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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... ANIMADVERSIONS UPON THE
BISHOP S REPLY NO. XX. No. xx. () " Now again he tells us, that
election is not nimator, opposite to either necessitation or
compulsion. He might even as well tell us, that a stone thrown
upwards moves naturally, or that a woman can be ravished with her
own will. Consent takes away the rape," &c. If that which I
have told him again, be false, why shows he not why it is false?
Here is not one word of argument against it. To say, I might have
said as well that a stone thrown upwards moves naturally, is no
refutation, but a denial. J will not dispute with him, whether a
stone thrown up move naturally or not. I shall only say to those
readers whose judgments are not defaced with the abuse of words,
that as a stone moveth not upwards of itself, but by the power of
the external agent who giveth it a beginning of that motion; so
also when the stone falleth, it is moved downward by the power of
some other agent, which, though it be imperceptible to the eye, is
not imperceptible to reason. But because this is not proper
discourse for the Bishop, and because I have elsewhere discoursed
thereof expressly, I shall say nothing of it here. And whereas he
says, 'consent takes away the rape'; it may perhaps be true, and I
think it is; but here it not only inferreth nothing, but was also
needless, and therefore in a public writing is an indecent
instance, though sometimes not unnecessary in a spiritual court. In
the next place, he wonders how "a man is compelled, and yet free to
do what he will"; that is to say, howja_niaaasjQaade_ to
wilL-and_yet_free Jtp__do what he will. If he No. xx. had said, he
wondered how a man can be compelled' ' _ Anunaaver to will, and yet
be free to do that which he would sums upon the have done...
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