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" ... to the great question. His studies, being honest, ended in conviction. He found that religion was true, and what he had learned he endeavoured to teach (1747), by Observations on the Conversion of St. Paul; a treatise to which infidelity has never... "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 24
by Alexander Chalmers - 1815
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Johnson's Lives of the Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1890
..." I writ it with a particular view to your satisfaction." — Phillimore's Lyttelton, vol. ip 307. never been able to fabricate a specious answer. This...pleasure in a letter which deserves to be inserted. " I have read your religious treatise with infinite pleasure and satisfaction. The style is fine and...
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Jesus of Nazareth: I. His Personal Character, II. His Ethical Teachings, III ...

John Albert Broadus - 1890 - 105 pages
..." Observations on the Conversion of St. Paul," is still current. Gruff old Dr. Johnson called it " a treatise to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer." Lyttelton has most impressively argued that Paul's conversion cannot be explained as due to imposture...
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The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an ..., Volume 3

William Thomas Lowndes - 1890
...contained In the comprehensive volume called 1 Christian Evidences,' roy. 8vo. Lond. Bohn. 1850, 10s. ' A treatise to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a ttpeclojs answer.'— Dr. Johnson. Attached to many edition» of Gilbert West on the Resurrection....
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The Poems of John Byrom, Volume 34

John Byrom - 1895
...Leslie Stephen (History of English Thought, &c., i. 150) writes, that it is "described by Johnson as 'a treatise to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer.' The author professes to show that Paul's conversion was alone a sufficient demonstration of the divine...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volume 34

1895
...Leslie Stephen (History of English Thought, &c., i. 150) writes, that it is "described by Johnson as 'a treatise to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer.' The author professes to show that Paul's conversion was alone a sufficient demonstration of the divine...
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The age of Pope Repr

John Dennis - 1896
...1747 he published his Dissertation on the Conversion of St. Paul, ' a treatise,' says Dr. Johnson, 'to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer.' He made himself conspicuous in parliament as an opponent of Walpole, and after the fall of that minister...
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The Age of Pope, 1700-1744

John Dennis - 1899 - 260 pages
...1747 he published his Diesertation on the Conversion of St. Paul, ' a treatise,' says Dr. Johnson, ' to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer.' He made himself conspicuous in parliament as an opponent of Walpole, and after the fall of that minister...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...what he had learned he endeavoured to teach (1747) by Observations on tlte Conversion of St. Paid", a treatise to which infidelity has never been able...pleasure in a letter which deserves to be inserted : ' I have read your religious treatise with infinite pleasure and satisfaction. The style is fine...
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The Age of Pope (1700-1744)

John Dennis - 1906 - 260 pages
...1747 he published his Dtssertation on the Conversion of St. Paul, ' a treatise,' says Dr. Johnsou, ' to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer.' He made himself conspicuous in parliament as an opponent of Walpole, and after the fall of that minister...
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An Eighteenth-century Correspondence: Being the Letters of Deane Swift--Pitt ...

Lilian Dickins, Mary Stanton - 1910 - 466 pages
...published his " Observations on the Conversion of St. Paul " — " a treatise," says Dr. Johnson, " to which infidelity has never been able to fabricate a specious answer." Though little of his own literary work rises above mediocrity, we have good evidence that George Lyttelton...
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