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" But, as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature, when, upon a comparison of two things, one is found to be of greater importance than the other, to consider this other as of scarce any importance at all... "
Cottage Gardener and Country Gentleman's Companion - Page 115
by George William Johnson - 1854
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Hobart's Analysis of Bishop Butler's Analogy of Religion, Natural and ...

Richard Hobart - Apologetics - 1848 - 228 pages
...vi.) has no difficulty in it. But as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature, when, upon comparison of two things, one is found to be of greater importance than the other, to consider the other as of scarcely any importance at all,* we * A neglect of the ordinances of religion of Divine...
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Hobart's Analysis of Bishop Butler's Analogy of Religion, Natural and ...

Richard Hobart, Charles Edwin West - Apologetics - 1848 - 228 pages
...the meaning of it ; for the literal sense of the passage (Hos., vi.) has no difficulty in it. But as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature, when, upon comparison of two things, one is found to be of greater importance than the other, to consider the...
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The analogy of religion, natural and revealed, to the constitution and ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1850
...However, it is certain we may learn this from his divine application of the passage in the Gospel. But as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature,...importance than the other, to consider this other as of scarce any importance at all, it is highly necessary that we remind ourselves how great presumption...
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Lectures on Theology, Volume 1

John Dick - Presbyterian Church - 1850 - 1108 pages
...following observation, to which some thoughtless declaimers on this subject would do well to attend. " As it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature,...greater importance than the other to consider this other as of scarce any importance at all; it is highly necessary that we remind ourselves, how great presumption...
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The Whole Works of Joseph Butler, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Butler - Apologetics - 1850
...However, it is certain we may learn this from bis divine application of the passage in the gospel. But, as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature,...importance than the other, to consider this other as of scarcely any importance at all; it is highly necessary that we remind ourselves, how great presumption...
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Ēthikōn aretōn hypotypōsis: a selection from the Nicomachean ethics ..., Part 18

Ethics - 1850 - 201 pages
...subject. It is justly remarked by Bishop Butler as one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature, that when, upon a comparison of two things, one is found to be of greater importance than another, we are tempted to consider that other as of no importance at all.* In no case are we more...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 28

1850
...main causes — the one remarked on by Bishop Butler as a weakness of human nature, that when, upon comparison of two things, one is found to be of greater importance than another, wo are tempted to cousider that other as of no importance at all ; the other cause being the...
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THE ANALOGY OF RELIGION, NATURAL AND REVEALED TO THE CONSTITUTION AND COURSE ...

JOSEPH BUTLER - 1851
...it is certain we may learn this from his divine application of the passage, in the gospel. But, as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature,...importance than the other, to consider this other as of scarce any importance at all ; it is highly necessary that we remind ourselves, how great presumption...
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The analogy of religion, to the constitution and course of nature: also ...

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - Analogy (Religion) - 1856 - 415 pages
...habit — is an evidence of reverence for the Divine will.] 14 Hosea vi. See Matt. xii. 7. But, as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature,...importance than the other, to consider this other as of scarce any importance at all : it is highly necessary that we remind ourselves, how great presumption...
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The Analogy of Religion, to the Constitution and Course of Nature

Joseph Butler (Bp. of Durham) - 1857
...it is certain we may learn this from his divine application of the passage, in the Gospel. But, as it is one of the peculiar weaknesses of human nature,...importance than the other, to consider this other as of scarce any importance at all: it is highly necessary that we remind ourselves, how great presumption...
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