British Moralists, Being Selections from Writers Principally of the Eighteenth Century, المجلد 1

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Sir Lewis Amherst Selby-Bigge
Clarendon Press, 1897

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الصفحة 254 - How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.
الصفحة 210 - For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: Which show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;) In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
الصفحة 337 - ... say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it. In words a man may pretend to abjure their empire, but in reality he will remain subject to it all the while. The principle of utility...
الصفحة 255 - When we see a stroke aimed and just ready to fall upon the leg or arm of another person, we naturally shrink and draw back our own leg or our own arm...
الصفحة 255 - As we have no immediate experience of what other men feel, we can form no idea of the manner in which they are affected, but by conceiving what we ourselves should feel in the like situation.
الصفحة 306 - ... humble security and contentment which he had abandoned for it. It is then, in the last dregs of life, his body wasted with toil and diseases, his mind galled and ruffled by the memory of a thousand injuries and disappointments which he imagines he has met with from the injustice of his enemies, or from the perfidy and ingratitude of his friends, that he begins at last to find that wealth and greatness are mere trinkets of frivolous utility, no more adapted for procuring ease of body or tranquillity...
الصفحة 342 - By the principle of utility is meant that principle which approves or disapproves of every action whatsoever, according to the tendency which it appears to have to augment or diminish the happiness of the party whose interest is in question: or, what is the same thing in other words, to promote or to oppose that happiness.
الصفحة 337 - By utility is meant that property in any object, whereby it tends to produce benefit, advantage, pleasure, good, or happiness...
الصفحة 193 - For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office; so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
الصفحة 258 - We sometimes feel for another, a passion of which he himself seems to be altogether incapable ; because, when we put ourselves in his case, that passion arises in our breast from the imagination, though it does not in his from the reality.

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