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" A miracle is a violation of the laws of nature ; and as a firm and unalterable experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined. "
Lectures on Ecclesiastical History - Page 414
by George Campbell - 1807 - 503 pages
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A View of the Principal Deistical Writers that Have Appeared in ..., Volume 2

John Leland - Apologetics - 1755 - 483 pages
...of a miracle at all, and that the proof is only on the other fide. For as he there adds, " A miracle is a violation of the laws of " nature, and as a firm and unalterable cxpe" rienco hath eftablifhed thofe laws" [he fhould have faid, hath difcovered to us that...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: Containing an enquiry concerning ...

David Hume - Essays - 1760 - 352 pages
...prevail, but ftill with a diminution of its force, in proportion to that of it3 antagoniftA MJRACLE is a violation of the laws of nature ? and as a firm and unalterable experience has eftablifhed thefe laws^ the proof againft a miracle, from the' very nature...
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Sermons and Tracts Upon Religious Subjects

William Adams - Electronic books - 1777 - 354 pages
...bar of this proof. His batteries are now mounted, and he begins the attack. '** A ' miratrle,M' fays .he, " is .a violation " of the laws of nature ; and, as a firm " and unalterable experience hath eftab". lifhed thefe laws, the proof againft a mi"'fcacje, from the nature...
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The Ground and Credibility of the Christian Religion: In a Course of Sermons ...

Richard Shepherd - Apologetics - 1788 - 302 pages
...celebrated eflay, by zealous partizans ftill dealt out in detail, and held up in triumph. " A miracle is a " violation of the laws of nature : and *' as a firm and unalterable experience ** hath eftablimed thefe laws, the proof " againft a miracle, from the very...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 81

Books - 1789
...celebrated efTay, by zealous parti/.ans llill dealt out in detail, and held up in triumph. " A miracle is a violation of the laws of nature ; and as a firm and unalterable experience hath eilabiifhed thefe laws, the proof againft a miracle, from the very nature...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Atheism - 1794
...circumstances are requisite to produce a full confidence in human testimony." " A miracle," continues he, " is a violation of the laws of nature ; and as a firm and unalterable experience hath established those laws, the proof against it, from the very nature C 4...
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A Dissertation on Miracles: Containing an Examination of the Principles ...

George Campbell - Miracles - 1807 - 240 pages
...we had " not had a previous and independent faith " in testimony, we could never have acquir" ed." How natural is the transition from one sophism to...this, if you attend but a little to the strain of tbe argument. " A miracle," says he, " is a violation of the laws of na" ture ; and as a firm and unalterable...
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The Criterion; Or Rules by which the True Miracles Recorded in the New ...

John Douglas - Bible - 1807 - 416 pages
...impoflibility or miraculous nature of the events they relate ? % P. 1^4— 5. S 17*. tt " A miracle," fays he, " is a violation " of the laws of nature, and as a firm and *' unalterable experience has eftablifhed " thefe laws, the proof againft a miracle <e from the very...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 3

1808
...miraculous, here arises л contest of two opposite experience«, or proof against proof. Now a miracle is a violation of the laws of nature ; and as a firm and unalterable experience ha* established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature...
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Memoirs of the life, writings and correspondence of W. Smellie, Volume 1

Robert Kerr - 1811
...miraculous, here arises a contest of two opposite experiences, or proof against proof. Now, a miracle is a violation of the laws of nature ; and as a firm and unalterable experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature...
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