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" What we have said of miracles, may be applied, without any variation, to prophecies; and indeed all prophecies are real miracles, and as such only can be admitted as proofs of any revelation. "
The Quarterly review - Page 157
1835
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

David Hume - 1758 - 539 pages
...applied, without any variation, to prophecies ; and indeed, all prophecies are real miracles, and as fuch only, can be admitted as proofs of any revelation. If it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to/oretel future events, it would be abfurd to employ any prophecy as an argument for a divine million...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: Containing an enquiry concerning ...

David Hume - 1760 - 352 pages
...applied, without any variation, to prophecies ; and indeed, all prophecies are real miracles, and as fuch only, can be admitted as proofs of any revelation....it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to foretel future events, it would $t abfurd to employ any prophecy KS -as an argument for a divine miffion...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

David Hume - 1764 - 1059 pages
...applied, withostany variation, to prophecies; and indeed, all projphecies are real miracles, and as fuch only, can be admitted as proofs of any revelation. If it did not exceed q&S capacity of human nature to foretel future events, it Konld be abfurd tojenaploy any prophecy as...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes

David Hume - 1804
...be applied, without any variation^tg^rpphecies; and indeed, all prophecies are real miracles, andjts such only can be admitted as proofs of any revelation....it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to foretel future events, it would be absurd to err ploy any prophecy as an argument for a divine mission...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 2

David Hume - 1817
...however, necessary to make it be received, according to the measures of probability above established. of any revelation. If it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to foretell future events, it would be absurd to employ any prophecy as an argument for a divine mission...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - 1817
...above established. What we have said of miracles, may be applied without any variation, to prophecies ; and indeed all prophecies are real miracles, and as such only can be admittedas proofs of any revelation. If it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to foretell...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - 1825
...above established. What we have said of miracles, may be applied, without any variation, to prophecies; and indeed all prophecies are real miracles, and as...it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to foretell future events, it would be absurd to employ any prophecy as an argument for a divine mission...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects ...

David Hume - 1825
...What we have said of miracles, may be applied, without any variation, to prophecies; and i in Iced all prophecies are real miracles, and as such only...it did not exceed the capacity of human nature to foretell future events, it would be absurd to employ any prophecy as an argument for a divine mission...
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The Evidences of Christianity in Their External Or Historical Division ...

Charles Pettit McIlvaine - 1832 - 526 pages
...cogent and necessary, that the accc mplishment of predictions deliv* " All prophecies," says Hume, " are real miracles, and as such only, can be admitted as proofs of any revelation." Philosophical Essays. ered by those who profess divine authority amounts to a full proof that they...
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The Evidences of Christianity in Their External Or Historical Division ...

Charles Pettit McIlvaine - 1832 - 526 pages
...equally cogent and necessary, that the accomplishment of predictions deliv* "All prophecies," says Hume, "are real miracles, and as such only, can be admitted as proofs of any revelation." Philosophical Essays. ered by those who profess divine authority amounts to a full proof that they...
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