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" It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons, that Christianity is not so much as a subject of inquiry, but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they treat it as if, in the present age, this were... "
The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate - Page 109
1869
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Sketches & Incidents, Or, A Budget from the Saddle-bags of a Superannuated ...

Abel Stevens, George Peck - Slavery - 1847
...in the very extreme of decline. " It has come to be taken for granted that Christianity is no longer a subject of inquiry ; but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly it is treated as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all persons of discernment,...
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The Works of ... Joseph Butler ... to which is Prefixed: An ..., Volume 2

Joseph Butler, Samuel Hallifax - Apologetics - 1848
...However, the proper force of the following Treatise lies in the whole general analogy considered together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted,...agreed point among all people of discernment; and nothing remained, but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way...
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The Lord's invitation to his table, by the author of 'Your place in church ...

1849
...state into which we are unhappily fallen." And about twenty years later, Bishop Butler writes : — " It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...agreed point among all people of discernment ; and nothing remained but to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were, by way...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Paris, Volume 1

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1849
...1783. f Calamy 's Life and Times, vol. ii. p. 531. 1 [Bishop Butler, writing in the year 1736. says: "It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted,...discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly they tre-:u it, as if, in the presen rnent; and nothing remain as it were, by way of repr world." Advertisement,...
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Edinburgh Review, Or Critical Journal, Volume 56; Volume 90

Sydney Smith - History - 1849
...characteristic but deeply satirical simplicity, in the preface to his great work: — ' It is come,' says he, ' I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons ' that Christianity is not so much a subject of inquiry, but ' that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. . . . On ' the contrary,...
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Sketches & Incidents, Or, A Budget from the Saddlebags of a ..., Volumes 1-2

Pastoral theology - 1849
...in the very extreme of decline. " It has come to be taken for granted that Christianity is no longer a subject of inquiry; but that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. And accordingly it is treated as if, in the present age, this were an agreed point among all persons of discernment,...
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The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1850
...However, the proper force of the following treatise lies in the whole general analogy considered together. It is come, I know not how, to be taken for granted...agreed point among all people of discernment, and nothing remained but. to set it up as a principal subject of mirth and ridicule, as it were by way...
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The History, Constitution, Rules of Discipline and Confession of Faith: Of ...

Welsh Calvinistic Methodists - Methodist Church - 1850 - 65 pages
...the whole kingdom of England was rapidly verging to infidelity. ' It has come,' says Bishop Butler, ' I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons,...agreed point among ALL PEOPLE OF DISCERNMENT, and that nothing remained, but to set it up as a principal subject for mirth and ridicule by way of reprisals...
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Reason and faith, theor claims and conflicts. With an appendix containing ...

Henry Rogers - 1850
...but deeply satirical simplicity, in the preface to his great work : • — " It is come," says he, " I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons...that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious. . . . On the contrary, thus much at least will here be found, not taken for granted, but proved, that...
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Essays: Theological and political

Henry Rogers - English essays - 1850
...characteristic but deeply satirical simplicity, in the preface to his great work : — ' It is come,' says he, ' I know not how, to be taken for granted by many persons,...that it is now at length discovered to be fictitious On the contrary, thus much at least will here be found, not taken for granted, but proved, that any...
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