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" The devout man does not only believe, but feels there is a Deity. He has actual sensations of him ; his experience concurs with his reason ; he sees him more and more in all his intercourses with him, and even in this life almost loses his faith in conviction. "
Horę Solitarię: Or, Essays Upon Some Remarkable Names and Titles of Jesus ... - Page 359
by Ambrose Serle - 1801
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...well in constant acts of mental worship, as in outward forms. The devout man does not only believe but feels there is a deity. He has actual sensations of Him; his experience concurs with his reason; 1 5 he sees him more and more in all his intercourses with him, and even in this life almost loses...
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A Study in the Thought of Addison, Johnson and Burke

Lilian Beeson Brownfield - English literature - 1904 - 131 pages
...also confirm faith by "habitual adoration of the Supreme Being." "The devout man does not only believe but feels there is a Deity. He has actual sensations...Him, and even in this life almost loses his faith in conviction".3 Addison thus admitted that feeling is an ally to reason in interpreting the relation...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 225

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1916
...of religion we know from 'A Tale of a Tub.' Addison was the devout man who ' does not only believe, but feels there is a Deity. He has actual sensations...in this life almost loses his faith in conviction ' (' Spectator,' No. 465). He found his happiness in contemplating the might and goodness of God, and...
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English-Telugu Dictionary

Charles Philip Brown - English language - 2005 - 1392 pages
...cheerfulness." " The devout man does not only believe, but feels*— there is a Deity ; he has actual sensation of Him : his experience concurs with his rea*son ;...this life — almost loses his faith in convic*tion." " There is no enjoyment of property without government, no government without a magistrate, no magistrate...
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The Idea of a Free Press: The Enlightenment and Its Unruly Legacy

David A. Copeland, Daniel Schorr - History - 2006 - 285 pages
...it," Addison said in The Spectator of August 23, 1712, adding, "The Devout Man does not only believe but feels there is a Deity. He has actual Sensations of him; his Experience concurs with his Reason." So, even if the typical Englishman said he did not know of Enlightenment thought, he likely did, without...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 13; Volume 61

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1835
...well in constant acts of mental worship, as in outward forms. The devout man does not only believe, but feels there is a Deity : he has actual sensations...this life, almost loses his faith in .conviction." « (Spect. No. 465.) Is there, then, any comparison, on the whole, between the merely rational, and...
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