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The Character of a Good Ruler – 1694

by Samuel Willard Now that all these may be just, it is firstly required that they have a principle of moral honesty in them and swaying of them; that they ‘love righteousness and hate iniquity’; that they be ‘men of truth. ‘ Exod. xviii., 21, for every man will act in his relation, according to the principle that rules in him: so that an unrighteous man will be an unrighteous ruler, so far as he hath an opportunity. “They must also be acquainted with the rules of ri.....
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