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" HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that... "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ... - Page 47
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1869
...nothing of his purpose — presents a striking contrast to that of the great masters of philosophy. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame is without a mind."* So said the author of the " Novum Organum." And the author of the " Principia" adds, that it "belongs...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1810 - 524 pages
...occurs in the New Testament, without God in the world. Lord Bacon, in his essays, justly remarks, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...minds about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no further. But when it beholdeth...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...correspondence with the other great men in the state, or else the remedy is worse than the disease. OF I HAD rather believe all the fables in the legend,...minds about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...much as in them lieth, quite and clean from their cogitation whatsoever may sound that way. HOOIZK. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. . It is true that a little philosophy...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1814
...foundation in the nature of man. When the greatest of modern philosophers declares, that "he would rather " believe all the fables in the Legend, and...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without " mind ;"f he has expressed the same feeling, which, in all ages and nations, has led good men, unaccustomed...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...correspondence with the other great men in the state, or else the remedy is worse than the disease. OF ATHEISM. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the legend,...minds about to religion : for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought a miracle to convince Atheism, because his ordinary works convince...minds about to Religion. For while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further: but when it...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...correspondence with the other great men in the state ; or else the remedy is worse than the disease. . JL HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and...is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought a miracle to convince Atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy...
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Rambles in Italy: in the years 1816....17

James Sloan, Theodore Lyman - Italy - 1818 - 379 pages
...reason when they lead to infidelity. The greatest of modern philosophers declares, that " he would rather believe all the fables "in the Legend, and...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is " without mind."* We may discover the gay climate of the south, in the religion of the Italian. Like the beautiful...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...with the other great men in the state, or else the remedy is worse than the disease. XVII. OF ATHEISM. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the legend,...mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men'* minds about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may...
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