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according actions admiration affections agreeable altogether appear applause approbation Aristotle attention aversion beauty behaviour benesicence benevolence body breast called casuistry casuists cerning CHAP character Cicero commonly conceive concerning conduct consider contempt contrary danger death degree deserve desire disagreeable distress dread duty emotions endeavour Epictetus Epicurus equitable maxim esteem excite fame manner feel fellow-feeling fense fortune frequently friends gratitude greatest happiness honour human nature hurt imagination impartial spectator indignation injustice judge justice kind magnanimity mankind ment merit mind misfortune moral motives mould never observed occasions ourselves pain passions pathy perfect perhaps perly person Plato pleasure praise praise-worthiness principle prompt proper object propriety prudence punishment racters regard render resentment respect rules satissied SECT seems seldom self-command selsish sensible sentiments sider sind sirmness sirst situation society sometimes sorrow Stoics suffer superior sympathy thing tion tranquillity trissing true glory tural vanity virtue virtuous weakness
Сторінка 82 - It is the vanity, not the ease, or the pleasure, which interests us. But vanity is always founded upon the belief of our being the object of attention and approbation.
Сторінка 276 - THE regard to those general rules of conduct is what is properly called a sense of duty, a principle of the greatest consequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk of mankind are capable of directing their actions.
Сторінка 294 - The sum of the ten commandments is, To love the Lord our God with all our heart, with all our soul, with all our strength, and with all our mind ; and our neighbour as ourselves.
Сторінка 3 - That this is the source of our fellow-feeling for the misery of others, that it is by changing places in fancy with the sufferer, that we come either to conceive or to be affected by what he feels, may be demonstrated by many obvious observations, if it should not be thought sufficiently evident of itself.
Сторінка 318 - The rest he is obliged to distribute among those who prepare, in the nicest manner, that little which he himself makes use of, among those who fit up the palace in which this little is to be consumed...
Сторінка 30 - ... the great, the awful, and respectable, the virtues of self-denial, of self-government, of that command of the passions which subjects all the movements of our nature to what our own dignity and honour, and the propriety of our own conduct, require, take their origin from the other.
Сторінка 416 - The administration of the great system of the universe, however, the care of the universal happiness of all rational and sensible beings, is the business of God and not of man. To man is allotted a much humbler department, but one much more suitable to the weakness of his powers, and to the narrowness of his comprehension; the care of his own happiness, of that of his family, his friends, his country...
Сторінка 10 - BUT whatever may be the cause of sympathy, or however it may be excited, nothing pleases us more than to observe in other men a fellowfeeling with all the emotions of our own breast ; nor are we ever so much shocked as by the appearance of the contrary.