Definition of Fatalists
1. Noun. (plural of fatalist) ¹
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Definition of Fatalists
1. fatalist [n] - See also: fatalist
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Literary usage of Fatalists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Chinese: A General Description of China and Its Inhabitants by John Francis Davis (1840)
"... Superstitions of the Chinese—- fatalists—Tale in illustration—Spells and Talismans—Belief in Ghosts —Lucky and Unlucky Omens—Divination. ..."
2. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"The Stoics—their Superiority in Logic—fatalists—their Doctrine of Conflagrations. The Stoics themselves also imparted growth to philosophy, in respect of a ..."
3. An Examination of President Edwards's Inquiry on the Freedom of the Will by Jeremiah Day (1841)
"Fatalism—The argument of opprobrious names—It saves time and thought—fatalists believe in the certainty of the end without reference to the mean* on which ..."
4. The Works of George Berkeley, D.D., Bishop of Cloyne: Including His Letters by George Berkeley, Joseph Stock (1843)
"And of fatalists also.—[That impious and profane persons should readily fall in with those systems which favour their inclinations, by deriding immaterial ..."
5. Darkness and Daylight, Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1900)
"... or Honest Occupation — Grinding Poverty — An Italian's First View of New York — Flashing Eyes and Guy-Colored Raiment — fatalists — The Great Bend in ..."
6. The Land and the Book, Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1886)
"... are Unitarians and fatalists.—Apostasy Imperils Life.—The Attributes of God.- Spiritual Beings.—Worship of Saints.—The Resurrection of the Body. ..."
7. An Inquiry Respecting the Self-determining Power of the Will: Or, Contingent by Jeremiah Day (1838)
"Different forms of Fatalism—Many of the ancient fatalists believed the acts of the will not to be determined by the Fates— Is there no middle ground, ..."