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" For take an example of a dog, and mark what a generosity and courage he will put on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or melior natura, which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence,... "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 85
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1832
...put on, when he finds himself maintained by a Man, who to him is instead of a God, or Melior Natura. Which courage is manifestly such, as that Creature...better Nature than his own could never attain. So Mnn, when he resteth and assureth himself upon Divine protection and favour, gathereth a force and...
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Astronomy and General Physics Considered with Reference to Natural Theology

William Whewell - Astronomy - 1833 - 381 pages
...on, when he finds himself maintained by a man ; who, to him, is instead of a God, or melior natura : which courage is manifestly such, as that creature,...favour, gathereth a force and faith, which human nature could not obtain. Therefore, as atheism is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth human...
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Plantagenet

Plantagenet - 1835
...on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or "melior natura :" which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...faith which human nature in itself could not obtain." — Here his Grace waxed somewhat impatient. " And what then ? — what then ? Come, Skippingham, help...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815).

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1835
...which is derived from the sense of duty which religion inspires. " As Atheism," says Lord Bacon, " is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth human nature of the means of exalting itself above human frailty ; and as itis in particular persons, so it is in nations." Passion...
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The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as ...

Natural theology - 1836
...on, when he finds himself maintained by a man: who, to him, is instead of a God, or melior natura: which courage is manifestly such, as that creature,...favour, gathereth a force and faith, which human nature could not obtain. Therefore, as atheism is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth human...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...put on, when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or melior natura ; which courage is manifestly such, as that creature...faith which human nature in itself could not obtain. BACON. THERE is a kind of mournful eloquence In thy dumb grief, which shames all clam'rous sorrow....
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The Book of Illustrations; Or, Scripture Truths Exhibited by the Aid of ...

Henry George SALTER - History - 1840 - 532 pages
...up to his God. Thus resting, and assuring himself upon the divine protection and favour, he gathers a force and faith which human nature in itself could not obtain. Thus adoring him, and absorbed in his will, his nature exalts itself above its human frailty. It ought...
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History of Europe from the commencement of the French ..., Volumes 3-4

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1841
...which is derived from the sense of duty which religion inspires. " As Atheism," says Lord Bacon, " is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth human nature of the means of exalting itself above human frailty ; and as it is in particular persons, so it is in nations."...
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The Monthly Miscellany, Volume 1 - Volume 2, Issue 2

Cazneau Palfrey - Liberalism (Religion) - 1839
...on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or " melior natura ;" which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...gathereth a force and faith, which human nature in itself conld not obtain ; therefore, as atheism is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth...
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Results of Reading

James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...happiness of our nature. 1 In God have I put my trust; I will not be afraid what man can do unto me. 2 Man, when he resteth and assureth himself upon divine...faith which human nature in itself could not obtain. 3 Let them practise and converse with spirits; God is OUR fortress ! 4 Une priere habituelle, une reverie...
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