The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh, Volume 1

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1846 - 608 pagina's
 

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Pagina 182 - the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.
Pagina 345 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Pagina 303 - ... that which renders morality an active principle, and constitutes virtue our happiness, and vice our misery : It is probable, I say, that this final sentence depends on some internal sense or feeling, which nature has made universal .in the whole species.
Pagina 485 - I do nobody no harm, I say none harm, I think none harm, but wish everybody good. And if this be not enough to keep a man alive, in good faith I long not to live.
Pagina 61 - The laws of nature are immutable and eternal; for injustice, ingratitude, arrogance, pride, iniquity, acception of persons, and the rest can never be made lawful. For it can never be that war shall preserve life, and peace destroy it.
Pagina 425 - I find his Grace my very good Lord indeed, and I believe he doth as singularly favour me as any subject within this realm; howbeit, son Roper, I may tell thee, I have no cause to be proud thereof; for if my head would win him a castle in France (for then there was war between us) it should not fail to go.
Pagina 345 - of LAW there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world : all things in heaven and earth do her homage, — the very least, as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power ; both angels and men, and creatures of what condition soever ; though each in a different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Pagina 174 - I have found in this writer more original thinking and observation upon the several subjects that he has taken in hand, than in any other, not to say, than in all others put together. His talent also for illustration is unrivalled. But his thoughts are diffused through a long, various, and irregular work.
Pagina 130 - Westward the course of empire takes its way, The first four acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day, TIME'S NOBLEST OFFSPRING IS ITS LAST.
Pagina 440 - I never did else cause any such thing to be done unto any of the heretics in all my life, except only twain : one was a child and a servant of mine in mine own house, whom his father, ere he came to me, had nursed up in such matters, and set him to attend upon George Jay. This Jay did...

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