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21) Personal Injuries Simple.

Motive Social or benevolent. case the motive is stiled a good one meaning the
present interior motive is stiled a good one has
been spoken of as issuing from the principle of
benevolence. A motive that issues from this source
may be stiled a social or benevolent motive.

Motive and intent often of an opposite in their quality. So distinct even in ordinary [apprehensions] conceptions
are the [intention and the motive] quality
of the action and the quality of the motive that gave
birth to it, that nothing is more common than to
speak of them as opposite. Not A bad action is often said
to proceed from a good motive: a good action
from a bad motive. Now such as is the action
such is the intent: the intent therefore as the action
and the motive may be of opposite qualities: so
may also the intention and the motive. The intention
may be bad when the motive is good: the intention
good when the motive that gave birth to it is

Motive of Simple Personal Injuries or necessarily a bad one. when it is the same with the ultimate object of the intent From what has been said it is manifest that the
sort of acts of the sort of those which are offences sort of acts which are the subject of the present
chapter cannot originate from any other motive
than a bad one. The intent Part of the dismiss
By the definition, of the the intent is a bad one
being that of producing pain. when the event which is the motive is
the same is also the ultimate object of the intention, the motive
is in itself a bad one. When it is different
still as the intent is a bad one, the motive is bad by

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