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IN D E X

TO THE

FIFTH VOL U M E.

A.

Abraham, (the patriarch) bis war proves not a sovereign power,

310 had no authority over Lot,

313 Absolute monarchy, being “jure divino,” a new doctrine, 214

not proved divine from Adam's sovereignty by creation, 222-nor from his sovereignty by donation,

227 bow destructive it is to mankind among the Turks,

452 Eve's subjection proves it not to be“jure divino,” 244– nor Adam's fatherhood, 249, &c.

it is not proved divine by the command, “Honour thy father,"

257, &c. it flows pot from fatherhood and property, 267, &c.

supposing “jure divino,” it is necessary to know the person invested with it, 275, &c.

Absolute monarchy, the absurdity

of supposing it to descend from Adam by heirship, 290

no proof of it from Jan cob, or other patriarchs, 297, &c.—por from Noah's sons, 317

nor from the dispersion of Babel,

319 not enjoyed by them,

321, 322 Nimrod had no right to it,

324 the dukes of Edom, and several kings mentioned in Scripture, proofs against it, 325

inconsistent with civil society,

389 why the subjects of it are kept from destroying one another,

391, &c. how it came to be restrained by laws,

ibid. Adam, no proof of his absolute power over his children, 218

-220 had no absolute authority by creation,

222

all men,

Adam had no absolute authority by Clipped money, the charge of re-
God's appointment, 227, &c. coining it should not be borne
the grant (Gen. i. 28) gave by the public,

201
him no power over men,

228 Coin. Vid. Money.
the same grant was given to Coinage, paid for, by a tax on

233 wine, 90. Costs nothing to the
supposing he was proprietor owner, ibid. 105.-Makes not
of all things, this proves not his standard silver worth less than
sovereignty,
235 before,

122
his absolute dominion pot

the charge of it comput-
proved by Eve's subjection, 244 ed,

124
of the conveyance of his sup-

ascertains the quantity of
posed monarchical power, 273 silver, by a public mark, 143—

the absurdity of supposing and so is a security to the re-
any one heir of his autho ceiver,

144
rity,

290

the art of it should be kept
the difficulties of discovering secret,

203
the true heir, 292, 302, &c. Commodities, the goodness of them
Arbitrary government, worse than does not always increase their
none,

420
price,

41
no right to it from con-

the consumption of them
quest,

443 enhances their value, ibid.
Authority (political) pot required

how the vending of them
in the fifth commandment, 261. is increased,

43
Vid. Political Power.

Commonwealth, how men come

under the government of it,
B.

and how far,

409, 414

the end of it is the pre-
Balance of trade. Vid. Trade.

servation of property, 412
Bills of exchange, the only use of

the several forms of it,
them,
22

415, 16
Birthright, dominion does not na,

how the word is used by
turally belong to it, 302, &c.

the author,

416
Bullion. Vid. Silver.

its highest power cannot
Buyers, plenty of them makes

be absolutely arbitrary, 417
things dear,

39

must be governed by
C.
standing laws,

423

three kinds of power
Children not born in a full state of therein,
equality,

368

the subordination of its
yet they are born to
powers,

426
it,

369 Community, how the supreme
when they come to be power is ultimately therein, 426
free,

371 Conjugal society, how made, 383
how they are said to be

the cause of its long con-
born free,

372 tinuance in mankind, 384
Civil society. Vid. Political Conquest gives not right of govern-
Society.

ing to the aggressor,

443
Clipped money should pass only

if unjust, the conquered
for its weight, 196~the great may appeal to Heaven for jus..
mischief of its passing other tice,

