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" A law presupposes an agent ; for it is only the mode, according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power ; for it is the order, according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power, which are both distinct from itself, the... "
Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ... - Page 292
edited by - 1823 - 576 pages
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

William Jackson - 1874 - 432 pages
..." a law pre-supposes an agent," and proceeds to argue the statement on its merits. "Law," he says, "is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power,...
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1875 - 650 pages
...nature. It is a perversion of language to assign any law as the efficient, operative cause of anything. A law presupposes an agent ; for it is only the mode...according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power ; for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

William Jackson - 1875 - 452 pages
..." a law pre-supposes an agent," and proceeds to argue the statement on its merits. "Law," he says, "is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds: it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power,...
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The Three Heavens

Josiah Crampton - 1876 - 678 pages
...surely it is a perversion of language to assign any law as an efficient operative cause of anything. A law presupposes an agent, for it is only the mode according to which the agent proceeds; it implies a power likewise, for it is the order according to which that power...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 768 pages
...plead his own cause, and trust it to the judge. SIR T. MORE : Utopia. A law presupposes an agent ; this is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds ; it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power,...
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A Vocabulary of the Philosophical Sciences: Including the Vocabulary of ...

Charles Porterfield Krauth - 1878 - 1082 pages
..."to assign any law, as the efficient, operative cause of anything A laic presupposes an agent ; this is only the mode, according to -which an agent proceeds ; it implies a power ; for it ia the order according to -which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 772 pages
...plead his own cause, and trust it to the judge. SIR T. MORE: Utopia. A law presupposes an agent ; this ove truth too well to resist the charms of sincerity. SIR R. STEEI a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power,...
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A Vocabulary of the Philosophical Sciences: (Including the Vocabulary of ...

Charles Porterfield Krauth - 1881 - 1080 pages
..."to assign any law, as the efficient, operative cause of anything A law presupposes an agent; this is only the mode, according to which an agent proceeds ; it implies a power ; for it is the orclei according to which that power acts. Without thia agent, without this...
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The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1882 - 606 pages
...pre* Essay on the Immateriality and Immortality of the Human Soul ; p. 149, second edition. supposes an agent, for it is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds ; it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power,...
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Christian Thought, Volume 6

1889 - 514 pages
...since wisely said: " It is a perversion of language to assign any law as the efficient, operative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it...mode according to which an agent proceeds: it implies a power; for it is the order according to which that power acts : without this agent, without this...
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