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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 North British Review - Page v
1847
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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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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - 1808
...remedy for insanity. Lord Bacon, in his Essays, justly remarks, that ''A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth...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
...occurs in the New Testament, without God in the world. Lord Bacon, in his essays, justly remarks, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...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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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - Sects - 1814 - 278 pages
...-remarks, that "A little philosophy inclineth a nan's mind to ATHEISM, but dep;h in philosophy bringelh men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of man looketh up n second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther:, but whea it beholdeth the chain...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...the disease. . JL HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind....scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further: but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...<S)f ftttirism. 1 HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, aiid the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind....scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further: 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
...true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men'* minds about to religion; for while the mind of man...it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; bnt when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate, and linked together, it must needs fly to providence...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821
...a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mm'* tnimli about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh...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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's miird to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's...religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second canses scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain...
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