No valid argument can be drawn from the incredulity of the heathen philosophers against the truth of the Christian religion, an essay which obtained the Norrisian medal

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Page 31 - I cannot tell, this same truth is a naked and open daylight that doth not show the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world half so stately and daintily as candlelights.
Page 52 - Ac veterum quidem sapientiae professorum multos et honesta praecepisse et, ut praeceperint, etiam vixisse, facile concesserim ; nostris vero temporibus sub hoc nomine maxima in plerisque vitia latuerunt. Non enim virtute ac studiis, ut haberentur philosophi, laborabant, sed vultum et tristitiam et dissentientem a ceteris habitum pes16 simis moribus praetendebant.
Page 11 - WHAT is truth ?" said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief, affecting free-will in thinking as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone, yet there remain certain discoursing wits which are of the same veins, though there be not...
Page 24 - At hoc quidem commune est omnium philosophorum, non eorum modo, qui deum nihil habere ipsum negotii dicunt, nihil exhibere alteri, sed eorum etiam, qui deum semper agere aliquid, et moliri volunt, numquam ncc irasci deum, nec nocere.
Page 83 - But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; And the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee: Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee; And the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee. Who knoweth not in all these That the hand of the Lord hath wrought this? In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind.
Page 24 - ... potuisset. Etenim videmus , ceteras opiniones fictas atque vanas diuturnitate extabuisse. Quis enim hippocentaurum fuisse, aut chimaeram putat? quaeve anus tam excors inveniri potest, quae illa, quae quondam credebantur apud inferos portenta, extimescat?
Page 4 - Est aliquid quo sapiens antecedat deum: ille naturae beneficio non timet, suo sapiens.
Page 16 - Haud scio an, pietate adversus deos sublata , fides etiam, et societas humani generis , et una excellentissima virtus^ justifia, tollatur. Puisqu'on avoit cru jusqu'à nos jours que la religion est la base de la société civile , n...
Page 76 - Hadrianum, superstitiosus magis quam sacrorum legitimus observator, innumeras sine. parsimonia pecudes mactans, ut aestimaretur (si revertisset de Parthis), boves iam defuturos, Marci illius similis Caesaris, in quern id accipimus dictum : 01 jSoe?
Page 86 - BA Scholar of Trinity College.— Subject, "The Doctrines of our Saviour, as derived from the four Gospels, are in perfect harmony with the Doctrines of St. Paul, as derived from his Epistles.

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