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" THE regard to those general rules of conduct is what is properly called a sense of duty, a principle of the greatest consequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk of mankind are capable of directing their actions. "
The Memoirs Private and Political of Daniel O'Connell, Esq., M. P., His ... - Page 14
by Robert Huish - 1836
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith (économiste) - 1761 - 436 pages
...of conduct, is what is properly called £ fenfe of duty, a principle of the greateft confequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...of mankind are capable of directing their actions. Many men behave very decently, and through the whole of their lives avoid any confiderable degree of...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: To which is Added a Dissertation on the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1767 - 478 pages
...of conduct, is what is properly called a fenfe of duty, a principle of the greateft confequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...of mankind are capable (of directing their actions. Many men behave very decently, and through the whole of their lives avoid any confiderable degree of...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: To which is Added, a Dissertation on the ...

Adam Smith - Conduct of life - 1767 - 538 pages
...of conduct, is what is properly called a fenfe of duty, a principle of the greateft confequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...of mankind are capable of directing their actions. Many men behave very decently, and through the whole of their lives avoid any confiderable degree of...
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The Theory of Moral Sentiments: Or, an Essay Towards an Analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - Ethics - 1793 - 543 pages
...of conducl, is what is properly called a fenfe of duty , a principle of the greateft confequence in human life , and the only principle by which the bulk of mankind are capable of directing their aclions. Many men behave very decently , and through the whole of their lives avoid any confiderable...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 18

1801
...conduit is what is properly called a (enfe of duly, a principle ot ihe grcatdl ccmfcquencc in hun.an life, and the only principle by which the bulk of...are capable of directing their actions. Without this facred regard to general rules, there is no man uhofe conduct can be much depended upon. It is this...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 18

English literature - 1801
...rules of conduisis whal it properly called a fen ft of duly, a principle el the grrateit confajuence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk of mankind are capable of directing their aelions. Without this facred regard to genetnl rules, there is no man whofe conduit c.in be much depended...
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On education [ed. by G. Nicholson].

Education - 1805
...of conduct, is what is properly called a sense of duty, a principle of the greatest consequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...directing their actions. Without this sacred regard to gent i.ral rules, there is no man whose conduct can be so much depended upon. It is this which constitutes...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The theory of moral sentiments

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812
...is properly called a fenfe of V. * duty, a principle of the greateft coofequence in T 2 human PART human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...of mankind are capable of directing their actions. Many men behave very decently, and through the whole of their lives avoid any confiderable degree of...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...of morality is what is proIHM-IV called a sense of duty ; a principal of the greatest consequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...of mankind are capable of directing their actions. There is scarce any man who, by discipline, education, and example, may not be impressed with a regard...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...of morality is what is properly called a sense of duty ; a principal of the greatest consequence in human life, and the only principle by which the bulk...of mankind are capable of directing their actions. There is scarce any man who, by discipline, education, and example, may not be impressed with a regard...
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