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|3 No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. COLETTE (1873|
-1954). French aulhor. 'Tern pi a lions," in Earthly Paradise, pi. 4. "Human Nature"
(ed. by Robert Phelps, 1 966). 4 You oughtn't to yield to temptation. Well ...
|The Bank might continue to issue their notes, and the specie be exported with |
advantage to the country, while their notes ... because they could never issue
more notes than the value of the coin which would have circulated had there
been no bank. ... All advantage from the exportation of gold bullion would then
cease, and there would be no temptation to exchange ... the main object of my
enquiry, it is necessary that I should shew what is the standard measure of value
in this country, ...
Colette, Robert Phelps - 1966 - Snippet view
|Doubtless so that I should not appear conspicuous, I too used to wear a modest |
pearl necklace in those days. Its modesty seemed to me even ... No temptation
can ever be measured by the value of its object. Perhaps we shall discover one ...
|nice, Jitbi spring And indeed, if we consider the great Objects of our Faith, the |
BleJJings pro- »f w Qbtii- jpifej to the ... than any Thing we here can suffer ; and if,
at the same Time, we believe that Christ our Saviour, who promised these
Blessings, and ... It would be impossible for Men to value any Thing, in
Comparison to the Joys of Eternity, supposing that they had a ... which the Damn'
d endure ; no Temptation, though otherwise never so insinuating, would be able
to make its Way, and ...
|It is not (ervile dependence, therefore, in the directors, but convenience and profit |
which makes them prefer government for ... be feared they will ever extend their
issues in favour of government too far ; — that government Jias no temptation to
require them, ... any view of bank profit, to countenance measure, injurious or
dangerous to the credit of the country. ... a standard by which the value of bills
and paper money may be regulated ; that the great object of care is that coin shall
|Ai tit tyring And indeed, if we consider the material Objects of our Faith, the |
Blessings proof *»rOWi- mised tQ the obedient, and the Evils ... entail'd upon the
Wicked, are far more lasting and intolerable, than any thing we here can suffer ;
and if, at the same time, we believe that Christ our ... It would be impossible for
Men to value any thing, in Comparison to the Joys of Eternity, supposing they had
a distinct Sight and Feeling of them ... No Temptation, tho' otherwise never so
|November 26, Ramsgatf. December 5, Chatham. December 8, December 9. |
London. December (?). London. No date. ... The Executive Council at Quebec will
render all plans for the conversion of tenure abortive. ... The object of the clause
was to encourage the mutation and if there ˇч no temptation todo so the object of
the ... merely amount to a recommendation to reduce the rate of tine suggested
by the Executive Council from a third toa fifth of the value of the property
commuted, and ...
|No daii'. Du Vernet, Major of the Royal Staff Corps. Memorandum of his services |
in Canada. His services mentioned in the ... The object of the clause was to
encourage the mutation and if there is no temptation to do so the . object of the
clause ... to reduce the rate of fine suggested by the Executive Council from a
third to a fifth of the value of the property commuted, ... The Executive Council
could not probably find one seignor to 182;;. accept their terms. Criticises the
measure in detail ...
|Where there is not something both lasting and scarce, and so valuable to be |
hoarded up, there men will not be apt to enlarge their possessions of land, were it
never so rich, never so free for them to take. ... proportion to food, raiment, and
carriage, has its value only from the consent of men – whereof labour yet makes
in great part the measure – it is ... For as a man had a right to all he could employ
his labour upon, so he had no temptation to labour for more than he could make
|collections of objects, when its meaning refers to prices for exchanges at the |
margin, need by no means guarantee that these ... and no subtlety of reasoning
nor ruthlessness of assumption can enable a unit of value to measure the same
sort of thing as is ... There is a temptation to defend in the same way the scalar
measurement of the capital stock or of its process of development, namely,