The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of the Creation: In Two Parts. Viz. The Heavenly Bodies, Elements, Meteors, Fossils, Vegetables, Animals (beasts, Birds, Fishes and Insects), More Particularly in the Body of the Earth, Its Figure, Motion, and Consistency; and in the Admirable Structure of the Bodies of Man and Other Animals; as Also in Their Generation, &c. With Answers to Some Objections
William Innys, 1714 - 389 pages
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Page 397 - And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk, and not with meat : for hitherto ye were not able to bear it. Neither yet now are ye able.
Page 79 - Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains. At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.
Page 51 - God neither, that he should avrov^yity itrann, set his own hand, as it were, to every work, and immediately do all the meanest and triflingest things himself drudgingly without making use of any inferior and subordinate instruments.
Page 183 - I am the Lord; that is my name; and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.
Page 202 - ... if the axis of the earth were perpendicular to the plane of its own orbit round the sun, the following three consequences would be inevitable:— I.
Page 163 - ... and aqueducts. I have implanted in thy nature a desire of seeing strange and foreign, and finding out unknown countries, for the improvement and advance of thy knowledge in geography, by observing the bays, and creeks, and havens, and promontories, the outlets of...
Page 79 - bound, that they may not pafs over; that " they turn not again to cover the earth.
Page 126 - That poultry, partridge, and other birds, should at the first sight know birds of prey, and make sign of it by a peculiar note of their voice to their young, who presently thereupon hide themselves...
Page 170 - ... odd humours of pride, and affectation, and curiosity, as will render him unfit for any great employment. Words being but the images of matter, to be wholly given up to the study of these, what is it but Pygmalion's frenzy to fall in love with a picture or image.