Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It's [sic] Present State of Improvement. Describing in a Familiar and Easy Manner, the Principal Phenomena of Nature; and Shewing, that They All Co-operate in Displaying the Goodness, Wisdom, and Power of God, Volume 3
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Page 511 - In them hath he set a tabernacle for the sun; which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.
Page 365 - One man draws out the wire, another straights it, a third cuts it, a fourth points it, a fifth grinds it at the top for receiving the head ; to make the head requires two or three distinct operations ; to put it on is a peculiar business, to whiten the pins is another ; it is even a trade by itself to put them into the paper; and the important business of making a pin is in this manner divided into about eighteen distinct operations...
Page 365 - But in the way in which this business is now carried on, not only the whole work is a peculiar trade, but it is divided into a number of branches, of which the greater part are likewise peculiar trades.
Page 366 - ... the invention of a great number of machines which facilitate and abridge labour, and enable one man to do the work of many.
Page 458 - But the exercise of swimming, said the prince, is very laborious: the strongest limbs are soon wearied. I am afraid the act of flying will be yet more violent; and wings will be of no great use, unless we can fly further than we can swim.
Page 459 - should you envy others so great an advantage? All skill ought to be exerted for universal good; every man has owed much to others and ought to repay the kindness that he has received.
Page 511 - Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.
Page 460 - ... waved his pinions a while to gather air, then leaped from his stand, and in an instant dropped into the lake. His wings, which were of no use in the air, sustained him in the water, and the prince drew him to land, half dead with terror and vexation.
Page 14 - ... even so very hard as never to wear or break in pieces ; no ordinary power being able to divide what God himself made one, in the first creation. While the particles continue entire, they may compose bodies of one and the same nature and texture in all ages ; but should they wear away or break in pieces, the nature of things depending on them would be changed.