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An Examination of Opinions Maintained in the "Essay on the Principles of ...
J. C. Ross
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1827
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Sida 47 - The land shall not be sold for ever; for the land is mine, for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
Sida 36 - For the poor shall never cease out of the land : therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.
Sida 348 - Holland in proportion to its natural powers is not so populous as China, is the want of those human institutions which protect property and encourage industry; but the misery and vice which prevail almost equally in both countries from the tendency of population to increase faster than the means of subsistence, form a distinct consideration and arise from a distinct cause.
Sida 210 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Sida 61 - For who maketh thee to differ from another ? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it?
Sida 243 - ... that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy ; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate, laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Sida 132 - There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
Sida 132 - The evil bow before the good; and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. 20 The poor is hated even of his own neighbour: but the rich hath many friends.
Sida 40 - Of the two decisive arguments against such systems, one is, the unsuitableness of a state of equality, both according to experience and theory, to the production of those stimulants to exertion which can alone overcome the natural indolence of man, and prompt him to the proper cultivation of the earth and the fabrication of those conveniences and comforts which are necessary to his happiness.