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" It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. For while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further; but... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon - Page 111
by Francis Bacon - 1890 - 405 pages
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...true, that a little Philofophy inclineth Mans mind to Atheifmjbut depth in Philofophy bringeth Mens minds about to Religion. For while the mind of Man looketh upon fecond Caufes fcattered, it mayfometimes reft in them, and go no further: but when itbeholdeth the...
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Astronomical Principles of Religion, Natural and Reveal'd: In Nine ..., Volume 1

William Whiston - Bible and science - 1717 - 304 pages
...to Refificto. For while the Mind of Man lookerh upon eCond Caufes fcattered, it may fbmetimes reft in them, and go no further : But when it beholdeth...Chain of them Confederate and Linked together, it muft needs fly to Providence and Deity. Mr. Eoyk.\ The Power and Wifdom of God # '** **difplay themlelves...
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Astronomical Principles of Religion, Natural and Reveal'd: In Nine Parts ...

William Whiston - 1725 - 304 pages
...about to Kcligion. For while the Mind of Man looketh upon Second Caufesfcattered, it may fometimcs reft in them, and go no further : But when it beholdeth...Chain of them Confederate and Linked together, it muft needs fly to Providence and Deity. M. Boyle.~\ The Power and Wifdom of God oftkeVedifplay themfelves...
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Biographiana, Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1799
...man looketh upon fecond caufes " feattered, it may fometimes reft on them, '";ani4-Ło no farther ; but when it beholdeth " the chain of them confederate and linked " together, it muft needs fly to Providence " and Deity." Marquis d'Effiat, the French ambaffadbr at the court of...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 351 pages
...Lord BACON* saith of Atheism is equally true of Deism : " A " little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism, but " depth in philosophy, bringeth men's minds about to " Religion." Our great moral Poet ', too, will teach us the same lesson : " A lirle learning is a dangerous thing...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - Religions - 1807 - 272 pages
...insanity. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, justly remarks, that "A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of maa looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther : but when it beholdeth...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - 1808
...insanity. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, justly remarks, that ''A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther: but when it hcholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1810 - 524 pages
...the world. Lord Bacon, in his essays, justly remarks, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no further. But when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...them, and citations from them. His noted axiom was, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ;" and he placed theology at the head of all learning, at the highest perfection and attainment of...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...because his ordinary works convince it. . It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther, but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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