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" For there is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind, while we live here; because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense... "
Introduction to the Literature of Europe: In the Fifteenth, Sixteenth and ... - Page 299
by Henry Hallam - 1839
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - Philosophy, English - 1839
...say, continual prospering, is that men call FELICITY ; Felicity. I mean the felicity of this life. For there is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of...felicity God hath ordained to them that devoutly honour Hun, a man shall no sooner know, than enjoy ; being joys, that now are as incomprehensible, as the...
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The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs

John Timbs - 1840
...in the hands of private individuals, instead of being in the possession of the public. Felicily.— There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of...desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense. Critiques on Art. — Mrs. Jameson, in the preface to her translation of Dr. Waagen's Memoir of Rubens,...
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Leviathan: Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall ...

Thomas Hobbes - Political science - 1904 - 531 pages
...and can never be without Desire, . , [30] nor without Feare, no more than without Sense.) What ,f-' kind of Felicity God hath ordained to them that devoutly...him, a man shall no sooner know, than enjoy; being joyes, that now are as incomprehensible, as the word of Schoole-men Beatificall Vision is unintelligible....
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French and English Philosophers: Descartes, Rousseau, Voltaire, Hobbes

Philosophers-Englsih - 1910 - 434 pages
...felicity ' — I mean the felicity of this life. For there is no such thing as perpetual tranquility of mind while we live here, because life itself is...ordained to them that devoutly honour Him a man shall no •ooner know than enjoy, being joys that now are as incomprehensible as the word of schoolmen ' beatifical...
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The Logic of Leviathan: The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes

David P. Gauthier - Political Science - 1969 - 217 pages
...that is to say, continual prospering, is that men call FELICITY; I mean the felicity of this life. For there is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of...desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense. (EW iii, p. 51) It does not follow from the fact that life is but motion — vital motion — that...
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Machiavelli to Marx: Modern Western Political Thought

Dante Germino - Political Science - 1972 - 401 pages
...call Felicity; I mean the felicity of this life. For there is no such thing as perpetual tranquility of mind, while we live here; because life itself is...than without sense. What kind of felicity God hath 13. Ibid., chap. 6, pp. 32-33. 14. Ibid., p. 35. ordained to them that devoutly honour Him, a man shall...
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Tradition und Neubeginn: Lessings Orientierung an der europäischen Tradition

Henk de Wild - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1986 - 321 pages
...Hobbes' Theorie. In seiner Beschreibung des Menschen erreicht diese Auffassung ihre volle Gültigkeit: there is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of...desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense. (EW III, 51) Diese Bewegung ist im Prinzip zwar neutral, wird aber durch den Selbsterhaltungstrieb...
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Democracy and Possessive Individualism: The Intellectual Legacy of C. B ...

Joseph H. Carens, Professor Department of Political Science Joseph H Carens - Political Science - 1993 - 298 pages
...insists, "I mean felicity of this life," emphasizing the transitory character of felicity, because "there is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity...desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense." 37 In chapter 11, Hobbes again underscores that, in this life, felicity does not lie in the "repose...
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Post-liberalism: Studies in Political Thought

John Gray - Philosophy - 1996 - 358 pages
...call Felicity; I mean the Felicity of this life, for there is no such thing as perpetual tranquility of mind, while we live here; because Life itself is...Motion, and can never be without Desire, nor without Feare, no more than without Sense.1 For Hobbes, as his most distinguished twentieth-century interpreter,...
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Cultural Materialism

Andrew Milner - Social Science - 1993 - 140 pages
...subsequently acknowledged as 'culture', but rather the physical movement of the material human body: 'life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear' (Hobbes, 1960:39). The body and its desires and fears, to pursue pleasure and to avoid pain, thus provide...
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