The Life of John Locke: With Extracts from His Correspondence, Journals, and Common-place Books

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H. Colburn, 1829 - 407 pagina's
 

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Pagina 366 - I think it easy to draw this observation, that the ideas of primary qualities of bodies are resemblances of them, and their patterns do really exist in the bodies themselves; but the ideas produced in us by these secondary qualities have no resemblance of them at all.
Pagina 277 - They were described by him as the beginning and end of a discourse concerning government, and he hoped " sufficient to establish the throne of our great restorer, our present King William; to make good his title, in the consent of the people...
Pagina 32 - ... what objects our understandings were, or were not, fitted to deal with.
Pagina 122 - To choose, is to will one thing before. another; and to will, is to bend our souls to the having or doing of that which they see to be good: Goodness is seen with the eye of the Understanding; and the light of that eye is Reason : so that two principal fountains there are of Human Action, Knowledge, and Will; which Will in things tending towards any end is termed Choice. Concerning Knowledge; 'Behold...
Pagina 175 - I were not extremely sensible of them, and did not lay hold on this opportunity to testify to the world how much I am obliged to be, and how much I am, MY LORD, Your lordship's most humble and most obedient servant, JOHN LOCKE.
Pagina 366 - ... it being no more impossible to conceive that God should annex such ideas to such motions, with which they have no similitude, than that he should annex the idea of pain to the motion of a piece of steel dividing our flesh, with which that idea hath no resemblance.
Pagina 224 - twere better if you were dead. I desire you to forgive me this uncharitableness. For I am now satisfied that what you have done is just, and I beg your pardon for...
Pagina 225 - I got an ill habit of sleeping ; and a distemper, which this summer has been epidemical, put me farther out of order, so that when I wrote to you, I had not slept an hour a night for a fortnight together, and for five days together not a wink. I remember I wrote to you, but what I said of your book I remember not. If you please to send me a transcript of that passage, I will give you an account of it if I can. — I am your most humble servant,
Pagina 178 - I no sooner perceived myself in the world, but I found myself in a storm, which has lasted almost hitherto, and therefore cannot but entertain the approaches of a calm with the greatest joy and satisfaction.
Pagina 224 - I could not have believed what you tell me of yourself, had I had it from any body else. And, though I cannot but be mightily troubled that you should have had so many wrong and unjust thoughts of me...

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