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" These dictates of reason men used to call by the name of laws, but improperly; for they are but conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath... "
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
...name of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves ; whereas...word of him, that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - 1839
...Phil°«°Phyname of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas...word of him, that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

1848
...name of Jawes, but improperly; for they are but conclusions or theoremes concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves, whereas...law properly is the word of him that by right hath command'over others." — Ibid. Yet being prescribed by reason, they become so far authoritative that...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 11

Thomas Hobbes - 1845 - 472 pages
...laws of nature, improperly called laws. iii. 147, 253. ii. 49. iv. 109, 285. a law, properly speaking, is the word of him that by right hath command over others. iii. 147. ii. 49: — is a command. iv. 109, 205. vi. 26. the laws of nature, if considered as the...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Henry Allon - 1847
...name of lawes, but improperly; for they are but conclusions or theoremes concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves, whereas...; and, in summe, doing to others as they would be done to,' are the prescriptions of nature. With this understanding they are prepared for society. Having...
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Mental and Moral Science: A Compendium of Psychology and Ethics

Alexander Bain - 1868 - 850 pages
...SUMMARY. 555 His last remark is, that these dictates of reason are improperly called laws, because ' law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others.' But when considered not as mere conclusions or theorems concerning the means of conservation and defence,...
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MORAL SCIENCE: A COMPENDIUM OF ETILICS

ALEXANDER BAIN - 1869
...fortitude.' His last remark is, that these dictates of reason are improperly called laws, because l law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others.' But when considered not as mere conclusions or theorems concerning the means of conservation and defence,...
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The Law Magazine and Review: For Both Branches of the Legal Profession at ...

1874
...the name of laws, but improperly, for they are but conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves, whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems as delivered in the word of God that by right commandeth all...
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Leviathan; Or, The Matter, Form and Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiastical ...

Thomas Hobbes - 1886 - 320 pages
...name of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what con. duceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right comraandeth...
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Hobbes's Leviathan; Harrington's Ocean; Famous Pamphlets [A.D. 1644 to A.D ...

Thomas Hobbes - 1889 - 916 pages
...name of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what con. dnceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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