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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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The Variorum and Definitive Edition of the Poetical and Prose ..., Volume 5

Edward FitzGerald - 1902 - 348 pages
...is ourselves, and not the thing, we maintain." WHAT IS A MAN'S RELIGION? (XCIX) NOT the church creed which he professes, the articles of faith which he will sign, and in words or deeds otherwise assert; not this wholly; in many cases not this at all. We see men of all kinds of...
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Essay on Burns

Thomas Carlyle - 1903 - 174 pages
...against Burns is the one he made often with regard to his own age. He says in Heroes and Hero- Worship, " A man's religion is the chief fact with regard to...he will sign, and, in words or otherwise, assert. . . . But the thing a man does practically believe, the thing a man does practically lay to heart,...
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The Life of Edward FitzGerald, Volume 2

Thomas Wright - 1904 - 324 pages
...the title ' What is a Man's Religion?' he quotes with approval in Polonius: ' Not the church creed which he professes, the articles of faith which he will sign, and in words or deeds otherwise assent; not this wholly ; in many cases not this at all. . . . This is not what I call...
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Miscellanies of Edward Fitzgerald

Edward FitzGerald - 1904 - 268 pages
...personalities; for our opinions are a part of ourselves." WHAT IS A MAN'S RELIGION ? NOT the Church creed which he professes, the articles of faith which he will sign, and in words or deeds otherwise assert; not this wholly; in many cases not this at all. We see men of all kinds of...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 426 pages
...not exhaust my subject, but so much 20 as break ground on it! At all events, I must make the attempt. It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion...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 otherwise, assert; not this...
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On Heroes, Hero-worship, and the Heroic in History, Volume 10

Thomas Carlyle - 1907 - 442 pages
...it ! At all events, I must make the attempt. It is well said, in every sense, that a man's jeligion 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 professes, the articles of faith which_Jie...
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Lincoln Centennial: Addresses Delivered at the Memorial Exercises Held at ...

Illinois. Lincoln Centennial Commission - 1909 - 244 pages
...man craves fellowship with that Being, and reaches out longingly towards Him. Thomas Carlyle says: "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? Answering of this...
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Passages from the writings of Thomas Carlyle, selected and ed. by E. Lee

Thomas Carlyle - 1910 - 152 pages
...is really above him? No nobler or more blessed feeling dwells in man's heart. THE HERO AS DIVINITY. 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. Let us look for a little at the Hero as Divinity, the oldest primary form...
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A Pathfinder in South Central Africa: A Story of Pioneer Missionary Work and ...

William Chapman - 1910 - 406 pages
...of religion, and by this his customs may be explained. 'It is well said,' declares Thomas Carlyle, 'in every sense that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him . . . answering of this question is giving us the soul of the history of the man or the nation. The...
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The Literature of the Victorian Era

Hugh Walker - 1910 - 1082 pages
...Carlyle, the supreme interest of Goethe lay in his religion. The "Calvinist without the Christianity" held that "a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him." Religion is " the thing a man does practically believe;... the thing a man does practically lay to...
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