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" Show me any other great Church of which a chief actor and luminary has a sentence like this sentence, splendide verax, of Butler's: " Things are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be; why, then, should we wish to be deceived "
Patriotism and Empire - Page 40
by John Mackinnon Robertson - 1899 - 208 pages
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The Works of Joseph Butler ...: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author ...

Joseph Butler - 1813
...manner one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: Why then should we desire to be deceived? As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to ourselves, we ought to...
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The whole works of Joseph Butler

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1838
...and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, ana the consequences of them will be what they will be: why, then should we desire to. be deceived? As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to ourselves, we ought...
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The Works of ... Joseph Butler ... to which is Prefixed: An ..., Volume 2

Joseph Butler, Samuel Hallifax - 1848
...one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions arc what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived? As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to ourselves, we ought to...
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The Whole Works of Joseph Butler, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Butler - 1850
...manner one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why, then, should we desire to be deceived ? As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to ourselves, we ought...
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The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1852
...manner one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions aw what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived' As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to our selves, we ought...
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The Analogy of Religion, Natural and Revealed, to the Constitution and ...

Joseph Butler - 1856 - 546 pages
...manner one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived ? As we are reasonable creatures, and have any regard to our selves, we ought...
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The analogy of religion, to the constitution and course of nature: also ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1856 - 415 pages
...manner one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be: why then should we desire to be deceived ? As we aa10 ['Analogy,' pt. i. chap. iii. p. 61.] reasonable creatures, and...
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The sermons and remains of ... Joseph Butler, ed. by E. Steere

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1862
...manner one and the same, and makes no alteration at all in the nature of our case. Things and actions are what they are, and the consequences of them will be what they will be : why then should we desire to be deceived ? As we are reasonable creatures and have any regard to ourselves, we ought to...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 33

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1876
...characterized, I have said, by their great men. Show me any other great Church of which a chief doctor and luminary has a sentence like this sentence, splendide...them will be what they will be ; why, then, should we desire to be deceived Î " To take in such a sentence as that is an education in moral and intellectual...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 27

1876
...for this law, or for anything else. " It is fit things be stated and considered as they really are." "Things are what they are. and the consequences of...them will be what they will be : why. then, should we desire to be deceived .' " " Í express myself with caution, lest I should be mistaken to vilify reason,...
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