An Enquiry into the Origin of Honour, and the Usefulness of Christianity in War

Language: English
Wordcount: 53,234 / 156 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.4
LoC Category: U
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Genre: War
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The Reasons why Men are despised who take Affronts without resenting them No Scarcity of Believers in Christ The Principle of Honour contrary to Christianity Why the Principle of Honour is of greater Efficacy upon many than Religion How Men may adore themselves Equivalents for Swearing A ludicrous Proposal of Horatio _upon the Supposition, that Honor is an Idol_

A Passage in the Fable of the Bees Defended Satyr as little to be depended upon as Panegyrick _Whatever belongs to Honour or Shame, has its Foundation in the Passion of Self-liking_

The Church of Rome's cunning in consulting and humouring Human Nature _Heraldry of great influence on the Passion of Self-liking_

_Of Canonizations of Saint, and the different Purposes they serve_

The want of Foresight in the first Reformers The worldly Wisdom of the Church of Rome _Hor. owning the Self-denial required in the Gospel in

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