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" The passions that incline men to peace are: fear of death; desire of such things as are necessary to commodious living; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace upon which men may be drawn to agreement. "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 65
1848
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - 1839
...necessary to commodious living ; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature : whereof I shall speak more...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - 1839
...necessary to commodious living ; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles, are they, which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature : whereof I shall speak more...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...And reason suggestelli convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement.1' — Ibid. These, therefore, he explains. We know of no...the morality of the laws of nature in one and the same breath, making them always oblige in conscience, but not in action : the latter, indeed, " only...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...necessary to commodious living, and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement : these articles are they which otherwise are called the Laws cf Nature. 3. NATURAL LAWS : NATURE OF...
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The Prose and Prose Writers of Britain from Chaucer to Ruskin: With ...

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 552 pages
...necessary to commodious living, and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement : these articles are they which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature. 3. NATURAL LAWS : NATURE OF...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Henry Allon - 1847
...necessary to commodious living, and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be...to do anything, the latter binding him to a moral code. He settles and annihilates the morality of the laws of nature in one and the same breath, making...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1870
...necessary to commodious living, and a hope by their industry to obtain them ; and reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles are they which otherwise are called the laws of nature." (14) Of natural laws and of...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 4; Volume 80

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...necessary to commodious living ; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggcsteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. Man makes, accordingly, a covenant which is the origin of government, by which he surrenders part of...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...necessary to commodious living, and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles are they which otherwise are called the Lawes of Nature. Leviathan, Part 2, ch. i3....
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Leviathan; Or, The Matter, Form and Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiastical ...

Thomas Hobbes - 1886 - 320 pages
...necessary to commodious living ; and a hope by their industry to obtain them. And reason suggesteth convenient articles of peace, upon which men may be drawn to agreement. These articles are they which otherwise are called the Laws of Nature : whereof I shall speak more...
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