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have been wrought in fupport of
The miracles on which the belief
miracles faid to have been wrought
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acknowledged admit againſt alfo appear argument atteſted becauſe believe cafe called caufe character Chriſtianity circumſtances common concerning conclufion confequence confider contrary dence doctrine effay effayift effects enemies entirely eſtabliſh event evidence examination experience fact faid faith fame favour fays fenfe fhall fhould fide firſt fome force former founded fubject fuch fufficient fuppofe fupport fyftem give given greater hath himſelf holy human Hume imagine impoffible inftance itſelf judge kind laws leaſt lefs manner matter means mention miracles moſt muſt nature never obferve objections opinion oppofite origin particular perfon perform'd perhaps prefent prefumption pretended principles probability produced proof prove queſtion racles reader reafon recorded recur refutation regard religion religious remark teftimony term thefe themſelves theſe thing thofe thoſe tion true truth whole witneffes wonders wrought
Page vi - The Essay on Miracles deserves to be considered, as one of the most dangerous attacks that have been made on our religion. The danger results not solely from the merit of THE PIECE: it results much more from that of THE AUTHOR. The piece itself, like every other work of Mr Hume, is ingenious; but its merit is more of the oratorial kind than of the philosophical.