Liberty and Necessity; In Which Are Considered the Laws of Association of Ideas, the Meaning of the Word Will, and the True Intent of Punishment

Liberty and Necessity; In Which Are Considered the Laws of Association of Ideas, the Meaning of the Word Will, and the True Intent of Punishment (Paperback)

By Henry Carleton 
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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115416909X
EAN: 9781154169096
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 62
Publish Date: 2010-3-15
Binding: Paperback
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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. 1857. Excerpt: ... Whoever denies that he acts from motives, makes a mockery of his understanding, and will certainly have his candor or veracity called in question. Choice.--Continued. Let us trace the progress of choice in another traveller, from the first thought to its final result. A gentleman, intending to cross the seas with his family, inspected several steamers about to depart. The berths in the Canada were wide, but the apartments narrow and scantily furnished; one impression favorable and one unfavorable. Again, the main deck was continually wet from the great weight of the timbers in front; another unfavorable impression. Again, the accommodations in the saloon were good, but the smell of the bilge-water pervaded-the entire ship, and her commander was said to be reserved, distant and uninformed. One favorable and two unfavorable impressions; so that the amount stands, three favorable and six unfavorable impressions. It is plain that each impression, whether of sensation or idea, was felt of necessity, and that the aggregate was his opinion of the Canada, which he had no power to order otherwise than as it was. He next inspected the Arctic, where every similar object made favorable impressions, except that he was told that the vessel, however elegant and agreeable, was not as substantial and safe as the Asia, which he now visited in turn. Here he was again offended by the smell of bilge-water, and narrowness of the berths; but found the saloon neat and well furnished, and her commander an agreeable, well-informed officer, and particularly attentive to ladies. This last trait in the captain settled the question with the ladies of his family, and he took passage in the Asia, in compliance with their request and his own judgment of the best. His preference was the u...
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Title: Liberty and Necessity; In Which Are Considered the Laws of Association of Ideas, the Meaning of the Word Will, and the True Intent of Punishment
Publisher: General Books
Author: Henry Carleton
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115416909X
EAN: 9781154169096
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 62
Publish Date: 2010-3-15
Binding: Paperback

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