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  • I don't know if I'm agnostic, but at least I'm honest.†   (source)
  • I didn't have the heart to tell him the truth: that I was much closer to an atheist than an agnostic, that I doubted there was a God at all.†   (source)
  • But Carlos dismissed the Frenchman's agnostic analysis.†   (source)
  • Hell, no. My father and mother were as agnostic as any two people could be without being branded godless pariahs.†   (source)
  • Because, Miss Nosy, I am agnostic.†   (source)
  • As for faith, I've always called myself an agnostic.†   (source)
  • And Mark answered that in an Indian village the challenge was obvious to all, to stay alive men had to depend on each other, and that everyone came to church, even the agnostics and the atheists.†   (source)
  • I considered myself an agnostic, emancipated enough from the shackles of belief and also brave enough to resist calling on any such questionable gaseous vertebrate as the Deity, even in times of travail and suffering.†   (source)
  • Samuel wrote to Joe, saying, "I would be disappointed if you had not become an atheist, and I read pleasantly that you have, in your age and wisdom, accepted agnosticism the way you'd take a cookie on a full stomach.†   (source)
  • Technically, I suppose you'd call me an agnostic.†   (source)
  • Overall, I guess that still makes me agnostic.†   (source)
  • For me, and any other agnostic—the jury's still out.†   (source)
  • There's a good bit of agnostic in all of us, Calamity.†   (source)
  • Is it possible that something is holy to the celebrated agnostic?†   (source)
  • Whereas the agnostic, if he stays true to his reasonable self, if he stays beholden to dry, yeastless factuality, might try to explain the warm light bathing him by saying, "Possibly a f-f-failing oxygenation of the b-b-brain," and, to the very end, lack imagination and miss the better story.†   (source)
  • The agnostic ruling class (including the Guild) for whom religion was a kind of puppet show to amuse the populace and keep it docile, and who believed essentially that all phenomena — even religious phenomena — could be reduced to mechanical explanations; 4.†   (source)
  • An agnostic is someone who holds that the existence of God or a god can neither be proved nor disproved.†   (source)
  • He was what we call an agnostic.†   (source)
  • I thought you were an agnostic.†   (source)
  • Were Ambrose Bierce alive today, he would no doubt have added to his Devil's Dictionary: "An agnostic is a cowardly atheist.†   (source)
  • But now, I've found an agnostic angel.†   (source)
  • "You're …. agnostic?"†   (source)
  • Guess you might say I'm an agnostic.†   (source)
  • BROWN Henry Drummond, the agnostic?†   (source)
  • And I refuse to allow these agnostic scientists to employ this courtroom as a sounding board, as a platform from which they can shout their heresies into the headlines!†   (source)
  • DRUMMOND Agnostic scientists!†   (source)
  • I will leave the agnostics to hunt for her.†   (source)
  • A number of my fellow religious-studies students—muddled agnostics who didn't know which way was up, who were in the thrall of reason, that fool's gold for the bright— reminded me of the three-toed sloth; and the three-toed sloth, such a beautiful example of the miracle of life, reminded me of God.†   (source)
  • That is strict theology, but it's unusual to find an agnostic believing it."†   (source)
  • I suppose none of this makes any sense to you, Charles, poor agnostic.†   (source)
  • When we were alone she said: "Are you really an agnostic?"†   (source)
  • "Agnostic," I said.†   (source)
  • …an impatient, limited mind; a conventional mind entirely accepting his own standard of what is honest, what is moral, without a shadow of doubt accepting this is a good man; that is a good woman; I get a sense of Leslie Stephen, the muscular agnostic; cheery, hearty; always cracking up sense and manliness; and crying down sentiment and vagueness, yet putting in a dab of sentiment in the right place—"I will say no more … exquisite sensibility … thoroughly masculine …. feminine delicacy…†   (source)
  • D'you know, if you weren't an agnostic, I should ask you for five shillings to buy a black goddaughter."†   (source)
  • Then perhaps you are an agnostic.†   (source)
  • Carol herself was an uneasy and dodging agnostic.†   (source)
  • Bea's Lutheran friends were as much offended by his agnostic gibes as the merchants by his radicalism.†   (source)
  • The stranger began to babble and made a prophecy concerning the child that lay in the arms of the agnostic.†   (source)
  • Why, you poor skinny little agnostic, here you have a chance to see the Almighty's handiwork, and all you grab out of it is a feeling that you're real smart.†   (source)
  • He proclaimed himself an agnostic and was so absorbed in destroying the ideas of God that had crept into the minds of his neighbors that he never saw God manifesting himself in the little child that, half forgotten, lived here and there on the bounty of her dead mother's relatives.†   (source)
  • He became delirious, but between spasms he muttered, with infinite pain, tears in his eyes at his own weakness: "I want you to see how an agnostic can die!†   (source)
  • I confess that the war instead of making me orthodox, which is the correct reaction, has made me a passionate agnostic.†   (source)
  • He was permitted, without restriction, to speak of himself as immoral, agnostic and socialistic, so long as it was universally known that he remained pure, Presbyterian, and Republican.†   (source)
  • And— I am a pious agnostic.†   (source)
  • He is pure agnostic—same as me.'†   (source)
  • It is thus permissible to think of her sitting in the creeper-shaded drawing room at Hyde Park Gate in her widow's dress, alone, when the children had gone to bed, with a copy of the Fortnightly, trying to reason out the case for agnosticism.†   (source)
  • While professing a mild agnosticism himself, he had a liking for the shows of religion and was perfectly agreeable to having his children brought up Catholic; he believed, however, in the prudent restriction of his family to two boys and a girl, comfortably spaced over twelve years, and did not demand, as a Catholic husband might, yearly pregnancies.†   (source)
  • In the High Explosives Sheds they object to the presence of Agnostics as unsafe.†   (source)
  • Like all ardent agnostics, Martin was a religious man.†   (source)
  • He had joined an Artizans' Mutual Improvement Society established in the town about the time of his arrival there; its members being young men of all creeds and denominations, including Churchmen, Congregationalists, Baptists, Unitarians, Positivists, and others—agnostics had scarcely been heard of at this time—their one common wish to enlarge their minds forming a sufficiently close bond of union.†   (source)
  • Come along, or it will be dark before we get to Stourcastle, and there's no place we can sleep at nearer than that; besides, we must get through another chapter of A Counterblast to Agnosticism before we turn in, now I have taken the trouble to bring the book."†   (source)
  • "I act as an escape from the weariness of agnosticism, and I think I'm the only man who knows how his staid old mind is really at sea and longs for a sturdy spar like the Church to cling to."†   (source)
  • He was setting now full sail towards Agnosticism, but such a religious Agnosticism that Miriam did not suffer so badly.†   (source)
  • FATHER FARLEY: He is an episcopalian, an agnostic, an anythingarian seeking to overthrow our holy faith.†   (source)
  • Though nominally a Catholic, I had been raised by Uncle Lamb, the completest of agnostics, and had only the vaguest idea of the significance of a rosary.†   (source)
  • He took the opportunity to engage in a gentle catechism, trying to instruct me in the basics of Catholicism, though I had assured him over and over of my basic agnosticism.†   (source)
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