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1917 - 2000 pages
|In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, But, being season'd with a gracious |
voice, Obscures the show of evil? In religion, What damned ... Chamfort Decency
is the least of all laws, yet the law which is most strictly observed. —
|All deception in the course of life is, indeed, nothing else but a lie reduced to |
practice and falsehood passing from words into ... DECENCY. Decency is the
least of all laws, yet the law which is most strictly observed. — Rocliefoucauld. If
once a ...
Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
|There in less misery in being cheated than in that kind of wisdom which |
perceives, or thinks it perceives, that all mankind are cheats.— E. H. Chapin. ...
Steele. Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly
|La Rochefoucauld, Francois De Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the |
law which is most strictly observed. - La Rochefoucauld, Francois De The sure
way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
|A seventeenth-century French philosopher observed: Decency is the least of all |
laws, but yet it is the law that is most strictly observed. But if the Due de
LaRouchefoucauld were writing today, about America in 1970, I believe he would
have to ...
1915 - 2000 pages
|As to the Prccepts of the Law, which was the Fourth Thing to be consider'd, the |
most general are these Three; viz. ... For all Laws are deriv'd from these Three
Tenets of Doctrines, as from their proper Fountains ; there being no Law or ... in a
large Sense, this may comprehend all other human Duties; yet, in a strict and
proper Acceptation, it seems only to ... Decency and Honesty ; but in all Actions of
Life, not only to consider what is lawful, but likewise what is agreeable to right
|The whole containing the history of the most illustrious persons of all ages and |
nations particularly those of Great Britain and ... are valid, so much the better for
me ; but if they are not just, I cannot be affected in any manner by it ; my case is
different ... specified by me above, and he will find that the last, which suits my
work, has the least to fear from a just criticism. ... should be drawn up according to
all the strict laws of decorum observed in a sermon, a treatise of devotion, or a
|Umbria and Picenum, Hannibal ordered all men slaughtered, which (as Polybius |
noted) was customary only after storming a defended town.264 ... 267 Cicero was
careful to say that: there are certain peculiar laws of war also, which are of all
things most strictly to be observed . ... Public war against a common foe was not,
at least notionally, a license for the suspension of the norms of human decency.
... But that was very different from imagining that they were to be the norm in
|That none be admitted to tnc barr but only such as be at the least of eight years |
continuance, and hath kept his exercises ... That double readings be strictly
observed in every house, at the least once in two years in the Lent ; aud if any be
appointed double reader, and ... For that an outward decency in habit and
apparel is an ornament to all societies, and contameth young men within the
hounds of civility ... During the Vacation, this may still more properly be done than
at any other time.