We need no other explication of that esteem, which attends such of the natural virtues, as have a tendency to the public good.
These natural virtues shine with the greatest brilliancy in many an unbelieving man of business.
The Romans once added to the speculative wisdom of the Greeks an almost heroic practice of all the natural virtues.
The possessor of natural virtues may, with the assistance of wisdom, rise to perfect virtues.
He may indeed practise some natural virtues, but these virtues are in general only exterior.
But the natural virtues will spring up like flowers in the human soil.
That many of the natural virtues have this tendency to the good of society, no one can doubt of.
A more developed and consequently more complicated social order leads to the decline of many of the natural virtues of humanity.
In the deepest midnight of superstition some natural virtues, like stars, have been visible in the heavens.