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" It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. A man's, or a nation of men's. By religion I do not mean here the church-creed which he 25 professes, the articles of faith which he will sign and, in words or... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 286
1849
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Evolution in Religion

William Ward McLane - 1892 - 280 pages
...become Buddha, it is because the mouth prays and not the mind." "It is well said," remarks Carlyle, "in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief...with regard to him. A man's or a nation of men's. The thing a man does practically lay to heart, and know for certain, concerning his vital relations...
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Presbyterians, a Popular Narrative of Their Origin, Progress, Doctrines, and ...

George Pierce Hays, George Price Hays - 1892 - 628 pages
...the same moral qualities nurtured that secured this blessing? If Carlyle is right in the statement that "a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him," is it not of some moment that we should try to propagate and foster such a religion ? We are getting...
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Progress in Language: With Special Reference to English

Otto Jespersen - 1894 - 396 pages
...doctor of divinity's . lady" | ibid., i., 164, " The member of Parliaments lady" | Carlyle, Her., 2, "A man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. A man's or a nation of men's " \ ibid., 87, " The man of business's faculty " | Pattison, Milton, 44, " Agar, who was in the Clerk...
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Preacher and Homiletic Monthly, Volume 28

1894 - 590 pages
...Hence the ghost theory is faulty in this important matter, and Mr. Carlyle is right when he remarks: "It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief thing with regard to him." Truly, the thing a man does practically lay to heart, and know for certain,...
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Four English Humourists of the Nineteenth Century

William Samuel Lilly - 1895 - 262 pages
...men's hearts and lives. You remember his definition of religion in one of his Lectures on Heroes. " A man's religion is the chief fact with regard to...nation of men's. By religion I do not mean here the church creed which he professes, the articles of faith which he will sign, and, in words or otherwise,...
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Selections from Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle - 1895 - 300 pages
...Prophet, Poet, Priest, Man of Letters, King. this Paganism. In the preceding paragraph he had written : ' It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. ... Of a man or of a nation we inquire, therefore, first of all, What religion they had ? Was it Heathenism,...
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Selections from Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle - 1896 - 304 pages
...Prophet, Poet, Priest, Man of Letters, King. this Paganism. In the preceding paragraph he had written: ' It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. ... Of a man pr of a nation we inquire, therefore, first of all, What religion they had ? Was it Heathenism,...
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Studies in Education: Science, Art, History

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - 1896 - 394 pages
...the life that is to come. It gives him his ethical ideal and supplies him motives. Carlyle once said that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. Hence the question of religious training is one of supreme interest and importance. All that has been...
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Studies in Education: Science, Art, History

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - 1896 - 396 pages
...the life that is to come. It gives him his ethical ideal and supplies him motives. Carlyle once said that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. Hence the question of religious training is one of supreme interest and importance. All that has been...
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On Heroes, Hero-worship and the Heroic in History

Thomas Carlyle - 1897 - 486 pages
...all events, I must make the attempt. It is well said, in every sense, that a man's jtst~. 5 ligion is the chief fact with regard to him^ A man's, or...otherwise, assert; not this wholly, in many cases 10 not this at all. We see men of all kinds of professed creeds attain to almost all degrees of worth...
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