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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... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 50
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 351 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 Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1806
...and of the latter time what is fittest. " Without good nature, man is but a better kind of vermin. " God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. " He that goeth into a country before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school and...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - 1807 - 272 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 : but when it beholdeth...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...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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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877
...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 essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...see them, except they be very great. 57. Without good-nature, man is but a better kind of vermin. 58. God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. 69. The great atheists indeed are hypocrites, who are always handling holy things, but without feeling...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...see them, except they be very great. 57. Without good-nature, man is but a better kind of vermin. 58. God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. 59. The great atheists indeed are hypocrites, who are always handling holy things, but without feeling...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracle...mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mens minds about to religion : for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind ; and, therefore, God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince...mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men'* minds about to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819
...see them, except they be very great. 21. Without good-nature, man is but a better kind of vermin. 22. God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. 23. The great atheists indeed are hypocrites, who are always handling holy things, but without feeling...
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