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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 Book of Religions: Comprising the Views, Creeds, Sentiments, Or Opinions ...

John Hayward - Christian biography - 1842 - 432 pages
...inclineth a 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 rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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An Enquiry Into the Principles of Human Happiness and Human Duty: In Two Books

George Ramsay - Ethics - 1843 - 554 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...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity. Bacon's Essays, " Of Atheism." so the use of proximate rules of morality often prevents men from looking...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...says Lord Bacon, " inclineth men's minds to atheism, but a depth in it brings them about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity." [Abridged from BASILEY'S Glory of the Heaven*.] SOME good we can all do ; and if we do all that is...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 34

American literature - 1855
...and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. While the mind of man looketh at second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in...together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity." The chief specimen which we possess of Bacon's talents as a historian is to be found in his " History...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 484 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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History of All Christian Sects and Denominations: Their Origin, Peculiar ...

John Evans - Christian sects - 1844 - 288 pages
...inclineth a 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 rest in them and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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The Book of Religions: Comprising the Views, Creeds, Sentiments, Or Opinions ...

John Hayward - Christian biography - 1845 - 443 pages
...inclineth a 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 rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...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...most demonstrate religion — that is the school of Leucipus, and Democritus, and Epicurus. For it is a thousand times more credible that four mutable...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...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...linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and T)eity. Nay, even that school which is most accused of atheism, doth most demonstrate religion —...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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...sometimes rest in them and go no further ; but when it beboldeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and T)eity....
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