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" That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavours to establish. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 281
1823
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes

David Hume - Economics - 1804
...Consequence is (and it is a general maxim worthy of our attention)^ " That no testimony is suffi" cient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of " such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miracu" lous than the fact which it endeavours to establish: " And even in that case there is a mutual...
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 12

1817
...¡position of an InVrSibfe AgenV This Essay, to use bis own words, is 'designed to show "That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood AvoiiM be more miraculous, than the tact -which it endeavours to establish : arid even, in that case,...
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A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles ...

George Campbell - Miracles - 1807 - 240 pages
...consequence is, and it is " .a GENERAL MAXIM, worthy of our at*• tention, THAT NO TESTIMONY is SUFFICI" ENT TO ESTABLISH A MIRACLE, UNLESS " THE TESTIMONY BE OF SUCH A KIND, THAT " ITS FALSEHOOD WOULD BE MORE IMPRO" BABLE THAN THE FACT WHICH IT EN" DEAVOURS TO ESTABLISH."* If the reader thinks himself instructed...
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Lectures on Ecclesiastical History

George Campbell - Church history - 1807 - 503 pages
...GENERAL MAXIM, worthy of " our attention, That NO TESTIMONY is SUFFICIENT TO ES" TABLISH A MIRACLE J UNLESS THE TESTIMONY BE OF SUcH " A KIND, THAT ITS FALSEHOOD WOULD BE MORE IMPRO" BABLE, THAN• THE FAcT WHIcH IT ENDEAVOURS TO E8" TABLisHf ." If the reader thinks himself...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 2

David Hume - 1809
...consequence is (and it is a general maxim worthy of our attention), " That no testimony is suffi" cient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of " such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miracu" lous than the fact which it endeavours to establish: " And even in that case there is a mutual...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects ...

David Hume - 1817
...The plain consequence is, (and it is a general maxim worthy of our attention), " That no testimony is sufficient " to establish a miracle, unless the...miraculous " than the fact which it endeavours to establish : And even " in that case there is a mutual destruction of arguments, " and the superior only gives...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 12

Liberalism (Religion) - 1817
...interposition of an Invisible Agent." This Essay, to use his own words, is designed to show " That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...miraculous, than the fact which it endeavours to establish : and even, in that case, there is a mutual destruction of arguments, and the superior only gives us...
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A history of the holy Bible, corrected and improved by G. Gleig, Volume 3

Thomas Stackhouse - 1817
...sufficient to establish the credibility even of a miracle. " No testimony, says he, (b) is sufficient M establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such...the fact which it endeavours to establish — When any one tells me, that he saw a dead man restored to life, I immediately consider with myself, whether...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1817
...consequence is, (and it is a general maxim worthy of our attention), " That no testimony is sufficient " to_ establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such...miraculous " than the fact which it endeavours to establish : And even " in that case there is a mutual destruction of arguments, " and the superior only gives...
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The Continuation of the Narrative of Miss Margaret M'Avoy's Case: With ...

Thomas Renwick - 1820 - 314 pages
...physical wonders displayed by Miss M^Woy. It has been well observed, he says, that 164 " No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...miraculous than the fact which it endeavours to establish." ." And I shall leave it to the world to decide, whether the evidence to the miracle in question is...
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