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" Are such abilities made for no purpose ? A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can never pass : in a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of... "
The Columbian Miscellany: Containing a Variety of Important, Instructive ... - Page 340
edited by - 1804 - 408 pages
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 343 pages
...enter into the thoughts of man, that the soul, which is capable of such immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...has all the endowments he is capable of, and were ho to live ten thousand more, would be tho same thing he is at present. "Were a human soul thus at...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1855 - 754 pages
...followed by some supplemental remark or farther illustration of the subject, the colon is used ; as, " A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can...capable of; and were he to live ten thousand more, he would he the same thing that he is at present." 2. When a semicolon, or more than one, has preceded,...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices, Or, Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1855 - 343 pages
...enter into the thoughts of man, that the soul, which is capable of such immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...away into nothing almost as soon as it is created ? Aro such abilities made for no purpose ? A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can never...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices: Or, Moral Duties. Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1856 - 342 pages
...enter into the thoughts of man, that the soul, which is capable of such immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...pass in a few years ; he has all the endowments he ii capable of, and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present. Were...
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The Bible defender, ed. by J.H. Rutherford

1856
...MIND TOWARDS PERFECTION. How can it enter into the thoughts of man, that the soul, which is capable of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...purpose ? A brute arrives at a point of perfection which he can never pass. In a few years he has all the endowments of which he is capable, and, were...
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Cicero's Three Books Of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1856 - 342 pages
...receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall fall away into nothing almost as soon as it is created 1 Are such abilities made for no purpose ? A brute arrives...pass in a few years ; he has all the endowments he it capable of, and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present. Were...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Great Britain - 1856
...possibility of ever arriving at it ; which is a hint that seems to me to carry a great weight with it. A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can...never pass. In a few years he has all the endowments that he is capable of; and were he to live ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present....
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 8

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1856
...never pass. In a few years he has all the endowments of which he is capable ; and were he to live for ten thousand more, would be the same thing he is at present. But a man can never take in his full measure of knowledge, has not time to subdue his passions, establish...
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The Complete Works

Thomas Dick - 1857
...man," says this elegant writer, " that the soul, which is capable of such immense perfections, and of receiving new improvements to all eternity, shall...purpose? A brute arrives at a point of perfection which he can never pass. In a few years he has all the endowments he is capable of; and wete he to...
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Analytical and Practical Grammar

Peter Bullions - English language - 1857 - 244 pages
...by some additional remark or illustration' depending upon it in sense, though not in Syntax ; as, " A brute arrives at a point of perfection that he can...never pass : in a few years he has all the endowments of which he is capable." — -' Study to acquire a hahit of thinking : nothing is more important."...
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