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" They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to the beasts by his body, and, if he be not of kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. "
The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany - Page 334
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Western Philosophy: An Anthology

John G. Cottingham - 1996 - 656 pages
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Arguing for Atheism: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

Robin Le Poidevin, Robin LePoidevin - 1996 - 159 pages
...and ethics inseparable or incompatible? They that deny a God destroy a man's nobility, for certainly Man is of kin to the beasts by his body; and if he...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. Francis Bacon, Of Atheism PLATO'S DILEMMA Consider the following doctrines: (a) God is good. (b) God...
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1996 - 872 pages
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Mary Wollstonecraft - 1996 - 212 pages
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Lodore

Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1997 - 570 pages
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Lodore

Mary Shelley - 1997 - 566 pages
...insignificant is the being - can it be an immortal one? who will condescend to govern by such sinister methods! 'Certainly, says Lord Bacon, 'man is of kin to the...kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature!'4 Men, indeed, appear to me to act in a very unphilosophical manner when they try to secure...
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Forbes Book of Business Quotations: 14,266 Thoughts on the Business of Life

Ted Goodman - 1997 - 992 pages
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Readings on Human Nature

Peter Loptson - 1998 - 580 pages
...distant. the being - can it be an immortal one? - who will condescend to govern by such sinister methods? "Certainly," says Lord Bacon, "man is of kin to the...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature!" Men, indeed, appear to me to act in a very unphilosophical manner, when they try to secure the good...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...about to religlon. 696 Essays 'Of Atheism' They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly s of yore, ... ...Thy Naiad airs have brought me home,...was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome. 8809 M 697 Essays 'Of Beauty' That is the best part of beauty, which a picture cannot express. 698 Essays...
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On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals

Stephen H. Webb - 1998 - 240 pages
...Francis Bacon's Essays Civil and Moral: "They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is of kin to the beasts by his body; and, if he...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature; for take an example of a dog, and...
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