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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 ...
|Bunting, Basil Temptations, when we first meet them, are like a lion that roared at |
Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest
... Bunyan, John No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
|Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness |
in their lives every time they light a cigarette. - Colette ... Colette, Sidonie
Gabrielle No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. - Colette
|They would withdraw part of their notes from circulation, till they should have |
increased the value of the remainder to that of gold ... All advantage from the
exportation of gold bullion would then cease, and there would be no temptation
to exchange bank-notes for guineas. ... principles the main object of my enquiry, it
is necessary that I should shew what is the standard measure of value in this
country, and ...
|This Government. at the same time, will relax no effort to prevent its citizens, if |
there be any so disposed from nrosemuing a ... He observes that no country can
be in the enjoyment of a full measure of prosperity without the presence of a
charter banking ... It will rest on an actual specie basis, checking redundancy of
circulation, afi'ordlng no temptation to speculation, attended ... To this Mr
Siwenson replies, that howl'ever convenient, expedient, and necessary its
exercise may medium of ...
|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, ...
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|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
|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,