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" Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, religion; not allowed, superstition. "
The History of Materialism and Criticism of Its Present Importance ... - Page 284
by Friedrich Albert Lange, Ernest Chester Thomas - 1879
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1814
...principles, which evidently tend to subvert all religion. The account he gives of it is this, that " from the fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales, publicly allowed, ariseth religion; not allowed, superstition :" and he resolves religion into things which he himself...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 32 pages
...principles, which evidently tend to subvert all religion. The account he gives of it is this, that " from the fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales, publicly allowed, ariseth religion ; not allowed, superstition :" and he resolves religion into things which he himself...
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The Complete Works of the Late Rev. Philip Skelton, Rector of Fintona ...

Philip Skelton - 1824
...his definition, is put out. . ^hcji. His definition of religion is singularly curious. ' Religion is fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed.' These short sketches, sir, may serve for a taste of his singularity and conceit. Temp. They are not...
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The works of Ralph Cudworth, Volume 3

Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch - 1829
...publicly allowed and recommended ; according to that definition of religion given by a modern writer," " Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined...publicly allowed, religion ; not allowed, superstition." And that religion, thus nursed up by politicians, might be every way compliant with, and obsequious...
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A View of the Principal Deistical Writers: That Have Appeared in England in ...

John Leland - Apologetics - 1837 - 730 pages
...principles which evidently tend to subvert all religion. The account he gives of it is this, " that from the fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, ariseth religion, not allowed superstition." And he elsewhere resolveth religion into things which...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 1

Thomas Hobbes - Philosophy, English - 1839
...continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure. Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, RELIGION ; Religion. not allowed, SUPERSTITION. And when the power Superstition. imagined, is truly such as...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 3

Thomas Hobbes - Philosophy - 1839
...continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure. Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, RELIGION ; Religion. not allowed, SUPERSTITION. And when the power superstition. imagined, is truly such as...
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The Bible of Nature, and Substance of Virtue, Condensed from the Scriptures ...

Free thought - 1842
...from al! other living creatures. Man can have no thought representing a thing not subject to sense. Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, is religion ; not allowed, superstition ; and when the power imagined is truly such as we imagine,...
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The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the ..., Volume 2

Ralph Cudworth - Atheism - 1845
...publicly allowed and recommended ; according to that definition of religion given by a modern writer,2 " Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined...publicly allowed, religion ; not allowed, superstition." And that religion, thus nursed up by politicians, might be every way compliant with, and obsequious...
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The Bible of Nature, and Substance of Virtue: Condensed from the Scriptures ...

1849 - 202 pages
...from all other living creatures, Man can have no thought representing a thing not subject to sense. Fear of power invisible, feigned by the mind, or imagined from tales publicly allowed, is religion ; not allowed, superstition; and when the power imagined is truly such as we imagine, true...
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