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" ... when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men, than to write legibly upon a paper already scribbled over. "
The Question: "If a Man Die, Shall He Live Again?": Job XIV 14. A Brief ... - Page 77
by Edward Clodd - 1918 - 313 pages
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 11

Religion - 1816
...though 1 fear much that some of my readers will resemble those alluded to in the following sentence: " When men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly (or convincingly)...
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Introduction to the Literature of Europe: In the Fifteenth ..., Volume 3

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1839
...acknowledge whatever should be in right method, and by right ratiocination delivered to CHAP. them. But when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men, than...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 4

Thomas Hobbes, Thucydides, Homer - Philosophy - 1840 - 11 pages
...acknowledge whatsoever should be in right method, and by right ratiocination delivered to them : but when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men, than...
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Essays on the Formation and Publication of Opinions: And on Other Subjects

Samuel Bailey - Belief and doubt - 1854 - 422 pages
...acknowledge whatsoever Bhould be in right method, and by right ratiocination delivered to them : but when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men, than...
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Introduction to the literature of Europe in the 15th, 16th, and ..., Volume 2

Henry Hallam - Literature, Modern - 1854
...to acknowledge whatever should be in right method, and by right ratiocination delivered to them. But when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men than...
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Scripture Proverbs: Illustrated, Annotated, and Applied

Francis Jacox - Bible - 1876 - 604 pages
...them, the more profoundly convinced they become of the truth of their own position. Hobbes said that when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authenticated records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men than...
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The world's great masterpieces: history, biography, science, philosophy ...

Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1901
...acknowledge whatsoever should be in right method and by right ratiocination delivered to them. But when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men than...
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Modern Science and the Illusions of Professor Bergson

Hugh Samuel Roger Elliot - Knowledge, Theory of - 1912 - 257 pages
...; and that those most subject to it were philosophers. On prejudices he was equally severe : ' When men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authenticated records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men than...
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Educational Review, Volume 57

Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank Pierrepont Graves, William McAndrew - Education - 1919
...Will to Believe, anything like logic causes sad disturbance. As the wise Hobbes said, for all time: "When men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions...speak intelligently to such men as to write legibly on paper already scribbled over." And so, willing to believe themselves practical, our contemporaries...
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Locke's Education for Liberty

Nathan Tarcov - Education - 1999 - 272 pages
...acknowledge whatsoever should be in right method, and by right ratiocination delivered to them: but when men have once acquiesced in untrue opinions, and registered them as authentical records in their minds, it is no less impossible to speak intelligibly to such men, than...
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