Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" HAD rather 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 miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 82
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
Full view - About this book

Jerningham; Or, The Inconsistent Man ...

Sir John William Kaye - 1836 - 978 pages
...and which ought to be engraven in letters of gold over the portals of every man's understanding : " God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it." Here, in a single sentence, is the very root and kernel of Natural Theology. And what a beautiful study...
Full view - About this book

The Southern literary messenger, Volume 3

1837
...might the great philosopher of a past age have exclaimed, in view of these luminous facts : " I would rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alkoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind." We are all occasionally liable in our career...
Full view - About this book

Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...does not finish for me with life; all shall be restored to order after death.—JJ Rousseau. 1124. I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought a miracle to convince Atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...with the other great men in the state ; or else the remedy is worse than the disease. XVL OF ATHEISM. I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy...
Full view - About this book

Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...state, or eke the remedy is worse than the disease. [Cicero. From an Antique Bust.] XVI.— OF ATHEISM. I HAD rather believe all the fables in the legend,...without a mind; and, therefore, God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy...
Full view - About this book

Lectures Against Socialism: Delivered Under the Direction of the Committee ...

London City Mission - 1840
...from all the dotage which had reigned in the schools of learning for nearly 2,000 years, declared: " I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend,...than that this universal frame is without a mind. It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth...
Full view - About this book

Discussion on the Existence of God and the Authenticity of the Bible Between ...

Origen Bacheler, Robert Dale Owen - 1840 - 235 pages
...than those of the Christian religion. " I had rather," says he, "believe all the fables in the Legend, the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. God never wrought a miracle to convert an atheist, because his ordinary works confute him. A thorough...
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1841
...conclusions upon the real and settled faith of Lord Bacon. Bacon perhaps was sincere, when he said, .A. Godey But to many parts of the paradoxes we may apply his remark upon the fool, who said in his heart, but...
Full view - About this book

The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 18; Volume 40

1858
...wings of an angel, flew through the spheres of thought with the gospel of modern science, " 1 would rather believe all the fables in the Legend and the...Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without mind." We know there are difficulties in the belief that God is a spirit, but they are the difficulties...
Full view - About this book

The Journal of Civilization: Established for the Promotion of Civilization ...

1851
...through the Mohammedan empires, and her motionless frame lies rotting upon Christian Europe ! MIRACLES. GOD never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. DR. CAREY AND THE EASTERN TRANSLATIONS. 309 DR. CAREY AND THE EASTERN TRANSLATIONS. No. II. AMONG the...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF