For, since the conjunction of male and female is founded upon the great law of nature, in order to propagate and continue the species, the Lilliputians will needs have it, that men and women are joined together, like other animals, by the motives of concupiscence; and that their tenderness towards their young proceeds from the like natural principle: for which reason they will never allow that a child is under any obligation to his father for begetting
him, or to his mother for bringing him into the world; which, considering the miseries of human life, was neither a benefit in itself, nor intended so by his parents, whose thoughts, in their love encounters, were otherwise employed.
that kind of property which exploits wage-labour, and which cannot increase except upon condition of begetting
a new supply of wage-labour for fresh exploitation.
That first, they ought to refer matters unto them, which is the first begetting
, or impregnation; but when they are elaborate, moulded, and shaped in the womb of their counsel, and grow ripe, and ready to be brought forth, that then they suffer not their counsel to go through with the resolution and direction, as if it depended on them; but take the matter back into their own hands, and make it appear to the world, that the decrees and final directions
Old provincial society had its share of this subtle movement: had not only its striking downfalls, its brilliant young professional dandies who ended by living up an entry with a drab and six children for their establishment, but also those less marked vicissitudes which are constantly shifting the boundaries of social intercourse, and begetting
new consciousness of interdependence.
And therefore our politic Asclepius may be supposed to have exhibited the power of his art only to persons who, being generally of healthy constitution and habits of life, had a definite ailment; such as these he cured by purges and operations, and bade them live as usual, herein consulting the interests of the State; but bodies which disease had penetrated through and through he would not have attempted to cure by gradual processes of evacuation and infusion: he did not want to lengthen out good-for-nothing lives, or to have weak fathers begetting
weaker sons;--if a man was not able to live in the ordinary way he had no business to cure him; for such a cure would have been of no use either to himself, or to the State.
18) Thus the Son can share in everything that belongs to the divine substance and not have to beget, because begetting
(or being begotten) belongs to the category of "property" (proprietas), not to potestas.
and is an image of the Father's begetting
, as our leading quote
Today, the organization's success is not only attracting attention, but begetting
The marital consent establishes an organization or foundation, one that has an essential reference to the begetting
and rearing of offspring.
The Enquirer begat the Star (which it eventually purchased) and People, in turn begetting
``Entertainment Tonight,'' ``Access Hollywood'' and knowing celebrity japes from every comedy show.
After Jehovah restores Sarah's reproductivity, Hagar is exiled though ominously "cheered" by an angel with promises of begetting
a formidable but doomed race.