Class Book of Natural Theology: Or The Testimony of Nature to the Being, Perfections, and Government of God. Revised and Enlarged ... by C. H. Alden

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Gould, Kendall, and Lincoln, 1838 - Počet stran: 252
 

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Strana 26 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Strana 4 - Terrestrial in the vast and the minute; The unambiguous footsteps of the God, Who gives its lustre to an insect's wing, .. . " And wheels his throne upon the rolling worlds.
Strana 132 - MY opinion of Astronomy has always been, that it is not the best medium through which to prove the agency of an intelligent Creator; but that, this being proved, it shows, beyond all other sciences, the magnificence of his operations.
Strana 139 - The adjustment of the centripetal and centrifugal forces, so as exactly to balance each other, is a wonderful fact in nature. The planets all move in ellipses, not greatly removed from circles, having the sun in one of the foci. The general law or fact, in nature, so far as we can observe, is that all bodies attract each other in the direct ratio of their masses, and in the inverse ratio of the squares of the distances. It has, indeed, been asserted that this is a necessary fact. But we know too...
Strana 155 - That the Deity has superadded pleasure to animal sensations, beyond what was necessary for any other purpose ; or when the purpose, so far as it was necessary, might have been effected by the operation of pain.
Strana 63 - Every organized being forms an entire system of its own, all the parts of which mutually correspond, and concur to produce a certain definite purpose by reciprocal reaction, or by combining to the same end.

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