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1822 Aug. 11.
Constitut. Code

1.
Aptitude is inversely as
attitude in &c.

2.
Factitious dignity
for manifestation of
groundless respect.

3.
Of the three external
instruments of felicity
is composed a medium
in which the favorites
of fortune live, move
&c.
For some purposes
considered separately,
for others they must
be conjunctly. At the
top of the scale stands
the despot. Emperor
at the lowest
the self subsisting labourer.

4.
Common and natural
persuasion, aptitude
is as attitude, directly.
True persuasion inversely
– Shewn here
1st. the fact
2d. the cause.

5.
1. Moral aptitude
consists in disposition
to promote greatest
happiness. Moral inaptitude,
in disposition
to promote personal
and other particular
happiness at the expence
of general.


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6.
I. As to fact.
1. Inversely as his attitude
is the need a man has
of free unpaid and
spontaneous services.

7.
2. Directly as his need
of them will be his exertions
for the obtainment
of them.

8.
3. For those who are
highest in the scale,
sympathy of affection
on the part of him who
stands high in the scale
will be stronger than
for them who stand
lowest: i.e. the greatest
number.

9.
4. To sympathy of affection,
correspondent
sympathy of conception
is a necessary concomitant.
Only by pains
of which a man has
had experience can any
effective pain of sympathy
be produced.
The one who has never
felt hunger, sympathy
for the pain of it is
impossible.

10.
Without sympathy of
affection sympathy may
have place: not do. of
affection without do.
of conception.


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11.
5. By habit pain of sympathy
is extinguished even
where do. of conception
is perfect. Witnesses
1. Surgeon &c.
2. Soldiers.
3. Monarch.
Monarch who in early
youth would have suffered
by witnessing slight pain
in a favorite will afterwards
feel none on seeing
him suffering by war
wounds or hearing of his
death.

12.
II. As to the cause of the
opposite error –
Causes are
1. Corruptive influence.
2. Delusive influence.

13.
1. Corruptive influence
exercised even 1. by opulence
alone.
Proportioned to quantity
and value of the instruments
of enjoyment
obtainable by opulence
will be his power of imparting
do. to others.
Proportioned to their
need will be their endeavours
to obtain such
participation: their gratitude
for it when obtained: viz.
1 by acts of gratitude
2 by words of gratitude
as being most at command.


Identifier: | JB/038/077/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 38.

Date_1

1822-08-11

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1-13

Box

038

Main Headings

constitutional code

Folio number

077

Info in main headings field

constitut. code

Image

001

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Category

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Number of Pages

1

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

Penner

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Notes public

ID Number

11714

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