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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 reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland].

Robert Aspland - 1842
...which they warrant. I would therefore, in the fullest sense, adopt the language of Bacon and say, " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...convince atheism, because His ordinary works convince it" — and I would add, " such works convincing it effectually, which miracles alone never can do." For...
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An Enquiry Into the Principles of Human Happiness and Human Duty: In Two Books

George Ramsay - Ethics - 1843 - 554 pages
...of proximate causes may sometimes lead men to rest therein, forgetting the first cause of all,14 14 It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's...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 New Englander, Volumes 19-20

Criticism - 1861
...reminds us of the saying of one who was not deficient in his recognition of and in his respect for law. " I had rather believe all the fables in the legend,-...than that this universal frame is without a mind." Passing over for the present the Chapters on Power, "Wealth, Culture, Behavior, we come to that on...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind: In Two Parts, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy of mind - 1843 - 602 pages
...the voluminous and now neglected erudition displayed by Cudworth in defence of the same argument. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ! It is true that a little philosophy inclined] man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 484 pages
...its own monument in immortality. VIRTUE and INTELLECT survive the wrecks of Time. ADAPTATION. '• IT is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's...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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

1855
...throughout the whole of Europe. We cannot refrain from quoting his noble protest against atheism : — " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame is without a mind. While the mind of man looketh at second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no...
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Lectures on the elements of hieroglyphics and Egyptian antiquities. [With ...

1845
...man. When the greatest of modern, philosophers (Lord Bacon, in his Essays) declares, that ' he would rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the...than that this universal frame is without a mind;' he has expressed the same feeling, which, in all ages and nations, has led good men, unaccustomed to...
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The Elements of Hieroglyphics and Egyptian Antiquities: In a Course of ...

Marquis Spineto - Egypt - 1845 - 493 pages
...man. When the greatest of modern philosophers (Lord Bacon, in his Essays) declares, that ' he would rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ;' he has expressed the same feeling, which, in all ages and nations, has led good men, unaccustomed...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 1-2

Anna Maria Hall
...and perseverance of old Mr. Lee. THE greatest of modern philosophers (Bacon) declares that "he would rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without mind." — Stewart. CONTENTS. How to choose a Travelling Companion 81 Bcauchamps, Chap. IV 84 The Beggar'i...
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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 259 pages
...Alcoran, than that this universal frame'is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought 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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