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" But for myself, I cannot indeed prove it, I cannot tell how it is; but I say, 'Why should it not be? What's to hinder it? What do I know of substance or matter? Just as much as the greatest philosophers, and that is nothing at all... "
The Grove: A Monthly Miscellany - Page 215
1891
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 204

1906
...famous apology for Transubstantiation is surely the strangest ever made by a believer for bis belief. ' For ' myself, I cannot indeed prove it ; I cannot...tell how it is ; but I ' say, " Why should it not be so ? What is to hinder it ? What "'do I know of substance or matter ? Just as much as the ' " greatest...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...is one of the choice specimens of hitman wisdom and virtue; and the doctrine of transubstantiation is a kind of proof charge. A faith which stands that test will stand any test. The prophecies of Brothers, and the miracles of Prince Hohenlohe, sink to trifles in the comparison....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...More is one of the choice specimens of human wisdom and virtue, and the doctrine of transubstantiation magist lest. The prophesies of Brothers and the miracles of Prince Hohenlohe sink to trifles in the comparison....
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Christian Examiner, Volume 16; Volume 51

Theology - 1851
...is one of the choice specimens of human wisdom and virtue ; and the doctrine of Transubstantiation is a kind of proof charge. A faith which stands that test will stand any test." It seems to me, on many accounts, important that we should not underrate the present significance and...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...More is one of the choice specimens of human wisdom and virtue, and the doctrine of transubstantiation is a kind of proof charge. A faith which stands that test will stand any test. The prophesies of Brothers and the miracles of Prince Hohenlohe sink to trifles in the comparison....
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...More is one of the choice specimens of human wisdom and virtue, and the doctrine of transubstantiation had passed the Rhine — when Grecian eloquence still flourished at The prophesies of Brothers and the miracles of Prince Hohenlohe sink to trifles in the comparison....
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Critical and Historical Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1853
...More is one of the choice specimens of human wisdom and virtue; and the doctrine of transubstantiation is a kind of proof charge. A faith which stands that test wiE stand any test. The prophecies of Brothers and the miracles of Prince Hohenlohe sink to trifles...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English essays - 1856 - 744 pages
...More is one of the choice specimens of human wisdom and rirtue, and the doctrine of transubstantiation is a kind of proof charge. A faith which stands that test will stand any test. The prophesies of lirothers and the miracles of Prince Hohenloiie sink to trifles in the comparison....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pages
...More is one of ihe choice specimens of human wisdom and virtue, and the doctrine of transubstantiation The prophesies of Brothers and the miracles of Prince Hohenlohe sink to trifles in the comparison....
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Apologia pro vita sua: a reply to a pamphlet [by C. Kingsley] entitled 'What ...

John Henry Newman (card.) - 1864
...says, " is one of the choice specimens of wisdom and virtue ; and the doctrine of transubstantiation is a kind of proof charge. A faith which stands that...I cannot tell how it is ; but I say, " Why should not it be ? What's to hinder it? What do I know of substance or matter? just as much as the greatest...
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