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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,... "
Brief for Plaintiff: Bacon Vs. Shakespeare - Page 101
by Edwin Reed - 1891 - 112 pages
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Apologetics - 1803 - 446 pages
...always been incapable of such conduct. What Lord BACON* saith of Atheism is equally true of Deism : " A " little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism,...philosophy, bringeth men's minds about to " Religion." Our great moral Poet ', too, will teach us the same lesson : " A lirle learning is a dangerous thing...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - Religions - 1807 - 344 pages
...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 men's minds about to religion ; for while the mind of maa looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1810 - 548 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,...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 further....
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
...the scriptures, by his frequent allusions to them, and citations from them. His noted axiom was, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ;" and he placed theology at the head of all learning, at the highest perfection and attainment of...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. . It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...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...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 348 pages
...God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...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...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Logic - 1814 - 582 pages
...than that this universal frame is without a mind < It is true that a little philo" sophy inclincth 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...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877 - 624 pages
...conclusions. Lord Bacon, who had a marvellous power of seeing through and round a subject, once said : "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth man's mind to religion." Perhaps nothing sounder or truer was ever said, and it certainly seems a severe...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815 - 310 pages
...God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism;...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...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 312 pages
...God never wrought a miracle to convince Atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism...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...
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