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" HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. "
The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by R. Aspland]. - Page 395
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...the voluminous and no\y neglected erudition displayed by Cudworth in defence of the same argument " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ! It is trae that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1829
...and the heart.* And it was in this manner, I apprehend, that Lord Bacon felt, when he said that He " had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and...than that this universal frame is without a mind." Or, in other words, that there was no proposition, how absurd soever, to which he could not more easily...
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Lectures on the elements of hieroglyphics and Egyptian antiquities

Spineto (marq.) - 1829
...man. When the greatest of modern philosophers (Lord Bacon, in his Essays) declares, that ' he would rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ;' he has expressed the same feeling, which, in all ages and nations, has led good men, unaccustomed...
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The Unitarian Advocate, Volumes 3-4

Unitarianism - 1829
...reflections to a much greater length ; but our limits forbid it. " I had rather believe," says Lord Bacon, " all the fables in the legend and the Talmud and the...that this universal frame is without a Mind." And I shall venture to add, that it were better to believe all that the Pope has decreed, and Mahomet pretended,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...foundation in the nature of man. When the greatest of modern philosophers declares, that " he would rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without mind;"f he has ex* Select Discourses by JOHN SMITH, p. 119. Cambridge, 1673. t Lord BACON in his Essays....
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...foundation in the nature of man. When the greatest of modern philosophers declares, that " he would rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without mind;"f he has ex-* pressed the same feeling, which, in all ages and nations, has led good men, unaccustomed...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...the voluminous and now neglected erudition displayed by Cudworth in defence of the name argument. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this univer^il frame is without a mind! It is true that a little philoso' inclined) mini's ininil to .itii'...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...and the heart.* And it was in this manner, I apprehend, that Lord Bacon felt, when he said that He " had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Aleoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind." Or, in other words, that there was no proposition,...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 2

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...tam fera, nemo omnium tam sit immanis, eujus mentem BOD imbuerit deorum opinio. Cic. Tusc. i. 20. " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame Is without a mind." Lord Bacon, Essay 16. " A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism : but depth io philosophy...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 2

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...cujus mentem non imbuerit deorum opinio. Cic. Tusc. i. 20. " I had rather believe all the fables ia the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran than that this universal frame is without a mind." Lord Bacon, Essay 16. " A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism: but depth in philosophy...
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