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" They govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and confirm it. In words a man may pretend to abjure their empire: but in reality he will remain subject to... "
The Contemporary Review - Page 516
1879
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History of European morals from Augustus to Charlemagne, Volume 1

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Ethics - 1809
...is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do. . . . The principle of utility recognises this subjection,...instead of reason, in darkness instead of light.' — Bentham's Principles of Morals and Legislation, ch. i. ' By the principle of utility is meant that...
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An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, Volume 1

Jeremy Bentham - Crime - 1823
...length that principle which states the greatest happiness of all those whose interest is in VOL. I. B assumes it for the foundation of that system, the...caprice instead of reason, in darkness instead of light. But enough of metaphor and declamation : it is not by such means that moral science is to be improved....
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An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, Volume 1

Jeremy Bentham - Crime - 1823
...saying at length that principle which states the greatest happiness of all those whose interest is in assumes it for the foundation of that system, the...caprice instead of reason, in darkness instead of light. But enough of metaphor and declamation : it is not by such means that moral science is to be improved....
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History of Moral Science

Robert Blakey - Ethics - 1833
...foundation of that system, the object of which is to rear the fabric of felicity by the hands of reason and law. Systems which attempt to question it, deal in...caprice instead of reason, in darkness instead of li CHAPTER XXVIII. i MR. WILLIAM GODWIN. AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING POLITICAL JUSTICE, AND ITS INFLUENCE...
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History of Moral Science, Volume 2

Robert Blakey - 1836
...foundation of that system, the object of which is to rear the fabric of felicity by the hands of reason and law. Systems which attempt to question it, deal in...instead of reason, in darkness instead of light." CHAPTER XXVIII. MR. WILLIAM GODWIN. AN ENQUIRY CONCERNING POLITICAL JUSTICE, AND ITS INFLUENCE ON MORALS...
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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Now First Collected: Under the Superintendence ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1838
...efficiency, as a bar to the acceptance, that might otherwise have been given, to this principle. VOL. I. the object of which is to rear the fabric of Felicity...caprice instead of reason, in darkness instead of light. But enough of metaphor and declamation : it is not by such means that moral science is to be improved....
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 2

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...we think: every effort we can make to throw off our subjection, will serve but to demonstrate and to confirm it. In words a man may pretend to abjure their...caprice instead of reason, in darkness instead of light. The happiness of the individuals, of whom a community is composed, that is, their pleasures and their...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

1846
...reality he will remain subject to it SELECT PASSAGES all the while. The principle of utility recognizes this subjection, and assumes it for the foundation...caprice instead of reason, in darkness instead of light. The happiness of the individuals, of whom a community is composed, that is, their pleasures and their...
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Liberty and Necessity: In which are Considered the Laws of Association of ...

Henry Carleton - Association of ideas - 1857 - 165 pages
...but are in reality subject to it all the while ; systems which attempt to question it, deal in sound instead of sense; in caprice instead of reason; in darkness instead of light." And when anything is to be done, "there is nothing by which a man can be made ultimately to do it,...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c.]. Vol.5 ...

1858
...will remain subject to it all the while. The principle of utility (the greatest-happine>s principle) recognises this subjection, and assumes it for the...instead of reason, in darkness instead of light." Pleasure and pain as our masters, which dictate our duty and enforce our obedience ; which teach us...
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