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in Scripture? It must then be contrary to
the precept of some one ostensible specific
text. But this I believe has never been pretended.
Nay: but it is contrary to that other Law of God the Law
of Nature. Here all reasoning is at an end; and
instead of

with a metaphor.

And what then is this Law of Nature? It is
any thing which any one chooses to make of it.
It is the opinion of any man who chooses
to dignify his crude conceptions and <gap>
caprices with that imposing title.

The truth is strictly speaking there is no
such thing existing as a Law of Nature. The
putting that phantom of the imagination which
is stiled the Law of Nature upon the same footing
in point of reality with the Law of Revelation
and the Law of the Land is the source
of the greatest part of that confusion which to
the great misfortune of mankind involves the
subject of morals. It is the center asylum to which

The Law of Revelation, even upon the system
of unbelievers, must allow the Law of Revelation is a real
entity. It is an any rate a collection of signs
expressive of the a will of what at least was the spirit, the will of some body
if not of God. The same may be observed of the
Law


Identifier: | JB/159/137/003
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Marginal Summary Numbering

Box

159

Main Headings

punishment

Folio number

137

Info in main headings field

popularity

Image

003

Titles

decency / liberty / religion

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

4

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

f5 / f6 / f7 / f8

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

[[watermarks::l v g propatria [britannia motif]]]

Marginals

Paper Producer

caroline vernon

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

53960

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