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" Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments of investigation in courts of justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained... "
Life of Washington: A Biography, Personal, Military, and Political - Page 385
by Benson John Lossing - 1860
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Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth ...

William D. Pederson, Thomas T. Samaras, Frank J. Williams - History - 2007 - 381 pages
...simply be asked, where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles. It is substantially...
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In Their Own Words

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instrument of" investigation in Courts of" Justice? And let us...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. It is substantially...
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In Their Own Words: Founding Fathers & the Bible

Bob Gingrich - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instrument of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. It is substantially...
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Self-Government, the American Theme: Presidents of the Founding and Civil War

Will Morrisey - History - 2005 - 290 pages
...both nature and convention. The more radical elements of the Enlightenment are mistaken in supposing "that morality can be maintained without religion."...refined education on minds of peculiar structure" — that is, the effect of philosophy on potential philosophers — "reason and experience both forbid...
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The Bible and Its Influence

Cullen Schippe, Chuck Stetson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 387 pages
...dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. THE 1800S Alexis de...
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Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin, Joseph Anthony McCartin - History - 2014 - 279 pages
...which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. . . . What ever may be conceded to the influence of refined education...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." 6 It is not difficult...
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Faith on Trial: Communities of Faith, the First Amendment, and the Theory of ...

David E. Guinn - Law - 2006 - 238 pages
...important source of morality in American life. George Washington, in his Farewell Address of 1 796 stated: "[L]et us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. What ever [sic] may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure,...
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A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent Is Vital to Islam and America

Anouar Majid - History - 2007 - 290 pages
...simply be asked where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that National morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. Tis substantially true...
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Liberal Hearts and Conservative Brains: The Correlation Between Age and ...

Ron Lipsman - Political Science - 2007 - 296 pages
...simply be asked, Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths which are the instruments...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. Washington was expressing...
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Christianity and American Democracy

Hugh Heclo - Political Science - 2009 - 312 pages
...simply be asked, Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments...structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle." www.earlyamerica.com...
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