444
wise,

200

424

340,

Conquest, whenjust, it gives an ab- Filmer, (Sir R.) his reasons against

solute power over the lives of the native freedom considered, 215
conquered,

446

his notions of fatherly au-
yet not over their estates, thority,

217
and why,

447, 448 -he affirms kings to be above
Corn, the price of it depends on its law,

ibid.
plenty,

170

his strange interpretation
of Scripture,

223
E.

sufficiently confutes his

own schemes, 270, 271
Equality (natural) may be altered

says, it matters not how
by several things,

&c. kings come by their power, 274,
Esau, his forces proved him not an

makes an usurper hare
heir to Adam's dominions, 314, right to govern,

ibid.
315 First-born, has no natural right, by
Exchange (of money) in several being so, to dominion, 301
places, how regulated, 50 Force, when without authority, to

when it is high or low, 149 be opposed with force, 443, 444
&c.--the reasons of both, ibid. promises extorted by it not

binding,

451
F.
Free, men are naturally so, 213,

339
Fathers, Filmer's account of their Freedom, (natural) men not de-
authority,

225, 226 prived of, without their own
have not an absolute power

consent,

420
over their children, 263

how men subject them-
give not life to their chil selves to any government, 409,
dren,
251

414
seldom intend to commu-

G.
nicate life, and sometimes wish Gamesters injurious to the public
the contrary,
252 welfare,

28, 29
have no power to expose

God speaks in Scripture so as to be
their children,
253 understood,

245, 246
some fathers have fattened Gold, altering its value by a law
and eat their children, 254 in proportion to silver, tends to

have not power to sacrifice impoverish a nation, 98, &c.
their offspring,

256 not the measure of commerce
their authority cannot be as silver is,

151
transferred, more than that of a why it should, notwithstand-
husband,

286 ing this, be coined, ibid.
their power may be for the proportion between it
feited, but not alienated, 287 and silver,

193
how they in time became Government cannot naturally de-
princes,

382 scend by hereditary right, 275
Fatherhood, Moses and Joshua not

&c.
made governors by the right of

how it differs from pro-
330 perty,

283
the judges and kings of

that which gives right to
Israel ruled not by this title, 331 it, in the present possessor, must
Filmer, (Sir Robert) a breviate of give it to the successor, 284, &c.
his system of government, 215

it is absolutely neces-
asserts that none are born sary to know who has the right
free,
ibid. to it,

275

it,

it low,

Government, how many ways it Inheritance, how goods came to
may be dissolved, 464, &c.

descend by it from parents to
what right the commu children,

282, 283
nity have to preserve themselves,

political government
under ill management of it, 468 naturally descends by it, no
no great danger of a

more than conjugal, 286
people's being forward to change Interest (of money) cannot be ef-
it,

471 fectually limited by a law, 4
the end of it is the good

the ill consequences of at-
of mankind,

412, &c.

tempting to limit it, 5, 6
Barclay himself allows

the difference between na-
the people to defend themselves tural and legal interest, 9
from the tyrannical abuse of

what raises the natural in-
it,
476 terest,

ibid.
how the abuse of it may

can be no more limited
be resisted,

478 than the hire of houses and ships,
when, according to Bar-

10
clay, governors lose their right the mischiefs of reducing
to it,
478, 481

11
who must be judge when

the rent of land, &c. may
it is forfeited by those who are as well be limited,

36
intrusted with it,

483

sinking it, increases not
Guineas, how raising them impo the value of other commodities,
verished the nation, 194

but the contrary,

32

yet it is fit the law should
H.

Jay some restraint upon it, and
why,

63
Heir, (to government) none can

reasons for 6l. per cent.
be so hut by the laws of the being the best proportion, 64
community,

292

the height of it no preju-
controversies about him, dice to trade,

66
have caused great mischief in

why it is low in Holland,
nations,
292

66-69
primogeniture gives no na-

if it were generally low,
tural right to be so, 301, 302 it would be an advantage to
Holland, why the interest of mo trade,

69
ney is low there,

67

the lowering of it would
men may lend there for as render it more difficult to bor-
much interest as they can get,

row,

76
ibid. Judah (the patriarch) had no domi-
why the merchants of it nion of life and death, 309
undersell others,

80
how ducatoons came to be
scarce there,

K.
Hooker, his judgment concerning
civil government, 346 Kingdomn grows rich or powerful,

just as a farmer does, 19
1.

95

L.

Jacob became not a sovereign by

getting the birthright, 298
James I. (king of England) his
judgment of tyranny,

457

Labour, much more owing to it
than to nature,

361-3

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