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" Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion ; such as piety to God, bounty to the poor, forgiveness of injuries, education of children, gratitude to benefactors. The law never speaks but to command, nor commands but where it can compel... "
American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ... - Page 2
by William Nicholson - 1821
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volume 1

William Paley - Digital images - 1806 - 492 pages
...considered as a rule of life, labours under the two following defects : I. Human Laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion •, such as piety to God,...consequently those duties, which by their nature must be vo'mntary, are left out of the statute-book, as lying beyond the reach of its operation and authority....
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...Paley justly observes, labours under two defects considered as a rule of life. First, human laws omit many duties, because they are not objects of compulsion,...children, gratitude to benefactors. The law never speaks bat to command, nor commands but where it can compel; consequently tliose duties which by their nature...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 5

William Nicholson - 1809
...because they arc not objects of compulsion, sucli as piety to God, bounty to the poor, foigivene&s of injuries, education of children, gratitude to benefactors....law never speaks but to command, nor commands but whore it can compel; consequently those duties which by their nature must be voluntary, are left out...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: The principles of moral and political ...

William Paley - Theology - 1811
...considered as a rule of life, labours under the two following defects : I. Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion ; such as piety to God,...their nature must be voluntary, are left out of the statute-book, as lying beyond the reach of its operation and authority. II. Human laws permit, or,...
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The principles of moral and political philosophy, Volume 1

William Paley - 1811
...considered as a rule of life, labours under the two following defects : I. Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion; such as piety to God, bounty...their nature must be voluntary, are left out of the statute-book, as lying beyond the reach of its operation and authority. II. Human laws permit, or,...
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The works of William Paley, Volume 2

William Paley - 1823
...as & rule of life, labours under the two following defects : — I. Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion; such as piety to God, bounty...their nature must be voluntary, are left out of the statute-book, as lying beyond the reach of its operation and authority. II. Human laws permit, or,...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824
...as a rule of life, labours under the two following defects : — I. Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion ; such as piety to God,...consequently those duties, which by their nature must be volun txnj, are left out of the statute-book, as lying te^and the reach of its operation and authority....
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Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1824 - 455 pages
...I. Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion ; such ns pietyto God, bounty to th.' poor, forgiveness of injuries, education of children...but to command, nor commands but where it can compel ; consequentlv those duties, which by their nature must be voluntary, are left out of the statute-book,...
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The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: being a compendium of moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 300 pages
...considered as a rale of life, labors under the two following defects : 1. Human laws omit many duties, as not objects of compulsion ; such as piety to God,...injuries, education of children, gratitude to benefactors. 2. Human laws permit, or what is the same, suffer to go unpunished, many crimes, because they are incapable...
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An epitome of Paley's Principles of moral and political philosophy, by a ...

1824
...disrespect, &c. Q. Why are those duties, voluntary by their nature, left out of the statute-book ? A. Because the law never speaks but to command, nor commands but where it can compel obedience, and these are out of the reach of its operation. Q. When the distinction between right and...
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