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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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The Three Barriers: Notes on Mr. Darwin's "Origin of Species."

Gilbert Rorison - Evolution - 1861 - 192 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...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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864 - 638 pages
...mind of Man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate,...fly to Providence and Deity. Nay, even that school vhich is most accused of atheism, doth most demonstrate religion ; that is, the school of Leucippus...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 11

Education - 1864 - 272 pages
...the mind of man looketh on second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther, but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity." An eminent astronomer says : " Our earth is one of the humblest of all planets. If we visit the mighty...
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Beauties of Sacred Literature: A Compendium of Christian Doctrine, Faith ...

Christian life - 1864 - 704 pages
...mind of man looketh iipon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them, confederate...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity. The Scripture saith, " The fool hath said in his there is no God;" it is not said, the fool hath in...
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Addresses on Several Occasions

Samuel Claggett Chew - Maryland - 1906 - 190 pages
...says Bacon, "looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity." It would hardly be thought fair or just to astronomers as a class to charge them with opinions disowned...
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Montaigne: A Study

Richard Warwick Bond - Montainge, Michel de, 1533-1592 - 1906 - 116 pages
...thesceptical character^ Sense of In his essay ' Of Atheism ' Bacon says — ' while feads to scepticism, the mind of Man looketh upon second causes 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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Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace Book Designed for the Use ...

Augustus Hopkins Strong - Baptists - 1907 - 1218 pages
..." A little philosophy inclincth man's mind to atheism, but depth In philosophy bringeth men's minus about to religion. For while the mind of man looketh...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity." Murphy, Scientific Bases of Faith, 221-233—" The proof of a God and of a spiritual world which is...
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Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace, Volume 1

Augustus Hopkins Strong - Theology - 1907 - 404 pages
...Bacon, Essay on Atheism : "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. For while...sometimes rest in them and go no further, but, when it beholdéth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity."...
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Winged Words

Henry Heathcote Statham - English essays - 1907 - 304 pages
...attitude, while " depth in philosophy " nourishes the quality of reverence. But when Bacon proceeds : " While the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered,...but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate * The expression " spiritually-minded" is used without prejudice. and linked together, it must needs...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 44

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - American periodicals - 1858 - 610 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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