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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 ;... "
The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works - Page 413
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 398 pages
...apothegm of Bacon:—' A little philosophy indineth a man's mind to atheism;. but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. For while...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of. them, confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 3

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 398 pages
...upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it teholdeth the chain of them, confederate and linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity."' >.ioT bX " '^But as you allow the power that made the world, and imposed the laws which you say suffice...
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The Gossip; or, Literary, domestic, and useful recorder, by Francis Fiddlewood

1826 - 492 pages
...philosophy." — " It is true thataliltkphilosophy inclineth man's mind to atheistn, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while...no further; but when it beholdeth the chain of them linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity. On vieuilny the Chaptlof tfolyrood House....
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826 - 718 pages
...convince it. 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...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 662 pages
...mind. 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...linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and to Deity. Nay, even that school which is most accused of atheism doth most demonstrate religion, that...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 418 pages
...mind ! It is trae that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 6

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 426 pages
...confederate!, are in arms. Id. Richard III. What confederacy have you with the traitors * Id. King Lear. While the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but. when it bcholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must need fly...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1832 - 698 pages
...hesitancy or quali6cation, " that a little philosophy inclined) a man to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second •Hume. causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no further ; but when it beholdeth...
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The London Medical and Surgical Journal, Volume 5

1830 - 1098 pages
...mind of man looketh to second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest on them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs flee to Providence and to Deity." How strangely then do those men argue, who contend that all the phenomena...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 23-26

Religion - 1849 - 1188 pages
...to this very case r — " A little philosophy inclineth a man to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; — for while...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no furth.gr ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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