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The Works of Richard Bentley, Collected and Ed. by A. Dyce
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1st ed 1sted absurd affirm Alex allow ancient animals answer apostles argument Atheist atoms believe Bentley body Cato cause censor chance Christian church Cicero clergy Codd Colbatch common copies Copt Deest Deists Discourse see note divine doctrine doth earth edition Epicureans Epicurus eternal Father free-thinking French translation Frip give gods Gospel gravity Greek haruspex haruspices hath heathen heaven honour human infinite Jupiter Laique Latin learned letter live Lucan Lycaonia mankind matter Messias motion nature never omnes opinion orbs original pagan particles passage philosophers planets Plato Plutarch Popery present pretended priests prove quod reason religion Remarks Richard Bentley says Scripture sect sense shew soul Stoics superstition supposed Testament thing thought Timon tion true universal Varro verse vulgar vulgar Latin Vulgate whole wisdom words writer Zosimus
Page 32 - ... that they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him and find him, though he be not far from every one of us : For in him we live, and move and have our being ; as certain also of your own poets [have said, for we are also his offspring.
Page 173 - Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.
Page 2 - THE FOOL hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
Page 212 - That gravity should be innate, inherent and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum, without the mediation of anything else, by and through which their action and force may be conveyed from one to another, is to me so great an absurdity, that I believe no man who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it.
Page 26 - Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him. But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.
Page 28 - For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears; we would know therefore what these things mean.
Page 33 - But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
Page 172 - Therefore with Angels and Archangels, and with all the company of heaven, we laud and magnify Thy glorious Name, evermore praising Thee and saying, HOLY, HOLY, HOLY, LORD GOD of hosts, heaven and earth are full of Thy glory. Glory be to Thee, O LORD MOST HIGH.