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" It holds out the hope of heaven and the threat of hell, as the appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous life: in this falling far below the best of the ancients, and doing what lies in it to give to human morality an essentially selfish character,... "
The Southern Review - Page 60
edited by - 1867
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liberty

john stuart mill - 1859
...: in its precepts (as has been well said) ' thou shalt not' predominates unduly over ' thou shalt.' In its horror of sensuality, it made an idol of asceticism,...below the best of the ancients, and doing what lies in it to give to human morality an essentially selfish character, by disconnecting each man's feelings...
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1859 - 207 pages
...: in its precepts (as has been well said) 'thou shalt not' predominates unduly over ' thou shalt.' In its horror of sensuality, it made an idol of asceticism,...the appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous ur* life : in this falling far below the best of the ancients, and doing what lies in it to give to...
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The fool of quality; or, The history of Henry earl of Moreland. 4 ..., Volume 1

Henry Brooke - 1859
...Stuart Mill says in his late grand Essay upon Liberty, that " our popular religious ethics, by holding out the hope of heaven and the threat of hell, as...appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous life, fall far below the best of the ancients, and do what they can to give to human morality lii PREFACE....
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The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland, Volume 1

Henry Brooke - 1859
...Stuart Mill says in his late grand Essay upon Liberty, that "our popular religious ethics, by holding out the hope of heaven and the threat of hell, as...appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous life, fall far below the best of the ancients, and do what they can to give to human morality lii PREFACE....
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New Miscellanies

Charles Kingsley - England - 1860 - 375 pages
...Stuart Mill says, in his late grand Essay upon Liberty, that " our popular religious ethics, by holding out the hope of heaven and the threat of hell, as...appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous life, fall far below the best of the ancients, and do what they can to give to human morality an essentially...
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Love and Penalty: Or, Eternal Punishment Consistent with the Fatherhood of God

Joseph Parrish Thompson - Future punishment - 1860 - 358 pages
...Testament." But if he intends to deny that the system of morality taught by Christ and the apostles " holds out the hope of heaven and the threat of hell as appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous life," we find him in controversy with these declarations...
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1863 - 68 pages
...in its precepts (as has been well said) " thou shalt not " predominates unduly over " thou shalt." In its horror of sensuality, it made an idol of asceticism,...below the best of the ancients, and doing what lies in it to give to human morality an essentially selfish character, by disconnecting each man's feelings...
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1863 - 223 pages
...: in its precepts (as has been well said) "thou shalt not" predominates unduly over " thou shalt." In its horror of sensuality, it made an idol of asceticism,...below the best of the ancients, and doing what lies in it to give to human morality an essentially selfish character, by disconnecting each man's feelings...
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On Liberty, Issue 57

John Stuart Mill - Liberty - 1865 - 68 pages
...; in its precepts (as has been well said) ' thou shalt not' predominates unduly over 'thou shalt.' In its horror of sensuality, it made an idol of asceticism,...into one of legality. It holds out the hope of heaven aud the threat of hell, as the appointed and appropriate motives to a virtuous life: in this falling...
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The Gospel of the Resurrection: Thoughts on Its Relation to Reason and History

Brooke Foss Westcott - Resurrection - 1866 - 216 pages
...its ' precepts (as has been well said) " thou shalt not " ' predominates unduly over " thou shalt " ' It holds out the hope of heaven and the threat of...appointed and appropriate motives to ' a virtuous life Even in the morality of pri' vate life, whatever exists of magnanimity, high' mindedness, . personal...
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