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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
1844
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Religio: Dritter Band: Die Geschichte eines neuzeitlichen Grundbegriffs im ...

Ernst Feil - 2012 - 542 pages
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of ...

Adriana Craciun - 2002 - 184 pages
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Francis Bacon's New Atlantis: New Interdisciplinary Essays

Bronwen Price - 2002 - 209 pages
...inclined to atheism, which, Bacon says, deprives man of his nobility and magnanimity: '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'. As we have seen, such atheism would also prevent our finding guidance for wielding the awesome power...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 pages
...men's minds to religion. They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is of kin0 to the beasts by his body; and, if he be not of kin...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity,0 and the raising0 of human nature; for take an example of a dog,...
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The Philistine Controversy

Dave Beech, John Roberts, John Charles Roberts - 2002 - 314 pages
...Early Modern England', Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 5th series, no. 35, 1985, p. 138. body; and if he be not of kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature.'23 Like philistinism, atheism was universally decried as a form of intellectual self-mutilation:...
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The Complete Poems of Louis Daniel Brodsky: Volume One, 1963-1967

Louis Daniel Brodsky - 1996 - 633 pages
...be trying to tell his temporal community of the timeless nobility of mankind. . . . Man is oj Kinne to the Beasts, by his Body; And if, he be not of Kinne to God, by his Spirit, he is a Base and Ignoble Creature. — Francis Bacon. "Of Atheism" 5/10/65...
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Francis Bacon: A Critical Review 1883

B. G. Lovejoy - 2003 - 296 pages
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Worth Repeating: More Than 5,000 Classic and Contemporary Quotes

Bob Kelly - 2003 - 400 pages
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Physiology of the Soul and Instinct As Distinguished from Materialism 1872

Martyn Paine - 2003 - 720 pages
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Mary Wollstonecraft zwischen Feminismus und Opportunismus: die diskursiven ...

Elisabeth Gibbels - 2004 - 207 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...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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