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" the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the •' will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. "
The Works of William Paley, D.D.: The principles of moral and political ... - Strana 51
autor/autoři: William Paley - 1811
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Svazek 14

Englishmen - 1837
...advocate, Dr Paley, and we find it stated by him in few and explicit words. " Virtue,'1 says Paley, "is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...will of God and for the sake of everlasting happiness !" The motive then from which all duty or virtue must proceed is the hope of everlasting happiness....
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The New-York Review, Svazek 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...advocate, Dr. Paley, and we find it stated by him in few and explicit words. " Virtue," says Paley, " is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...will of God and FOR THE SAKE of everlasting happiness !" The motive then from which all duty or virtue must proceed is the hope of everlasting happiness....
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Tracts of the American Unitarian Association

1837
...textbook in our highest seminaries of learning, has given us this definition of virtue ; — " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." For the sake of evei'lasting happiness ! It is then, for the sake of happiness, — for its tendency...
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The Book of Human Character, Svazek 1

Charles Bucke - 1837
...future is all hope : to the former, all despair. Paley defines very erroneously, when he calls virtue the doing good to mankind, ' in obedience to the will...' God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.' There is, on the contrary, as it were, ' A smooth, short space of yellow sand, Between it and the greener...
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - 1837 - 664 str.
...but is also an adherent of the selfish system, under a modified form. He makes virtue consist in " the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. "J According to this doctrine, "the will of God is our rule, but private happiness our motive," which...
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The Works...: With a Biographical Sketch of the Author, Svazek 1

William Paley - 1837
...habitual virtue. By the definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, it appears, that the good of mankind is the subject, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive and end, of all virtue. Yet, in fact, a man shall perform many an act of virtue, without having either...
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The New-York Review, Svazek 1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...Paley, and we find it stated by him in few and explicit words. " Virtue," says Paley, " is the doinggood to mankind, in obedience to the will of God and FOR THE SAKE of everlasting happiness .'" The motive then from which all duty or virtue must proceed is the hope of everlasting happiness....
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The Eclectic Review, Svazek 3,Svazek 67

William Hendry Stowell - 1838
...criterion of virtue, while he rejects that writer's theory of obligation. Paley's definition of virtue is 'the doing 'good to mankind, in obedience to the...everlasting happiness. According to which definition,' adds Paley, ' the good of mankind is the subject, the will of God ' the rule, and everlasting happiness...
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The Works of William Paley: With Illustrative Notes and a Life of ..., Svazek 1

William Paley - 1838 - 934 str.
...prudent pursuit of pleasure, and a wise regard to selfinterest. Paley's definition is, that it is ' doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." This final definition uems to comprehend all the preceding; for if the advocates of the other replications...
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The reclaimed family, by the author of 'Edwin and Mary'.

Reclaimed family - 1838
...any person be called honest who is not virtuous." "What is virtue?" asked Ann. "Virtue consists in doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and was divided by moralists into benevolence, prudence, temperance, and fortitude. These are called the...
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