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" I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, 1 than that this universal frame is without a mind. "
The Living Age ... - Page 73
by Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1884
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...great great Men in the State, or elfe the Remedy is worfe than the Difeafe. XVI. Of Atheifm. Had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Aleoran, than this Univerfal Frame is without a Mind. And therefore God never wrought a Miracle to...
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The British Plutarch, Or Biographical Entertainer: Being a Select Collection ...

British - 1762
...Legend ; a book fure of little credit with him; when he thus begins one of his eflays : ' I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than, that this nniverfal frame is without a mind.' " The faireft and moft correft edition of this book in Latin, is...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1802 - 587 pages
...foundation in the nature of man. When the greateft of modern philofophers declares, that " he would rather believe all the fables " in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, ^ than that this univerfal frame is without mind ; "t * Scledl Difcourfes by TOHN SMITH^ p. i'iot ''fcambridge, r673t...
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The Truth and Excellence of the Christian Religion Exhibited in Two Parts ...

Hannah Adams - Apologetics - 1804 - 384 pages
...to myfelf, not fo much for their want of faith, as their want of learning." " I had rather, fays he, believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this univerfal frame is without a mind ; and therefore God never wrong'. ta miracle to convert an atheift,...
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Elements of the philosophy of the human mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...and now neglected erudition displayed by Cudvrorth in defence of the same argument. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alco" ran, than that this universal frame is without a mind < It is true that a little philo" sophy...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...voluminous and now neglected erudition displayed by Cudworth in defence of the name argument. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this univer^il frame is without a mind! It is true that a little philoso' inclined) mini's ininil to .itii'...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - Business & Economics - 1829
...heart.* And it was in this manner, I apprehend, that Lord Bacon felt, when he said that He " had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Aleoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind." Or, in other words, that there was no proposition,...
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Helps to the Study of Presbyterianism: Or, An Unsophisticated Exposition of ...

William Gannaway Brownlow - Presbyterianism - 1834 - 299 pages
...digest them, need not dread to encounter iron, adamant fish-hooks, and glassbottles! I could sooner believe all the fables in the legend, and the Talmud, and the Koran, than that the doctrine of Calvinism has any foundation in truth. I will here add the views of...
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The Southern literary messenger

1837
...great philosopher of a past age have exclaimed, in view of these luminous facts : " I would rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alkoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind." We are all occasionally liable in our career...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...330. 343, 344. 345 MISCELLANEOUS - 292. 344 RESULTS OF READING. CHAPTER I. THE DEITY. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than believe that this universal frame is without a mind. 1 None deny that there is a God, but those for...
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