Tag: George Berkeley

George Berkeley: Your men of sense are hard to please

Euphranor. It seems then they reject the Revelations because they are obscure, and Daniel’s prophecies because they are clear.

Alciphron. Either way a man of sense sees cause to suspect there has been foul play.

Euph. Your men of sense are, it seems, hard to please.

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George Berkeley: One would think it very rash …

Euphranor. To an extraordinary genius, who sees things with half an eye, I know not what to say. But for the rest of mankind, one would think it very rash in them to conclude, without much and exact inquiry, on the unsafe side of a question which concerns their chief interest.

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