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" It were better to have no opinion of God at all, than such an Opinion as is unworthy of him : for the one is unbelief, the other is contumely : and certainly superstition is the reproach of the Deity. Plutarch saith well to that purpose :  "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 183
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 pages
...omnia regi, gubernarique per speximus, omnes gentes nationc&que superavmus." OF SUPERSTITION. lT*were better to have no opinion of God at all than such...opinion as is unworthy of him ; for the one is unbelief, xhe other is contumely ; and certainly superstition 'is the reproach of the Deity. Plutarch saith well...
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The Bible of Nature, and Substance of Virtue: Condensed from the Scriptures ...

John Stewart - Ethics - 1849
...opinion of God at all than //y^uch an opinion as is unworthy of him; for the one is un. / { belief, the other is contumely ; and certainly superstition...Deity. Plutarch saith well to that purpose : " Surely I had rather a great deal men should \ say there was no such a man at all as Plutarch, than that I'...
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A philosophical essay on credulity and superstition: and also on animal ...

Rufus Blakeman - Medical misconceptions - 1849 - 206 pages
...CREDULITY AND SUPERSTITION; AND AL8O ON ANIMAL FASCINATION, OR CHARMING. BY RUFUS BLAKEMAN, MD " It were better to have no opinion of God at all, than such an opinion i is unworthy of Him ; for the one is unbelief, the other is contumely." LORD BACON. NEW YORK : D....
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The works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy - 1850
...régi, gubernarique perspeximus omnes, gentes nationesque superavimus." XVII. OF SUPERSTITION. IT were as unneHSf, the other is contumely ; and certainly superstition is the reproach of the Deity. Plutarch...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...regi gubernarique perspeximns, tonnes gentes nationesque superavimus." XVII. OF SUPERSTITION. It were better to have no opinion of God at all, than such an opinion as is unworthy of him : for tinone is unbelief, the other is contumely : and certainly superstition is the reproach of the Deity....
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Letters on the Laws of Man's Nature and Development

Henry George Atkinson, Harriet Martineau - Psychology - 1851 - 396 pages
...thing to be nattered and persuaded, like a poor, vain, human creature. "It were better," says Bacon, " to have no opinion of God at all, than such an opinion...deity. Plutarch saith well to that purpose : ' Surely I had rather a great deal men should say there was no such man at all as Plutarch, than that they should...
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REMARKS AND REFLECTIONS TOUCHING THE AGENCY AND MINISTRATION OF HOLY ANGELS

GEORGE CLAYTON - 1851
...Pharos, w^as the first it is said, that enunciated the proverb that "Habit was second nature." It were better to have no opinion of God at all, than such...unworthy of Him, — for the one is unbelief, the other contumely. — LORD BACON. SILENCE ; Figuratively Recommended. Nature has afforded us double eyes and...
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Letters on the Laws of Man's Nature and Development

Henry George Atkinson, Harriet Martineau - Psychology - 1851 - 390 pages
...thing to be flattered and persuaded,like a poor, vain, human creature. " It were better," says Bacon, " to have no opinion of God at all, than such an opinion...unworthy of him ; for the one is unbelief, the other is con* tumely : and certainly superstition is the reproach of the deity. Plutarch saith well to that...
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Letters on the laws of man's nature and development

Henry George Atkinson, Harriet Martineau - Psychology - 1851 - 390 pages
...certainly superstition is the reproach of the deity. Plutarch saith well to that purpose : ' Surely I had rather a great deal men should say there was no such man at all as Plutarch, than that they should say that there was one Plutarch that would eat his children...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...regi, gubernarique perspeximus omnes, gentes nationesque superavimus." XVII. OF SUPERSTITION. IT were better to have no opinion of God at all than such...rather a great deal men should say there was no such man at all as Plutarch, than that they should say that there was one Plutarch, that would eat his children...
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