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" ... duty of each and all of us is to try to make the little corner he can influence somewhat less miserable and somewhat less ignorant than it was before he entered it. To do this effectually it is necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs:... "
Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes ... - Page 426
by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg - 1907 - 489 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 144

1876
...cessary to be possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the ' order of nature is ascertainable by our faculties to an extent ' which is practically...verified experimentally as often ' as we like to try.' * This is the most direct, as it seems the * Professor Huxley's Lay Sermon ' On the Physical Basis...
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Christian Reformer, Volume 1

Religion - 1886
... a belief which, he said, " can be verified experimentally as often as we like to try, and which, therefore, stands upon the strongest foundation upon...belief can rest, and forms one of our highest truths." * And I appeal to the consciousness of every one of you, whether it does not give you the most distinct...
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The Medical Times and Gazette, Volume 1

Medical - 1869
...stands alone as a force which we are free to exert in any direction we choose. Professor Huxley says, " Volition counts for something as a condition of the course of events." Wo should say it counts for a great deal. It is the link between the material and the immaterial ...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor).

1869
...joyfully admit that the musician must be a Spirit and Divine ? Professor Huxley distinctly declares that " our volition counts for something as a condition of the course of events." These words are the most valuable and important in his whole address. They are the gleam of light seen...
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Immortality: Four Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge, Being ...

John James Stewart Perowne - Immortality - 1869 - 133 pages
...necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our faculties to an extent which is practically...something as a condition of the course of events." Is it putting an unfair construction upon this remarkable paragraph to say, that Mr Huxley here expressly...
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Immortality: Four sermons preached before the University of Cambridge, being ...

John James Stewart Perowne - Immortality - 1869 - 133 pages
...necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our faculties to an extent which is practically...something as a condition of the course of events." Is it putting an unfair construction upon this remarkable paragraph to say, that Mr Huxley here expressly...
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Immortality, 4 sermons. Hulsean lects., 1868

John James Stewart Perowne (bp. of Worcester.) - 1869
...necessary to be fully possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our faculties to an extent which is practically...something as a condition of the course of events." Is it putting an unfair construction upon this remarkable paragraph to say, that Mr Huxley here expressly...
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The Radical, Volume 5

Sidney H.. Morse, Joseph B.. Marvin - Unitarianism - 1869
...necessary to be possessed of only two beliefs : the first, that the order of nature is ascertainable by our faculties to an extent which is practically...something as a condition of the course of events." This would be fine, if, on his premises, our " volition " were not born of ammonia, etc. MR. HUXLEY...
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Deus-semper: the norm + the germ x the conditions

George Western Thompson - Religion - 1869 - 435 pages
...where is the unfoldment and progress in system, and always to higher progress and fuller system, and "that our volition counts for something as a condition of the course of events?" Again, Mr. Huxley argues to show that all motion is the result of contractility, in both vegetal and...
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On the Physical Basis of Life

Thomas Henry Huxley - Protoplasm - 1869 - 24 pages
...^extejitjtvhich is pi'f'ͣ;]JjJ>|j>n^ the seconJ^tlia^jQjjr.^-oJU tlon cmints Jb^some^Iu^^^ of events.' Each of these beliefs can be verified experimentally, as often au we like to try. Each, therefore, stands upon the strongest foundation upon which any belief can...
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