Pascal's Pensées eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 310 pages of information about Pascal's Penses.

Cicero, false beauties in, 31

Cipher,
  a, has a double meaning, 676, 677;
  key of, 680;
  the, given by St. Paul, 682

Circumcision,
  only a sign, 609;
  the apostles and, 671

Clearness,
  sufficient, for the elect, 577;
  and obscurity, 856

Cleobuline, the passion of, 13

Cleopatra,
  the nose of, 162;
  and love, 163

Compliments, 57

Conditions, the easiest, to live in, according to the world and
  to God, 905

Condolences, formal, 56

Confession, 100;
  different effects of, 529

Contradiction, 157;
  a bad sign of truth, 384

Conversion, the, 470;
  of the heathen, 768

Copernicus, 218

Cords, the, which bind the respect of men to each other, 304

Correct, how to, with advantage, 9

Cripple, why a, does not offend us, and a fool does, 80

Cromwell, death of, 176

Custom,
  is our nature, 89;
  our natural principles, principles of, 92;
  a second nature, 93;
  the source of our strongest beliefs, 252

Cyrus, prediction of, 712

Damned, the, condemned by their own reason, 562

Daniel, 721;
  the seventy weeks of, 722

David,
  a saying of, 689;
  the eternal reign of the race of, 716, 717

Death,
  easier to bear without thinking of it, 166;
  men do not think of, 168;
  fear of, 215, 216;
  examples of the noble deaths of the Lacedaemonians, 481

Deference, meaning of, 317

Deeds, noble, best when hidden, 159

Deism, as far removed from Christianity as atheism, 555

Democritus, saying of, 72

Demonstrations, not certain that there are true, 387

Descartes, 76, 77, 78, 79

Devil,
  the, and miracle, 803;
  the, and doctrine, 819

Disciples, and true disciples, 518

Discourses, on humility, 377

Diseases, a source of error, 82

Disproportion of man, 72

Diversion, reason why men seek, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143, 168, 170

Docility, 254

Doctor, the, 12

Doctrine, and miracles, 802, 842

Dogmatism, and scepticism, 434

Dream, life like a, 386

Duty, and the passions, 104

Ecclesiastes, 389

Eclipses, why said to foretoken misfortune, 173

Ego,
  what is the, 323;
  consists in thought, 469

Egyptians, conversion of the, 724

Elect,
  the, ignorant of their virtues, 514;
  all things work together for good to the, 574

Eloquence, 15, 16, 25, 26

Emilius, Paulus, 409, 410

Enemies, meaning of, in the prophecies, 570, 691

Epictetus, 80, 466, 467

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