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God is the efficient cause not only of the existence of things, but also of their essence.
Corr. Individual things are nothin
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The women of this century are neither idle nor indifferent. They are working with might and main to mitigate the evils which stare ...
What were habitually his final meditations? Of some one sole unique advertisement to cause passers to stop in wonder, a poster nov ...
The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.
...I do deeply deplore, of the sake of the cause, the prevalent notion, that the clergy must be had, either by persuasion or by br ...
...I delivered the poor who cried, and the orphan who had no helper. The blessing of the wretched came upon me, and I caused the w ...
Is anyone afraid or disheartened? He should go back to his house, or he might cause the heart of his comrades to melt like his own ...
Do not quarrel with anyone without cause, when no harm has been done to you.
You shall take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the officials, and subverts the cause of those who are in the right.
You must not distort justice; you must not show partiality; and you must not accept bribes, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wis ...
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