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" Koran came to him probably in spontaneous rushes of emotion ; there may have been little vestiges of argument floating here and there, but they did not justify the strength of the emotion, still less did they create it, and they hardly even excused it. "
Papers Read at the Meetings of the Metaphysical Society - Page 59
1869
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The Living Age ..., Volume 109

1871
...in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran came to him probably in spontane' ous rushes of emotion ; there may have been little vestiges...therefore on the principle that in Metaphysics " egotism is the truest modesty," I may give myself as an example of utterly irrational conviction. Some years...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 17

Great Britain - 1871
...him. He burnt the Alexandrine Library, saying, " All books which contain what is not in the Koran arc dangerous ; all those which contain what is in the...therefore, on the principle that in Metaphysics " egotism is the truest modesty," I may give myself as an example of utterly irrational conviction. Some years...
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The Living Age, Volume 109

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...it is impossible to imagine it preceded by an argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran came to him probably...therefore on the principle that in Metaphysics " egotism is the truest modesty," I may give myself as an example of utterly irrational conviction. Some years...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

William James - Psychology - 1890
...argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, probably came to him in spontaneous rushes of emotion ; there may have...did they create it, and they hardly even excused it. ... Probably, when the subject is thoroughly examined, conviction will be found to be one of the intensest...
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The Works of Walter Bagehot ...

Walter Bagehot, Richard Holt Hutton - English literature - 1891
...earlier still. — ED. imagine it preceded by an argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, came to him probably...therefore, on the principle that in metaphysics "egotism is the truest modesty," I may give myself as an example of utterly irrational conviction. Some years...
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Edward Gibbon. Bishop Butler. Sterne and Thackeray. The Waverley novels ...

Walter Bagehot - English literature - 1891
...it is impossible to imagine it preceded by an argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, came to him probably...therefore, on the principle that in Metaphysics 'egotism is the 1 Contemporary Iterieir for April 1871. truest modesty,' I may give myself as an example of...
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The Works of Walter Bagehot ..., Volume 2

Walter Bagehot, Richard Holt Hutton - English literature - 1891
...still. — ED. ( 326 ) imagine it preceded by an argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, came to him probably...therefore, on the principle that in metaphysics "egotism is the truest modesty," I may give myself as an example of utterly irrational conviction. Some years...
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The Psychology of Religious Belief

James Bissett Pratt - Faith - 1906 - 327 pages
...an argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, came to him in spontaneous rushes of emotion; there may have been...they create it, and they • hardly even excused it." Emotion of ten so increases the vividness of an idea and adds to it so much realityfeeling as to give...
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The Psychology of Religious Belief

James Bissett Pratt - Faith - 1908 - 327 pages
...argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, came to him hi spontaneous rushes of emotion; there may have been...they create it, and they hardly even excused it." Emotion often so increases the vividness of an idea and adds to it so much realityfeeh'ng as to give...
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Virtues of the Mind: An Inquiry Into the Nature of Virtue and the Ethical ...

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski - Philosophy - 1996 - 365 pages
...argument. His belief in Mahomet, in the Koran, and in the sufficiency of the Koran, probably came to him in spontaneous rushes of emotion; there may have been...did they create it, and they hardly even excused it. ... Probably, when the subject is thoroughly examined, conviction will be found to be one of the intensest...
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