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" ... since we know not wherein thinking consists, nor to what sort of substances the Almighty has been pleased to give that power, which cannot be in any created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction... "
The works of Lord Bolingbroke: with a life, prepared expressly for this ... - Page 174
by Viscount Henry St. John Bolingbroke - 1841
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author and a ...

John Locke - 1801
...cannot be in any created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking being should, if he pleased, give to certain system^ of created senseless matter, put together as he'think? fit, some degrees of sense, perception,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...cannot be in any created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought: though, as I think, I have proved, lib. iv. ch. 10. . 14, &c. it is no less than a contradiction...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 5

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - Great Britain - 1809
...except by revelation, whether that which thinks •an us be not material. He sees " no contradic" tion in it, that the first eternal thinking Being " should,...some degrees of sense, perception, " and thought." He endeavours to guard against theological choler, by urging, " that the great ends ** of morality and...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author and a ...

John Locke - 1812
...For I see no contradiction in *' it, that the first, eternal, thinking being, or omni" potent spirit, should, if he pleased, give to certain " systems of...some degrees of sense, perception, and " thought, though I judge it no less than a contradic" tion, to suppose matter (which is evidently, in its ''...
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An essay concerning human understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Philosophy - 1813 - 314 pages
...inconceivable attraction iu matter, at immeufe, almoft incomprehenfible thinking Being should, if be pleased, give to certain systems of created senseless matter put together, as he thinks fit, some dediftances : it muft therefore he confefled, that there is foraething in folid, as "well as unfolid...
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A treatise on the records of the creation: and on the moral ..., Volume 1

John Bird Sumner - Creation - 1818
..." first thinking Being," namely, a God distinct from the visible world, " should have communicated to certain systems of created senseless matter, put...some degrees of sense, perception, and thought*." But it is impossible not to observe in addition, that the argument involves a confusion between the...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1819
...could * -Eneid. 4. 385. -j- 1st Answer. $ Ibid. || 2 Cor. iii. *. Tusculan Quaest. I. 1. c. 23. thinking being should, if he pleased, give to certain...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought: though, as I think, I have proved, lib. iv. ch. 10. . 14. not conceive this power to be in any thing...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 2

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...cannot be in any created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought: though, as I think, I have proved, lib. iv. ch. 10. 14, &c. it is no less than a contradiction to...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 2

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...created being.but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradictioninit, that the first eternal thinking being should, if he...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought : though, as I think, I have proved, lib. iv. ch. 10. 14, &c. it is no less than a contradiction...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author and a ...

John Locke - 1823
...pleasure and bounty of the Cfeator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal think^ ing being should, if he' pleased, give to certain systems...fit, some degrees of, sense, perception, and thought : though, as I think, I have proved,' lib. iv. ch. 10. 14, &c. it is no less than a contradiction...
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