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" It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men'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,... "
Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877 - Page 76
by Robert Flint - 1879 - 555 pages
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 17

English literature - 1822
...never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because bis ordinary works convince it. It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes reft in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1822
...and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, 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 bringeih men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered,...
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The Religious World Displayed: Or, a View of the Four Grand ..., Volume 2

Robert Adam - Religions - 1823
...of a Deity. Indeed, as Lord Bacon has well remarked, in his Essays, " a little philosophy incl'meth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...minds about to religion ; for, while the mind of man looketU upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism;...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 beholdeth the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...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 beholdeth the...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...never wrought miracle to convince Atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism...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 beholdeth the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...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 beholdeth the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...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 beholdeth the...
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Tremaine; Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
...of thinking. I, at least, subscribe to the apothegm of Bacon : — ' A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth...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 beholdeth the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true that a little philosophy inclines man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while the miud of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further...
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