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" Platonists in this were commendable, that look'd upon the Spirit of a Man as the Candle of the Lord; though they were deceiv'd in the time when 'twas lighted. "
An elegant and learned discourse of the light of nature - Page 78
by Nathanael Culverwel - 1669 - 387 lehte
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Of the Light of Nature

Nathanael Culverwel - 1857 - 298 lehte
...persuasion.' 3 TraJitio lampadis 4 NoinoS ypairTfa. ' Intellectus agens. Averroes and Avicenna, did not look upon the spirit of a man as ' the candle of the Lord,' but must needs have an angel to hold the candle to enlighten men in their choicest operations. Nay,...
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Rational Theology and Christian Philosophy in England in the ..., 1. köide

John Tulloch - 1872
...seminal principles in the eye of the mind." The Platonists were right in exalting reason, and looking upon the spirit of a man as " the candle of the Lord," but " they were deceived in the time when it was lighted." Man has only to reflect to be convinced...
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An Outline of Locke's Ethical Philosophy

Mattoon Monroe Curtis - 1890 - 145 lehte
...fundamental principle of the Scottish philosophy. Culverwel thinks the Platonists were right in regarding the spirit of a man as the "Candle of the Lord" "though they were deceived in the time when it was lighted". (132). Culverwel holds that without sensation the mind could never rise to any knowledge...
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The Cambridge Platonists: Being Selections from the Writings of Benjamin ...

Benjamin Whichcote - 1901 - 327 lehte
...but nakedly receiving, and faithfully returning all such colours, as fall upon it. Yet the Platonists in this were commendable, that they look'd upon the...a Man as the Candle of the Lord; though they were deceiv'd in the time when 'twas lighted. Nor is this Candle lighted out of the Essence of God himself....
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The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition

Meyer Howard Abrams - 1958 - 406 lehte
...faithjully returning all such colours, as fall upon it. Yet the Platonists in this were commendable, that look'd upon the Spirit of a Man as the Candle of the Lord; though they were decciv'd in the time when 'twas lighted.'" For an unqualified commitment to an absolute idealism, expressed...
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The Cambridge Platonists: A Brief Introduction

Tod E. Jones - 2005 - 163 lehte
...be aroused from sleep. 130 Thus, although "the Platonists in this were commendable, that they lookt upon the spirit of a man as the Candle of the Lord, . . . they were deceived in the time when 'twas lighted." 131 Consistent with its epistemology, the...
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