Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 21 - 30 of 30 on ... advantageous composition, which he can make with the spiritual guides, is to....
" ... advantageous composition, which he can make with the spiritual guides, is to bribe their indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from... "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 348
by Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - 1759
Full view - About this book

An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. A careful ...

Adam Smith - 1875
...bribe their indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their ' profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active ' than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new 'pastures. And in this manner ecclesiastical establishments, though ' commonly...
Full view - About this book

The State and Charity

Thomas Mackay - Charities - 1898 - 201 pages
...bribe their indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures. And in this manner ecclesiastical establishments, though commonly...
Full view - About this book

The Science of a Legislator: The Natural Jurisprudence of David Hume and ...

Knud Haakonssen - History - 1989 - 252 pages
...clergy ought to be on the public payroll 'to bribe their indolence', thus 'rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures'. To which Smith in effect answers that while this may be right in...
Limited preview - About this book

Conscience and Belief: The Supreme Court and Religion

Kermit Hall - Law - 2000 - 485 pages
...clergy'sl indolence, by assigning staled salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures. i D. HUME, HISTORY OF ENGLAND, ch. 19, at 551-553 I1851l; 4 also...
Limited preview - About this book

David Hume: Critical Assessments, Volume 5

Stanley Tweyman - 1995 - 512 pages
...bribe their indolence, by assigning state salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures. (History, III, 26) Contrast this with Calvin's above quoted exhortation...
Limited preview - About this book

Religion and Faction in Hume's Moral Philosophy

Jennifer A. Herdt - Philosophy - 1997 - 300 pages
...bribe their indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures" (H 1, xx1x, 552-553). It would be left to a later generation of...
Limited preview - About this book

Reason, Grace, and Sentiment: Volume 2, Shaftesbury to Hume: A Study of the ...

Isabel Rivers - Literary Criticism - 2000
...bribe their indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures.338 An ecclesiastical establishment is thus advantageous to society...
Limited preview - About this book

The Supreme Court in American Society: Equal Justice Under Law

Kermit L. Hall - Law - 2001 - 788 pages
...clergy's] indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering k superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures. i D. HUME, HISTORY OF ENGLANO, ch. z9, at 931-933 (1831); i also...
Limited preview - About this book

Barbarism and Religion, Volume 2

J. G. A. Pocock - History - 2001 - 440 pages
...bribe their indolence, by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures. And in this manner ecclesiastical establishments, though commonly...
Limited preview - About this book

David Hume's Political Theory: Law, Commerce, and the Constitution of Government

Neil McArthur - Political Science - 2007 - 193 pages
...[of the preachers], by assigning stated salaries to their profession, and rendering it superfluous for them to be farther active, than merely to prevent their flock from straying in quest of new pastures.'75 Hume thinks that, in a civilized society, many forms of religious...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF