ; but because he cannot assure the power and means to live well, which...
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The Ethics of Hobbes: As Contained in Selections from His Works

Thomas Hobbes - Ethics - 1898 - 377 pages
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this, is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more. And from hence it is, that kings, whose power is greatest,...
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Chapters from Aristotle's Ethics

John Henry Muirhead - Ethics - 1900 - 319 pages
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more." * Nor does it appear that the view here taken is at all...
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Chapters from Aristotle's Ethics

John Henry Muirhead - Ethics - 1900 - 319 pages
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more." * Nor does it appear that the view here taken is at all...
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The Philosophy of Hobbes in Extracts and Notes Collated from His Writings

Thomas Hobbes - 1903 - 391 pages
...perpetual and restless desire of power after power, that ceaseth only in death. And the cause of this, is not always that a man hopes for a more intensive...assure the power and means to live well, which. he hath present, without the acquisition of more. And. from hence it is, that kings, whose power is greatest,...
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Leviathan: Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall ...

Thomas Hobbes - Political science - 1904 - 531 pages
...cause of this, is not alwayes Power, in all that a man hopes for a more intensive delight, *""lthan he has already attained to ; or that he cannot be...assure the power and means to live well, which he hath present, without the acquisition of more. And from hence it is, that Kings, whose power is greatest,...
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