P. Courtenay in Lardner's Encyclopaedia, " Eminent British Statesmen," vol.
(Whether one calls the unknowable a revealed mystery or an unexplained and inexplicable fact makes little difference.) William Paley (1743-1805) borrows from many writers; he borrows Lardner's learning and Butler's " particular evidence for Christianity," viz.
Lacroix's Traite elementaire du calcul des probabilites and De Morgan's Essay, published in Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia.
This work was a commission from Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia, and was originally intended to have been condensed into two or three duodecimo volumes.
Mackintosh, Lardner's Cab.
The Evidences of Christianity is mainly a condensation of Bishop Douglas's Criterion and Lardner's Credibility of the Gospel History.