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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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New Outlook, Volume 6

1953 - 1224 pages
...ourselves on this anniversary of the Bill of Rights. BY RELIGION I DO not mean here the church creed which he professes, the articles of faith which he will sign and, in words otherwise, assert; not this wholly, in many cases not this at all. We see men of all kinds of professed...
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The RSS Story

K. R. Malkani - 1980 - 256 pages
...the Sangha •continues to grow." This was of course the humility of the great. As Carlyle has said: "It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him ... No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men . . . The...
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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

Thomas Carlyle - 1993 - 638 pages
...point made in a letter to Emerson on May 13, 1835: "Man lives by Belief" (Letters 8:121). 4.17-18. By religion I do not mean here the church-creed which he professes: The association of religion not with ritual, liturgy, or creed but with practicality echoes Sartor, 3.2.170-73,...
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Faith and Doubt: Religion and Secularization in Literature from Wordsworth ...

R. L. Brett - 1997 - 280 pages
...take; all agreeing with Carlyle, whose secularisation of Christianity nevertheless led him to declare that 'a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him'. They took seriously questions of faith and doubt, but not all of them made the journey to a new or...
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Behar Proverbs

John Christian - 2000 - 320 pages
...life, and are generally the fruit of philosophy grafted on the stem of experience." Carlyle says, " That a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him : a man's or a nation of men's." If the proverbs of a people are not the chief facts with regard to them, they are at any rate a safe...
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The Victorian Translation of China: James Legge's Oriental Pilgrimage

N. J. Girardot - 2002 - 824 pages
...regard to kim. A man 's, or a nation of men 's. By religion I do not mean here the church-creed wkich he professes, the articles of faith which he will sign and, in words and otherwise, assert; not this wholly, in many cases not this at alL . . . This is not what I call...
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An Introduction to Theology

Hermon F. Bell - 1924 - 216 pages
...scene." Milton. The subject matter of theology is well set forth in Carlyle's definition of religion. "It is well said, in' every sense, that a man's religion...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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Queen's Quarterly, Volumes 8-9

1901 - 742 pages
...outline, finds its highest corroboration in the accepted Christian conception. Carlyle says in a familiar passage : — " It is well said in every sense that...with regard to him. A man's or a nation of men's. By re" ligion I do not mean here the Church creed which he professes, the " articles of faith which he...
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Contributions to Education, Volume 2

1928 - 456 pages
...serves on committees. 5. Our liberty depends on the constant, honorable, intelligent, vigilant citizen. It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him. By religion I do not mean here the church creed which he professes, the articles of faith which he...
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The American Catholic Quarterly Review, Volume 25

James Andrew Corcoran, Patrick John Ryan, Edmond Francis Prendergast - 1900 - 890 pages
...bombast — who sometimes raked great truths into his heaps of rubbish — categorically declares, "It is well said, in every sense, that a man's religion is the chief fact with regard to him." If this be true of every man, it must be specially predicable of the writer — who aims at influencing...
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