Of God and His Creatures

Adminiculantibus utimur ad virtutem, the Aristotelian chorêgia, scorned of Cynic and Stoic. Such adminicula might be called buttresses (appodiacula, Chap. XXVI) to the tower of happiness, whereof physical and moral virtue is the lower storey, intellectual virtue the spire, and the act of contemplation the crowning point, final end and realisation of the entire construction.

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