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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 Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 132
by Francis Bacon - 1860
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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 farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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Principles of Christian Evidence Illustrated: By an Examination of Arguments ...

Duncan Mearns - Apologetics - 1818 - 200 pages
...be operated by efficient causes, should owe its origin to the writer of the following passages — ' While the mind of man looketh ' upon second causes scattered, it may some' times rest in them and go no farther. ' But when it beholdeth the chain of them ' confederate...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; bnt when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate, and...most demonstrate religion ; that is, the school of Lcucippus, and Democritus, and Epicnrus : for it is a thousand times more credible, that four mutable...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mens minds about to religion : for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes...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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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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 farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate, and linked together, it must needs fly...
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The Christian Disciple, Volume 2

Liberalism (Religion) - 1821
...mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity." But all this, however sublime and admirable, Dr. Chalmers would say is nothing to the purpose. For...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821
...philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mm'* tnimli about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go DO farther; but when it beholdelh the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821
...incli* netn man's mind 1C atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to reJijinn; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it nny sometimes rest in them and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822
...mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate,...even that school which is most accused of atheism, dotfi most demonstrate religion; that is, the school of Leucippus, and Democritus, and Epicurus : for...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 17

English literature - 1822
...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 reft in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked" tojreth«r,...
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