A collection of tracts and treatises illustrative of the natural history, antiquities, and the political and social state of Ireland: at various periods prior to the present century, Volumen2
Reprinted by A. Thom, 1861
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Página 220 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Página 216 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Página 209 - Better is he that laboureth, and aboundeth in all things, than he that boasteth himself and wanteth bread.
Página 167 - Trpr\KTrjpa. rt tpytav* would not be a good rule for modern educators of youth ? And whether half the learning and study of these kingdoms is not useless, for want of a proper delivery and pronunciation being taught in our schools and colleges?
Página 208 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Página 151 - Whether money is to be considered as having an intrinsic value, or as being a commodity, a standard, a measure, or a pledge, as is variously suggested by writers ? And whether the true idea of money, as such, be not altogether that of a ticket or counter ? pounded proportion, directly as the demand, and reciprocally as the plenty ? 25.
Página 168 - ... 211. Whether the punishment should be placed on the seduced or the seducer ? 212. Whether a promise made before God and man in the most solemn manner ought to be violated ? 213. Whether it was Plato's opinion that, ' for the good of the community, rich should marry with rich ? ' — De Leg. Lib. iv. 214. Whether, as seed equally scattered produceth a goodly harvest, even so an equal distribution of wealth doth not cause a nation to flourish ? 215.
Página 150 - Whether the creating of wants be not the likeliest way to produce industry in a people? And whether, if our peasants were accustomed to eat beef and wear shoes, they would not be more industrious?