Pascal's Pensées eBook

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Nebuchadnezzar, 721

Novelty, power of the charms of, 82

Obscurity,
  the, of religion shows its truth, 564;
  without, man would not be sensible of corruption, 585

Opinion, the queen of the world, 311

Outward, the Church judges only by the, 904

Painting, vanity of, 134

Passion,
  makes us forget duty, 104;
  we are sure of pleasing a man, if we know his ruling, 106;
  how to prevent the harmful effect of, 203

Patriarchs, longevity of, 625

Paul, St., 283, 532, 672, 682, 852

Pelagians, the semi-, 776

Penitence, 660, 922

People,
  ordinary, have the power of not thinking of that about which they do
    not want to think, 259;
  sound opinions of the people, 313, 316, 324

Perpetuity, 612, 615, 616

Perseus, 410

Persons,
  only three kinds of, 257;
  two kinds of, know God, 288

Peter, St., 671, 743

Philosophers,
  the, have confused ideas of things, 72;
  influence of imagination upon, 82;
  disquiet inquirers, 184;
  made their ethics independent of the immortality of the soul,
  219, 220;
  have mastered their passions, 349;
  believe in God without Christ, 463;
  their motto, 464;
  have consecrated vices, 503;
  what they advise, 509;
  did not prescribe suitable feelings, 524

Piety, different from superstition, 255

Pilate, the false justice of, 790

Plato, 219, 331

Poets, 34, 38, 39

Pope, the, 870, 871, 872, 873, 874, 879, 881

Port-Royal, 151, 838, 919

Prayer, why established, 513

Predictions
  of particular things, 710;
  of Cyrus, 712;
  of events in the fourth monarchy, 723;
  of the Messiah, 728, 730

Present, we do not rest satisfied with the, 172

Presumption of men, 148

Pride, 152, 153, 406

Probability, the Jesuitical doctrine of, 901, 907, 909, 912, 915, 916,
  917, 919, 921

Proofs,
  of religion, 289, 290;
  metaphysical, of God, 542

Prophecies,
  the, entrusted to the Jews, 570;
  the strongest proof of Christ, 705;
  necessarily distributed, 706;
  about Christ, 709, 726, 730, 732, 735;
  proofs of divinity, 712;
  in Egypt, 725

Prophets,
  the, prophesied by symbols, 652;
  their discourses obscure, 658;
  their meaning veiled, 677;
  zeal after the, 702;
  did not speak to flatter the people, 718;
  foretold, 738

Propositions,
  the five, 830, 849
  Purgatory, 518

Provincial Letters, the, 52, 919

Pyrrhus, advice given to, 139

Rabbinism, chronology of, 634

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