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" ... within five miles, where he is, on a boundless ocean, cannot but appear to persons ignorant of physical astronomy an approach to the miraculous. Yet, the alternatives of life and ' death, wealth and ruin, are daily and hourly staked with perfect confidence... "
On Natural Theology - Page 176
by Thomas Chalmers - 1857
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A Treatise on Mechanics, Volume 1

Kater (Captain, Henry), Dionysius Lardner - Mechanics - 1831 - 388 pages
...and ruin, are daily and hourly staked with perfect confidence on these marvellous computations, which might almost seem to have been devised on purpose...and practical utility can be brought to approximate. We have before us an anecdote communicated to us by a naval officer,* distinguished for the extent...
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The American Library of Useful Knowledge, Volume 1

Science - 1831
...wealtrrand ruin, are daily and hourly staked with perfect confidence on these marvellous computations, which might almost seem to have been devised on purpose...practical utility can' be brought to approximate. We have before us an anecdote communicated to us by a naval officer,* distinguished for the extent...
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On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as Manifested in the Adaptation ...

Thomas Chalmers - Human beings - 1833 - 308 pages
...the discoveries made in the region of pure thought to the facts and phenomena of actual nature— as when the properties of conic sections, demonstrated...practical utility can be brought to approximate." Herschell's Discourse, p. 28. " They show how large a part pure reason has to perform in the examination...
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The Tourist: A Literary and Anti-slavery Journal

Slavery - 1833
...and ruin, are daily and hourly staked with perfect confidence on these marvellous computations, which might almost seem to have been devised on purpose...and practical utility can be brought to approximate. We have before us an anecdote communicated to us by Capt. Basil Hall, RN a naval officer, distinguished...
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On the Power Wisdom and Goodness of God as Manifested in the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Chalmers - Human beings - 1833
...and movements of astronomy. " These marvellous computations might almost seem to have been devized on purpose to show how closely the extremes of speculative...practical utility can be brought to approximate." Herschell's Discourse, p. 28. " They show how large a part pure reason has to perform in the examination...
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On the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God: As Manifested in the Adaptation ...

Thomas Chalmers - Natural theology - 1834 - 333 pages
...sections, demonstrated by a laborious analysis, remained in applicable till they came to be embodied m the real masses and movements of astronomy. " These...practical utility can be brought to approximate." Hcrschell's Discourse, p. 28. " They show how largo a part pure reason has to perform m the examination...
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The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God ..., Volume 9

Francis Henry Egerton Earl of Bridgewater - Natural theology - 1836
...the discoveries made in the region of pure thought to the facts and phenomena of actual nature — as when the properties of conic sections, demonstrated...practical utility can be brought to approximate." Herschell's Discourse, p. 28. "They show how large a part pure-reason has to perform in the examination...
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On the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God: As Manifested in the Adaptation of ...

Thomas Chalmers - Human beings - 1836 - 276 pages
...they came to be embodied in the real masses and movements of astronomy. "These marvellous compulations might almost seem to have been devised on purpose...practical utility can be brought to approximate." Herschell's Discourse, p. 28. "They show how large a part pure reason has to perform in the examination...
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On the power, wisdom and goodness of God: as manifested in the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Chalmers - Human beings - 1839
...preliminary discourse on the study of Natural Philosophy, on this adaptation of the abstract'idsas to the concrete realities, of the discoveries made...refinement and practical utility can be brought to approximate."—Herschel's Discourse, p. 28. " They show how large a part pure reason has to perform...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...and ruin, are daily and hourly staked with perfect confidence on these marvellous computations, which might almost seem to have been devised on purpose...practical utility can be brought to approximate."— Sir John Herschel. A WHITE sail gleaming on the flood, And the bright orbed sun on high, Are all that...
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