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Bartlett Jere Whiting - 1977 - 555 pages
|V28 Virtue is but skin-deep 1788 Politician 26: Vartue is but skin deep, as the |
saying is. Cf. Oxford 38: Beauty; Til- ley B170. See B89. V29 Virtue is its own
reward 1732 Franklin Papers 1.245: Scandal, like other Virtues, is in part its own
James Hastings, Ann Wilson Hastings, Edward Hastings - 1906
|Does He not hint at a reward for doing good? But we can do it without thought of |
reward. Does He not speak of obtaining a reward of our Father which is in
heaven ? But now we know that virtue is its own reward. We are one step beyond
Bronwen Price - 2002 - 209 pages
|paid to them by the gods and by their own worth and the rest will be paid by |
Aeneas and Ascanius. There are three kinds of rewards: divine, virtue's being its
own reward, and rewards provided by men. According to Virgil, the divine
|WHY VIRTUE IS NOT ITS OWN REWARD I noted above that Stanley Fish |
defends his understanding of what he does as a literary critic on grounds that
virtue is its own reward. But Aristotle did not think that virtue was its own reward.
|and of as acute Parts perhaps as any that now live; and nothing could l ever hear |
from them as 'an 'Argument for Virtue, the future State n'otxbeing suppos'd, but
that Virtue Was' its own prestnt sufficient Reward, which, as Ihave shewn, helds ...
|virtuous and vicious are really rewarded and punished in this life, yet neither |
rewards nor punishments are visible. ... (2) Another objection to the foregoing
reasoning is, That virtue is its own reward, and naturally and necessarily tends to
Nicholas Jolley - 2005 - 260 pages
|its own reward in the sense that the practice of the virtues - the list of which |
overlaps with but is by no means identical with the traditional Christian list — is
itself pleasant, and it is this anticipated pleasure which gives us reason to be
|Virtue and a trade are the best portion for children. 1640: Herbert, Jac. |
Prudentum. 4. Virtue has all things In (or below) it self. 1736: Bailey, Dict., s.v. '
Virtue'. 5. Virtue is its own reward. [Ut offieii fructus sit ipsum ofTicium. - Cicero,
Fin., ii 72] ...