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English from his study of Tillotson, I read certain passages of this author and I
came across a piece that gave me some consolation in this matter. It ran as
follows: “We ought to be glad, when those that are fit for government, and called
to it, are ...
For my part, of the various theories of the relations between matter and spirit that
are offered by the philosophers for the consideration of the plain man that which
still seems to me most satisfactory is Spinoza's conception that substance ...
Plutarch long ago put the matter succinctly. 'I would much rather,' he writes, 'have
men say of me that there never was a Plutarch, nor is now, than to say that
Plutarch is a man inconstant, fickle, easily moved to anger, revengeful for trifling ...
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