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" But when no claim is set up to any peculiar gift, but we are told that all of us are as capable as the prophet of seeing what he sees, feeling what he feels, nay, that we actually do so, and when the utmost effort of which we are capable fails to make... "
The Hopes of the Human Race: Hereafter and Here: Essays on the Life After ... - Page 39
by Frances Power Cobbe - 1880 - 221 pages
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Nature: The Utility of Religion, and Theism

John Stuart Mill - Nature - 1874 - 257 pages
...get such claims admitted ; and other people can only require of them to show their credentials. But when no claim is set up to any peculiar gift, but...aware of what we are told we perceive, this supposed universal faculty of intuition is but " The dark lantern of the Spirit Which none see by but those...
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Three Essays on Religion

John Stuart Mill - Nature - 1874 - 302 pages
...of them to show their credentials. But when nc claim is set up to any peculiar gift, but we are tohl that all of us are as capable as the prophet of seeing...aware of what we are told we perceive, this supposed universal faculty ol intuition is but " The dark lantern of the Spirit Which none see by but those...
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Three Essays on Religion

John Stuart Mill - Nature - 1878 - 302 pages
...get such claims admitted ; and other people can only require of them to show their credentials. But when no claim is set up to any peculiar gift, but...the utmost effort of which we are capable fails to mate us aware of what we are told we perceive, this supposed universal faculty of intuition is but...
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A Candid Examination of Theism

Physicus - 1878
...persuasion is necessarily bound up with the constitution of the human mind. Or, as Mill puts it, " One man cannot by proclaiming with ever so much confidence...gift, but we are told that all of us are as capable of seeing what he sees, feeling what he feels, nay, that we actually do so, and when the utmost effort...
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A Candid Examination of Theism

George John Romanes - Theism - 1878 - 197 pages
...persuasion is necessarily bound up with the constitution of the human mind. Or, as Mill puts it, " One man cannot by proclaiming with ever so much confidence...gift, but we are told that all of us are as capable of seeing what he sees, feeling what he feels, nay, that we actually do so, and when the utmost effort...
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In Aid of Faith

Lyman Abbott - Faith - 1886 - 188 pages
...it was no more their monopoly than art was a monopoly with Greece, or law with Rome. It i it \vhen no claim is set up to any peculiar gift, but we are told that all of us are capable as the prophet of seeing what he sees, feeling what he feels, nay, that we actually do so,...
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In Aid of Faith

Lyman Abbott - Faith - 1901 - 174 pages
...people ; but it was no more their monopoly than art was a monopoly with Greece, or law with Rome. It 1 " When no claim is set up to any peculiar gift, but we are told that all of us are capable as the prophet of seeing what he sees, feeling what he feels, nay, that we actually do so,...
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John Stuart Mill and the Religion of Humanity

Linda C. Raeder - Philosophy - 2002 - 402 pages
..."prophet" of the inner light, Mill says, insists that everyone is capable of seeing and feeling as he does, "nay, that we actually do so, and when the utmost...aware of what we are told we perceive, this supposed universal faculty of intuition is but ... a lantern . . . which none see by but those who bear it."...
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