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" It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were... "
The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory - Page 427
1807
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The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1740
...together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many Perfons, that Chriftianity is not fo much as a Subject of Inquiry ; but that it is, now at length, difcovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it, as if, in the prefent Age, this were an...
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The Analogy Or Religion Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course ...

Joseph Butler - Analogy (Religion) - 1765 - 467 pages
...together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many Perions, that Chriftianity is not fo much as a Subject of Inquiry ; but that it is, now...fictitious. And accordingly they treat it, as if, in the prefent Age, this were an agreed Point, among all People of Difcernment ; and nothing remained, but...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

...him : — " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity ath us depart, which with Little variation was made,...Matrimony ; — 1. Then shall begin the Communion, and as if nothing remained, bat to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule ; as it •were...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 90

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1849
...he, ' 1 know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons • that Christianity is not so much a subject of inquiry, but ' that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. . . . On ' the contrary, thus much at least will here be found, not taken ' for granted, but proved,...
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Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author, Volume 1

Joseph Butler - 1804
...considered together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry ; but that...subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way of reprisals, for its having so long interrupted the pleasures of the world. On the contrary, thus much,...
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A Theological Dictionary, Volume 2

Charles Buck - Theology - 1807
...to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of enquiry ; but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious...they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreement among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but to set it up as a piincipal subject...
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Evangelical Biography: Being a Complete and Fruitful Account of the Lives ...

Erasmus Middleton - Protestant churches - 1807
...fact: •" It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by inarw- persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry ; but that it is, untv at fcneth, discovered to be fictitious, and accordingly they trtat it. at Mr. Whitefield soon...
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A theological dictionary, Volume 2

Charles Buck - Theology - 1810
...be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a •ubject of enquiry ; but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious...they treat it as if, in the present age, this were an agreement among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject...
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Biographia evangelica; or, An historical account of ... the most eminent and ...

Erasmus Middleton - 1810
...that chriftianity is not fo much as a fubjedl of inquiry; but that it is, now at length, difcovered to be fictitious ; and accordingly they treat it, as if, in the prelent age, this were an agreed point among all people of difcernment ; and nothing remained but to...
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Two Discourses Preached Before the University of Cambridge: On Commencement ...

Claudius Buchanan - Asia - 1811 - 420 pages
...is come," says he " I know " not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that " Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry : but " that...agreed point among ALL PEOPLE OF DISCERNMENT; and " that nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of " mirth and ridicule ; as it were,...
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