Duties, according to the only idea man can form of them, must be reciprocal.
But in this chapter we have to ask what light mythology throws upon the idea man has had of his gods.
THE only idea man can affix to the name of God, is that of a first cause, the cause of all things.
In this idea man's need of redemption is acknowledged, though not to the same extent as by Seneca and Epictetus.
Man never had an idea—man will never have an idea, except those supplied to him by his surroundings.
The Sabbath idea is reflected in all the festivals, which have as their dominating idea man's joyful gratitude to God.
The one idea man iz like the merino ram, he shuts up both eyes and goze for things inkontinently.