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The love of truth, virtue, and the happiness of mankind are specious pretexts, but not the inward principles that set divines at w ...
The proper office of religion is to regulate the heart of men, humanize their conduct, infuse the spirit of temperance, order, and ...
The whole of natural theology ... resolves itself into one simple, though somewhat ambiguous proposition, That the cause or causes ...
I shall venture to affirm, that there never was a popular religion, which represented the state of departed souls in such a light, ...
A person, seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity: ...
Nothing is demonstrable, unless the contrary implies a contradiction. Nothing, that is distinctly conceivable, implies a contradic ...
If the religious spirit be ever mentioned in any historical narration, we are sure to meet afterwards with a detail of the miserie ...
It seems certain, that though a man, in a flush of humour, after intense reflection on the many contradictions and imperfections o ...
Were a stranger to drop on a sudden into this world, I would shew him, as a specimen of its ills, an hospital full of diseases, a ...
Labour and poverty, so abhorred by every one, are the certain lot of the far greater number: And those few privileged persons, who ...
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