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" ... my life with a draught that was prepared to poison me ? the providence of the issue does not at all discharge the obliquity of the intent. And the same reason holds good even in religion itself: it is not the incense, or the offering, that is acceptable... "
Exempla moralia: or, Third book of new English examples, to be rendered into ... - Page 49
1818
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Seneca's Morals by way of abstract. To which is added, A discourse under the ...

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1780
...Obliquity of the Intent. And the feme Reafon holds good. even in Religion itfelf : It is not the Incenfe, or the Offering that is acceptable to God, but the Purity and Devotion of the Worfhipper. Neither is the bare Will,. without Action, fufficient ; that is, where we have the. Means...
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Seneca's Morals: By Way of Abstract. To which is Added, a ..., Volume 1

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Conduct of life - 1803
...all discharge the obliquity of the intent. And the same reason holds good even in religion itself : it is not the incense, or the offering, that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper. Neither is the bare will, without action, sufficient; that is, where we have the means of acting ;...
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Seneca's Morals by Way of Abstract

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - Conduct of life - 1818 - 359 pages
...all discharge the obliquity of the intent. And the same reason holds good even in religion itself: it is not the incense, or the offering, that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper. Neither is the bare will, without action, sufficient; that is, where we have the means of acting; for,...
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Summer flowers, from the garden of wisdom

Charles Feist - 1833
...Sophroniscus but for his son Socrates ; nor of Aristo and Gryllus, if it had not been for Zenophon and Plato. It is not the incense, or the offering, that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper. A certain Pythagorean contracted with a cobhler for a pair of shoes, and some three or four days after,...
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A course of reading for common schools and the lower classes of academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers and speakers - 1851 - 377 pages
...patrician, who, in the license of the time, has seated next him ? Lamb. 8EC. CXL. MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. It is not the incense, or the offering that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper : neither 1 is the bare will, without action, sufficient; that is, where we have the means of acting;...
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Seneca's Morals

Sir Roger Lestrange, Knt. - 1855
...all discharge the obliquity of the intent. And the same reason holds good even in religion itself. It is not the incense, or the offering, that is acceptable to God, but the purity and devotion of the worshiper; neither is the bare will, without action, sufficient, that is, where we have the means of...
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Friends for the fireside: recollections [&c.].

Anne Mathews - 1860
...all discharge the obliquity of the intent. And the same reason holds good even in religion itself. It is not the incense or the offering that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper. Neither is the bare will without actions sufficient ; that is, where we have the means of acting, for...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopędia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Quotations, English - 1894 - 579 pages
...all discharge the obliquity of the intent. And the same reason holds good even in religion itself. It is not the incense, or the offering that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper. — Seneca. MUNI LICENCE. Munificence is not quantity, but qnalitv. — ____ Pascal. The proofs of...
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The Call of Education

James Harold Doyle - Education - 1921
...education can never be anybody's good intentions — regardless of how good they may be. Seneca says that, "It is not the incense or the offering that is acceptable...God, but the purity and devotion of the worshipper." Neither is it the educational incense of our mere good intentions, or of our best objective equipment...
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