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... with an intent in man to give law unto himself and to depend no more upon God's commandments , which was the form of the temptation .
... but the moral knowledge of good 30 and evil ; wherein the supposition was that God's commandments or prohibitions were not the originals of good and ...
... than to be God's playfellows in that game , 30 considering the great commandment of wits and means , whereby nothing needeth to be hidden from them .
From moral virtue let us pass on to matter of power 20 and commandment , and consider whether in right reason there be any comparable with that wherewith ...
... had a sweetness more than in tyrannies , because the commandment extendeth more over the wills of men , and not only over 5 their deeds and services .
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