Reflections on the Works of God, in the Various Kingdoms of Nature, and on the Ways of Providence, Displayed in the Government of the Universe

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Albion Press: printed for James Cundee, 1808 - Natural theology - 288 pages
 

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Page 159 - O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God ! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out ! For who hath known the mind of the Lord ? or who hath been his counsellor...
Page 135 - I will sing unto the Lord as long as I live : I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.
Page 71 - Yea, the stork in the heaven knoweth her appointed times ; and the turtle, and the crane, and the swallow, observe the time of their coming; but my people know not the judgment of the LORD.
Page 202 - But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee: Or speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee: and the fishes of the sea shall declare unto thee.
Page 50 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Page 264 - The eyes of all wait upon thee ; and thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thy hand, and satisfies! the desire of every living thing.
Page 159 - For of Him, and to Him, and through Him are all things ; to whom be Glory for ever. Amen
Page 143 - Th' audacious felon ; foot by foot he marks His winding way, while all the listening crowd Applaud his reasonings. 'O'er the watery ford, Dry sandy heaths, and stony barren hills, O'er beaten paths, with men and beasts...
Page 143 - The plumler'd owner stands, and from his lips A thousand thronging curses burst their way ; He calls his stout allies, and in a line His faithful hound he leads, then with a voice That utters loud his rage, attentive cheers : Soon the sagacious brute, his curling tail Flourish'd in air, low-bending plies around His busy nose, the steaming vapour snuffs Inquisitive, nor leaves one turf untried, Till conscious of the recent stains, his heart Beats quick ; his snuffling nose, his active tail Attest...
Page 129 - Man that is born of a woman is of few days. ... He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down...

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