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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ... - Page 56
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The principles of moral and political philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1806 - 492 pages
...us amidst objects so ill suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead oŁ ministering to our refreshment and delight. He might...; every smell a stench; and every sound a discord. v If he had been indifferent about our happiness or misery, we must impute to our good fortune (as...
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Beauties Selected from the Writings of the Late William Paley, D.D ...

William Paley, William Hamilton Reid - Theology - 1810 - 325 pages
...perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight. If he had been indifferent about our happiness or misery, we must have imputed to our good fortune, both the capacicy of our senses to receive pleasure, and the supply...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: The principles of moral and political ...

William Paley, George Wilson Meadley - Theology - 1811
...by placing us amidst objects so ill suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight....have made, for example, every thing we tasted bitter ; everything we saw loathsome; every thing we touched a sting ; every smell a stench ; and every sound...
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The contemplative philosopher: or, Short essays on the various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...or, by placing us amid objects so ill suited to oar perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight,...happiness or misery, we must impute to our good fortune (a$ all design, by this supposition, is excluded) both, the capacity of our senses to receive pleasure,...
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The Moral Instructor and Guide to Virtue and Happiness

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1819 - 228 pages
...by placing us amidst objects so ill suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight....indifferent about our happiness or misery, we must impu-.e to our good fortune (as all design by this supposition is excluded)- both the capacity of our...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...by placing us amidst objects, so ill suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight. He might have made, for exam-- pie, every thing we tasted bitter; every thing. we saw loathsome; every thing we touched a sting;...
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Views of the Creation

Natural history - 1822 - 178 pages
...objects so ill suited to our perceptions as to have continually offended us, instead of serving for our refreshment and delight. He might have made for...touched a sting, every smell a stench, and every sound a harsh noise. We see the world abounds with contrivances!, but we should remember that all the contrivances...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...by placing us amidst objects so ill suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight,...tasted, bitter; every thing we saw, loathsome; every thiag we touched, a sting; every smellj a stench $ and every sound. a, discord. •• '"'Ifhe hfcd...
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Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1824 - 455 pages
...by placing us amidst objects so ill-suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight....we must impute to our good fortune (as all design bv this supposition is excluded) both the capacity of our senses to receive pleasure, and the supply...
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...by placing us amidst objects so ill suited to our perceptions, as to have continually offended us, instead of ministering to our refreshment and delight....we saw loathsome ; every thing we touched a sting 5 every smell a stench ; and every sound a discord. 3 If he had been indifferent about our happiness...
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