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" my good friend, to love truth, for truth's sake, is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues ; and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as ever I met with in any body. "
The Works of John Locke - Page 269
by John Locke - 1823
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A Collection of Several Pieces of Mr. John Locke, Never Before Printed, Or ...

John Locke - Books and reading - 1720 - 362 pages
...communicate what I thought true, freely. Bdfeve it, my good Friend, to love Truth for truth's fake, is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the feed plot of all other virtues: and, if I miftake not, you have as much of it, as ever I met with in...
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The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Wilson - Anecdotes - 1804
...LETTER. JOHN LOCKE to ANTHONY COLLINS, Esq. Oates, Oct. 29, 03. BELIEVE me, my good friend, to love (ruth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection...virtues; and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as any body : what then is there wanting to make you equal to the best, and a friend for any one to be...
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The Polyanthea: Or, A Collection of Interesting Fragments, in ..., Volume 1

Charles Henry Wilson - Anecdotes - 1804
...to ANTHONY COLLINS, Esq. Outer•, Oct. 29, 03. BELIEVE me, my good friend, to love truth for truths sake is the principal part of human perfection in...virtues; and, if I mistake not, you have as much of it as any body : what then is there wanting to make you equal to the best, and a friend for any one to be...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 6; Volume 11

Theology - 1831
...views and feelings were inspiring and exalted. In one of his letters he says, ' Believe me, my friends, to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world,' — a noble maxim, which governed him in all his writings and investigations, enabling him to discover...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 4

Englishmen - 1835
...might communicate ębat ! thought true, freely. Believe it, my good friend, to love truth for truth s sake is the principal part of human perfection in...of all other virtues ; and, if I mistake not, you ban as much of it as ever I met with in any body. What then is there •wanting to make you equal to...
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Recent Inquiries in Theology: By Eminent English Churchmen : Being "Essays ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - Theology - 1860 - 480 pages
...to damage their own canse with young ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that " to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part of human perfection in this world, and the seed - plot of all other virtues " (Locke, œt. 73, Letter to Collins). Spalding has described the...
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Recent Inquiries in Theology

Frederic Henry Hedge - Theology - 1861 - 498 pages
...to damage their own cause with young, ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that " to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues." (Locke, set. 73, Letter to Collins.) Spalding has described the moral shock his faith received on hearing...
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Essays and Reviews

Frederic Henry Hedge - Note on Bunsen's biblical researches - 1862 - 374 pages
...other to damage their own cause with young ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that "to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues." (Locke, set. 73. Letter to Collins.) Spalding has described the moral shock his faith received on hearing...
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Essays and Reviews

Frederic Henry Hedge - Note on Bunsen's biblical researches - 1865 - 374 pages
...to damage their own cause with young ingenuous minds, bred in the school of Locke to believe that ' to love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...this world, and the seed-plot of all other virtues/ (Locke, set. 73. Letter to Collins.) Spalding has described the moral shock his faith received on hearing...
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Report of the First General Meeting of Members of the National Education ...

National Education League - Education - 1869 - 267 pages
...of misery to ourselves and others, and realize (I fortify myself by a quotation from Locke) that " To love truth for truth's sake is the principal part...perfection in this world, and the seed-plot of all virtues." The object of this League is simply to teach the " comprehensible" to all neglected children...
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