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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's Novum organum - Page 45
by Francis Bacon - 1878 - 619 pages
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Materialism

James Michell Winn - Religion and science - 1875 - 88 pages
...religion, by furnishing accumulating evidence of design. The profound and truthful aphorism of Lord Bacon that — "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind...atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds to religion," applies with equal force to the modern systems of philosophy as it did to those of his...
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L'intermédiaire des chercheurs et curieux, Volume 8

Questions and answers - 1875 - 408 pages
...atheismum, sed pleniores haustus ad religionem reducers. » — Et, dans le XVIe Essai, comme suit : « A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's mind about to religion; » ou en latin (Sermones fidèles, sive interiora rerum) : « Parum philosophies...
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Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith

Robert Patterson - History - 1875 - 542 pages
...CHAPTER X. INFIDELITY AMONG THE STAFFS. A little or superficial knowledge of philosophy may incline a man's mind to Atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.—BACON. WHEN skeptics, who are determined not to believe in the Bible, find the historical...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 890 pages
...either of virtue or mischief. Essay viii. Of Marriage and Single Life. A little philosophy inclineth a man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.1 Essay xvi. Atheism. >. As aromatic plants bestow No spicy fragrance while they grow ; But...
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The Newtonian, Volumes 1-2

Newton Abbot College - 1875 - 354 pages
...miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. A little philosophy inclineth men's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. He that travelleth into a country before he h ath some entrance into the language goeth to school and...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 141

English literature - 1875 - 608 pages
...blindness. But as Lord Bacon said in that immortal Essay, which every Englishman ought to know by heart, ' a little ' philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in ' philosophy bringcth men's minds to religion.' Had we ourselves, or any other opponents of the materialist school...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 4

Arthur Cayley Headlam - Religion - 1877 - 584 pages
...they would be of another spirit. As it is, they bring Bacon's apothegm back to us very painfully : ' It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.' ' It was said by Charles the Second, of Isaac Vossius, the most credulous and incredulous of men, '...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

Quotations, English - 1877 - 362 pages
...gleamed upon my eight. WORDSWORTH, She was a Phantom. Philosophy. — A little PHILOSOPHY inclineth a man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. — BACON, Atheism. — How charming is divine PHILOSOPHY ! Not barsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose...
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Hints on the Culture of Ornamental Plants in Ireland

John Adair - 1878 - 160 pages
...scientific laws, which are data for religious philosophy. One of the deepest and soundest thinkers says, "a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds to religion." But its " Study is like the heavens' glorious sun, That will not be deep-search'd with...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878 - 246 pages
...wrought miracle to convince 3 Atheism, because His ordinary works convince it. It is true, that a'little philosophy inclineth man's mind to Atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about 4 - to religion; for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest...
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