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Astronomy and General Physics Considered with Reference to Natural Theology
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action adaptation adjusted Alexander Dyce animals appear arrangements astronomical atmosphere bodies Chapter character climate comet conceive condition connexion consequence consider constitution contrivance course creation Creator crown 8vo deductive reasoning degree depend discovery distance Divine earth edition effects endeavoured existence fact faculties final causes fluid force friction globe gravity heat impression India Paper intelligence Jupiter kind knowledge Laplace Large Paper laws of motion laws of nature light luminiferous ether magnitude manner mass material world mathematical matter means mechanical mechanical philosophy mind mode moral natural philosophy Natural Theology Nebular Hypothesis Newton objects observe operation orbit organic particles peculiar period perpetually phenomena philosophers physical planets portion present principles produce properties purpose quantity reason relations result revolve round the sun S. T. COLERIDGE solar system stars suppose surface temperature tendency things tion trace truths universe vapour vegetable velocity vibrations vols WILLIAM PICKERING
Página 352 - For the handling of final causes, mixed with the rest in physical inquiries, hath intercepted the severe and diligent inquiry of all real and physical causes, and given men the occasion to stay upon these satisfactory and specious causes, to the great arrest and prejudice of further discovery.
Página 316 - And though every true Step made in this Philosophy brings us not immediately to the Knowledge of the first Cause, yet it brings us nearer to it, and on that account is to be highly valued.
Página 108 - Eternal anarchy, amidst the noise Of endless wars, and by confusion stand. For Hot, Cold, Moist and Dry, four champions fierce, Strive here for mastery...
Página ix - Creation ; illustrating such work by all reasonable arguments; as for instance the variety and formation of God's creatures in the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms ; the effect of digestion, and thereby of conversion ; the construction of the hand of man, and an infinite variety of other arguments ; as also by discoveries ancient and modern, in arts, sciences, and the whole extent of literature.
Página 364 - Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees ; Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Página x - ON THE POWER WISDOM AND GOODNESS OF GOD AS MANIFESTED IN THE ADAPTATION OF EXTERNAL, NATURE TO THE MORAL AND INTELLECTUAL CONSTITUTION OF MAN.
Página 363 - Spiritus intus alit: totamque infusa per artus ' Mens agitat molem, et magno se corpore miscet ' Inde hominum pecudumque genus vitaeque volantum ' Et quae marmoreo fert monstra sub aequore pontus.
Página ix - Pounds sterling ; this sum, with the accruing dividends thereon, to be held at the disposal of the President, for the time being, of the Royal Society of London, to be paid to the person or persons nominated by him. The Testator...
Página 151 - Some of them are accompanied by satellites, or attendant bodies which revolve about them; and these bodies also have their orbits nearly .circular, and nearly in the same plane as the others. Saturn's ring is a solitary example, so far as we know, of such an appendage to a planet. These circular motions of the planets round the sun, and of the satellites round their primary planets, are all kept going by the attraction of the respective central bodies, which restrains the corresponding revolving...