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" ... and what we ought to do and what we ought not to do, whoever came into the world without having an innate idea of them? "
Sketches of the History of Man - Page 275
by Lord Henry Home Kames - 1779
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Sketches of the History of Man: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Henry Home (Lord Kames), Lord Henry Home Kames - Civilization - 1774
...duties might be fufceptible of demonftration : how agreeable would the difcovery have been to him, that they are founded upon intuitive perception, ftill...But fociety would be imperfect, if the moral fenfe flopped here. There is no particular that tends more to complete fociety, than what is mentioned in...
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Sketches of the History of Man ...: In Four Volumes ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - Civilization - 1778
...agreeable to him would have been the difcovery, that they are founded upon intuitive perception, flill more convincing and authoritative ! By one branch...ought to do, and what we ought not to do ; and by anotherbranch, what we may do, or leave undone. But fociety would be imperfect, if the moral fenfe...
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Sketches of the history of man, Volume 3

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1807
...conjedture, That moral duties are fufceptible of demonftration : how agreeable to him would have been the difcovery, that they are founded upon intuitive...But fociety would be imperfect, if the moral fenfe flopped here. Threre is a third hranch that makes us accountable for our conduct to our fellow-creatures...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of ... Henry Home of Kames [by A.F. Tytler].

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1807
...requiring from us no other exercise of our faculties than attention merely. By one branch of this sense, we are taught what we ought to do, and what we ought not to do ; by another, what we may do, or leave undone. But society would be imperfect, if the moral sense stopped...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 103

England - 1868
...religion," said aunt Griiner. "We think differently, my dear. Thank God, we have got somebody to tell us what we ought to do and what we ought not to do." Linda was not strong enough to argue the question, or to remind her aunt that this somebody, too, might...
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Essays on Some of the First Principles of Metaphysicks, Ethicks, and Theology

Asa Burton - Ethics - 1824 - 414 pages
...is generally agreed, that the office of conscience is to teach us what is right, and what is wrong ; what we ought to do, and what we ought not to do. By what acts of the mind, beside those called perceptions, can we determine what is right, or what...
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Essays on Some of the First Principles of Metaphysicks, Ethicks, and Theology

Asa Burton - Ethics - 1824 - 414 pages
...is generally agreed, that the office of conscience is to teach us what is right, and what is wrong ; what we ought to do, and what we ought not to do. By what acts of the mind, beside those called perceptions, can we determine what is right, or what...
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Bible of Reason Pt. 1, Or, Scriptures of Ancient Moralists

Benjamin F. Powell - Ethics - 1831 - 264 pages
...considerations of honour or shame to ensue therefrom. On this rule, morals, or the distinction between what we ought to do, and what we ought not to do, are founded. Wisdom consists in distinguishing good from evil. 3. The natural lesson of mankind is,...
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Bible of Reason ...

Benjamin F. Powell - Free thought - 1831
...considerations of honour or shame to ensue therefrom. On this rule, morals, or the distinction between what we ought to do, and what we ought not to do, are founded. Wisdom consists in distinguishing good from evil. 3. The natural lesson of mankind is,...
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A Manual of the Book of Psalms, Or, The Subject-contents of All the Psalms

Martin Luther - Bible - 1837 - 391 pages
...and threatenings concerning the destruction of the wicked. 2. There are some Psalms which teach us what we ought to do, and what we ought not to do, according to the law of God. To this kind belong all those Psalms which condemn human doctrines, and...
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