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" A miracle is a violation of the laws of nature; and as a firm and unalterable experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined. "
The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature - Page 421
1821
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Atheism - 1794
...experience hath established those laws, the proof against it, from the very nature C 4 of of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined. It is ex-* perience alone which gives authority to human testimony; and the same experience that assures...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes

David Hume - Economics - 1804
...experience has established these laws; the proof against a miracle, from the1 very nature cf the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined. Why is it more than probable, that all men must die ; that lead cannot, of itself, remain suspended...
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Lectures on Ecclesiastical History

George Campbell - Church history - 1807 - 503 pages
...violation of the laws of nature ; and as a firm and unaltera" ble experience hath established these laws, the proof against " a miracle is as entire, as any...argument from experience can *' possibly be imagined')-." Again, " As an uniform experi" ence amounts to a proof, there is here a direct and full proof, " from...
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A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles ...

George Campbell - Miracles - 1807 - 240 pages
...violation of the laws of na" ture ; and as a firm and unalterable ex" perience hath established these laws, the " proof against a miracle is as entire as any...argument from experience can possibly be " imagined."* Again, " as an uniform * P. 180. " experience amounts to a proof, there is " here a direct and full...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1874
...laws," this circumstance presents a " proof against miracles " which, " from the nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined." Such are the sentiments of Hume, from whose Essay on Miracles the above quotation has been extracted....
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 16

1821
...experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined." Many of the friends of Christianity whose writings I have consulted, acknowledge that miracles are...
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A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles ...

George Campbell - Church of Scotland - 1823 - 560 pages
...violation of the ' laws of nature ; and as a firm and unalterable ex' perience hath established these laws, the proof ' against a miracle is as entire as any...argument ' from experience can possibly be imagined *.' Again, ' As an uniform experience amounts to a ' proof, there is here a direct and full proof,...
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On Evidences of Christianity, &c: Twenty Discourses Preached Before the ...

Christopher Benson - Apologetics - 1824 - 471 pages
...against the occurrence of miracles, " the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined," and he deduces as a plain and necessary consequence, this general and important maxim ; •" that no...
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On evidences of Christianity

Christopher Benson - 1824
...against the occurrence of miracles, " the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined," and he deduces as a plain and necessary consequence, this general and important maxim ; " that no testimony...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 22

1824
...experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined." In the next page he proceeds in the following words. " 'Tis a miracle, that a dead man should come...
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