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But our analysis of belief contains three very similar elements, namely the believing, what is believed and the objective.
3) What is believed, and the believing, must both consist of present occurrences in the believer, no matter what may be the objective of the belief.
The first thing to notice about what is believed, i.
He had described his own views accurately when he said that he very earnestly disbelieved in almost everything that other people believed.
Augustine believed that the earth was flat and that the sun turned round it.
She could not consider her partiality for Edward in so prosperous a state as Marianne had believed it.
Hitherto the divine faculty of which the internal oracle is the source has constantly been in the habit of opposing me even about trifles, if I was going to make a slip or error in any matter; and now as you see there has come upon me that which may be thought, and is generally believed to be, the last and worst evil.
He knew that she had a husband, but had hardly believed in his existence, and only now fully believed in him, with his head and shoulders, and his legs clad in black trousers; especially when he saw this husband calmly take her arm with a sense of property.
Seeing Alexey Alexandrovitch with his Petersburg face and severely self-confident figure, in his round hat, with his rather prominent spine, he believed in him, and was aware of a disagreeable sensation, such as a man might feel tortured by thirst, who, on reaching a spring, should find a dog, a sheep, or a pig, who has drunk of it and muddied the water.
He firmly believed in the possibility of the brotherhood of men united in the aim of supporting one another in the path of virtue, and that is how Freemasonry presented itself to him.
When I wrote that letter," replied Darcy, "I believed myself perfectly calm and cool, but I am since convinced that it was written in a dreadful bitterness of spirit.
I believed you to be wishing, expecting my addresses.