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" I HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 9
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...other E 4 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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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1720
...are not to be approved, but may be loved. MEDIOCRITIES are due to Moral Matters ^ Extremes to Divine. I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmudi and the Alcoran, than that this Univerfal Frame is without a Supreme Being. Con. AS it adds...
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The British Plutarch, Or Biographical Entertainer: Being a Select Collection ...

British - 1762
...magnify the 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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The European magazine, and London review, Volume 22

Philological Society (Great Britain) - History - 1792
...foundation in the nature of man. When the greateft of modern Philofophen flhcrs* 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 a mind j" he has cxprcflcd the fame feeling which in all ages and nations...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1792 - 1687 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 Al** coran, than that this univerfal frame is without mind * ;" he has exprefled the fame feeling,...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 4

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan, Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - Natural theology - 1794
...be wretched in the extreme. And thus, says Bacon, I had rather believe all-the fables in the Legend, the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without mind. Atheism must rather be in the ? Bolingbrokci the life, than in the heart of man. Against atheists,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

...nothing of his purpose presents a striking contrast to that of the great masters of philosophy. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame is without a mind."* So said the author of the " Novum Organum." And the author of the " Principia" adds, that it "belongs...
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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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A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...and of the latter time what is fittest. " Without good nature, man is but a better kind of vermin. " God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. " He that goeth into a country before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school and...
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