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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 : for while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no further ;... "
Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, and ... - Page 413
by Francis Bacon - 1858
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Astronomical Principles of Religion, Natural and Reveal'd: In Nine ..., Volume 1

William Whiston - Bible and science - 1717 - 304 pages
...to Refificto. For while the Mind of Man lookerh upon eCond Caufes fcattered, it may fbmetimes reft in them, and go no further : But when it beholdeth...Chain of them Confederate and Linked together, it muft needs fly to Providence and Deity. Mr. Eoyk.\ The Power and Wifdom of God # '** **difplay themlelves...
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Astronomical Principles of Religion, Natural and Reveal'd: In Nine Parts ...

William Whiston - 1725 - 304 pages
...about to Kcligion. For while the Mind of Man looketh upon Second Caufesfcattered, it may fometimcs reft in them, and go no further : But when it beholdeth...Chain of them Confederate and Linked together, it muft needs fly to Providence and Deity. M. Boyle.~\ The Power and Wifdom of God oftkeVedifplay themfelves...
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A sketch of the denominations of the Christian world

John Evans - 1808
...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...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no farther: but when it hcholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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Guy's Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or Miscellany of Useful Knowledge, from the Best ...

Joseph Guy - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1810 - 524 pages
...justly remarks, " That a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion ; for while...of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may rest in them and go no further. But when it beholdeth the chain of them confederated and linked together,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...it. . It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion :* for while...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther, but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...convince it. It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion; for while...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate, and linked together, it must needs fly...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Digital images - 1814
...mind < It is true that a little philo" sophy inclincth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds " about to religion ; for while...scattered, " it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain " of them confederate and linked together, it must needs...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...convince it. It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion : for while...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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Principles of Christian Evidence Illustrated: By an Examination of Arguments ...

Duncan Mearns - Apologetics - 1818 - 200 pages
...of man looketh ' upon second causes scattered, it may some' times rest in them and go no farther. ' But when it beholdeth the chain of them ' confederate and linked together, it must f needs fly to Providence and Deity.'—' Phi' losophy, like Jacob's vision, discovers to us ' a ladder,...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism ; but depth in philosophy bringeth mens minds about to religion : for while the mind of man...scattered, it may sometimes rest in them, and go no farther ; but when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly...
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