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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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Christian Examiner, Volume 7; Volume 12

Theology - 1832
...express what history proves to have been the common and spontaneous feeling of man, when he said, ' I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame is without a mind.' Can we, then, suppose that a sentiment, which thus manifests itself to be one of the elements wrought...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 4

1832
...he was shrewdly suspected of favoring atheism, who had eloquently published to the world, " I would rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the...than that this universal frame is without a mind." We should have supposed that any kind of tendency to irreligion would have been the very last thing...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 pages
...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 locketh upon the second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 367 pages
...moves round its own axis ; * and even Bacon himself — he who had nobly and eloquently said, that ' / had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and...than that this universal frame is without a mind,'-\- — escaped not the bigoted attacks of the school-divines, who attempted to cry down his philosophical...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...with the other great men in the state ; or else the remedy is worse than the disease. XVL OF ATHEISM. 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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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...does not finish for me with life; all shall be restored to order after death.—JJ Rousseau. 1124. I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...state, or eke the remedy is worse than the disease. [Cicero. From an Antique Bust.] XVI.— OF ATHEISM. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the legend,...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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Lectures against socialism

London city mission - 1840
...from all the dotage which had reigned in the schools of learning for nearly 2,000 years, declared: " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame is without a mind. It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth...
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Works, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...conclusions upon the real and settled faith of Lord Bacon. Bacon perhaps was sincere, when he said, .A. Godey But to many parts of the paradoxes we may apply his remark upon the fool, who said in his heart, but...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1858
...wings of an angel, flew through the spheres of thought with the gospel of modern science, " 1 would rather believe all the fables in the Legend and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without mind." We know there are difficulties in the belief that God is a spirit, but they are the difficulties...
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