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Page 2 - Though the earth and all inferior creatures be common to all men, yet every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his.
Page 100 - All space doth occupy, all motion guide ; Unchanged through time's all-devastating flight ! Thou only God, — there is no God beside ! Being above all beings ! mighty One, Whom none can comprehend and none explore ; Who fill'st existence with Thyself alone, Embracing all, supporting, ruling o'er; Being whom we call God, and know no more...
Page 5 - has freedom to do all that he wills, provided he infringes not the equal freedom of any other...
Page 254 - It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion : for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them, confederate and linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity.
Page 2 - The labour of his body and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever, then, he removes out of the state that nature hath provided and left it in, he hath mixed his labour with it, and joined to it something that is his own, and thereby makes it his property.
Page 129 - Every man has freedom to do all that he wills, provided he infringes not the equal freedom of any other man...
Page 150 - land " includes not only the face of the earth, but everything under it or over it.