Sermons Selected From The Works Of Isaac Barrow

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byIsaac Barrow

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1810 Excerpt: ... s E R M.Why should I seek their friendship, who disdainfully xxi. reject: mine; why prize their favour, who scorn--mine? why strive to please them, who purposely offend me? Or why should I have any regard to men, void of all faith, goodness or desert? And most of all, why should I be bound to maintain amicable correspondence with those, who are professed enemies to piety and virtue, who oppugn truthr and disturb peace, and countenance vice, error, and faction? How can any love, consent of mind, or communion of good offices, intercede between persons so contrarily disposed? I answer, they may, and ought, and that because the obligation to these ordinary performances is not grounded upon any peculiar respects, special qualifications, or singular actions of men, (which are contingent and variable) but upon, the indefectible score of common humanity. We owe them (as the philosopher alleged, when he dispensed his alms to an unworthy person) & Tu «''»; ''-''-l tg&rw, ojAXa''rw dufyuirivu'' not to the men, btat to human nature resident in them. There be indeed di--- vers other sorts-''of love, in nature s;and object more restrained, built upon narrower foundations and requiring more extraordinatyi''a''cts;of duty-and respect, (not Competent to all''men v-"as a love of frtendfhip, founded upon long acquaintance, suitableness'' of disposition, and. frequeilt exchanges of mutual kindness; a love ofjgratftuderldue''fo the reception1 of valuable behefits;ialbve of esteem belonging-to persons endued; with Wdrtfr and icttaej a love of relation refultirigfjfronr fciddrad, affinity, neighbourhood, and other, common engagement''s.;Bat the love of beneydlericej''(Which is precedent-so these, and more deeply rooted in nature, more ancient, more unconfined, and more immutable) a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1810 Excerpt: ... s E R M.Why should I seek their friendship, who disdainfully xxi. reject: mine; why prize their favour, who scorn--mine? why str...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217989233

ISBN - 13:9780217989237

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