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" I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual negation of God the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness ; and although from henceforth the precept to 'work while it is day... "
The Monist - Page 388
edited by - 1895
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The Living Age ..., Volume 295

1917
...matter into an attitude of the purest scepticism. And forasmuch as I am far from being able to agree with those who affirm that the twilight doctrine of...the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness. . . . There is a dreadful truth in those words of Hamilton — Philosophy having become a meditation,...
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The Canadian Methodist Magazine, Volume 9

1879
...conceive to be the noblest, and to discipline my intellect into an attitude of purest skepticism. . . . I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual...the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness. Whtn at times I think, as think many times I must, of the lin' lowed glory of that cieed which once...
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A Candid Examination of Theism

George John Romanes - 1878 - 197 pages
...matter into an attitude of the purest scepticism. And forasmuch as I am far from being able to agree with those who affirm that the twilight doctrine of...new faith " is a desirable substitute for the waning splendour of " the old," I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual negation of God the universe...
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A Candid Examination of Theism

Physicus - 1878
...matter into an attitude of the purest scepticism. And forasmuch as I am far from being able to agree with those who affirm that the twilight doctrine of..."new faith" is a desirable substitute for the waning splendour of " the old/' I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual negation of God the universe...
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Papers for the times [ed. by W. Lewin]., Volume 1

Walter Lewin - 1879
...has recorded his anguish upon finding his search unsuccessful in the demonstration of a God. He says: "I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual...the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness 3 ." There are many thousands who love to think, as Ritter translates the disputed phrase of Parmenides,...
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Anti-theistic Theories: Being the Baird Lecture for 1877

Robert Flint - 1879 - 555 pages
...matter into an attitude of the purest scepticism. And forasmuch as I am far from being able to agree with those who affirm that the twilight doctrine of...'new faith' is a desirable substitute for the waning splendour of 'the old,' I am not ashamed to confess that, with this virtual negation of God, the universe...
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Anti-theistic theories. Baird lect., 1877

Robert Flint - 1879
...matter into an attitude of the purest scepticism. And forasmuch as I am far from being able to agree with those who affirm that the twilight doctrine of...'new faith' is a desirable substitute for the waning splendour of 'the old,' I am not ashamed to confess that, with this virtual negation of God, the universe...
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Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or ..., Volume 13

Victoria Institute (Great Britain) - 1880
...witness the confession of the candid and most unhappy Physicus, at the conclusion of his able work, " I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual...universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness ; and when at times I think of the appalling contrast between the hallowed glory of that creed which once...
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God's 'ten words', a course of lectures on the Decalogue

Walter Senior - 1880 - 364 pages
...hopes, engulfing our most precious creed, and burying our highest life in mindless desolation. ... I am not ashamed to confess that, with this virtual...the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness. . . . When at times I think, as think at times I must, of the appalling contrast between the hallowed...
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Sermons on the International Sunday-school Lessons

1880
...annihilation. The sadness of a lost belief is yet more intense. An avowed atheist has lately written : " I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual...the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness. Moreover, when I think — as think at times I must — of the appalling contrast between the hallowed...
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