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" A law presupposes an agent ; for it is only the mode, according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power ; for it is the order, according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power, which are both distinct from itself, the... "
Dictionary of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences, According to the ... - Page 314
by James Mitchell - 1823 - 576 pages
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge

Religion - 1808
...of language .to affign any law, as the efficient, operative caufe of any thing. A. law prefuppoles an agent ; for it is only the mode, according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power; for it is the order, according to which that power a£ts. "Without this agent, without this...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

William Clarke - Great Britain - 1802
...It n я perversion of language to assign any law, as the efficient, operative cause of any thing. Л law presupposes an agent ; for it is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power ; for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1803
...nature," or when the order of the universo is referred to " mechanism." But " a law pré-supposés an agent, for it is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds: it implies a power, for it is the order according increased. Mr. Blunt labours \viih uncommon zeal to recommend...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1807
...metallic nature. It is a perversion of language to assign any Jaw as the efficient operative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it...mode, according to which an agent proceeds, it implies a power ; for it is the order, according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 47

History - 1807
...metallic nature. It is a perversion of language to assign any law as the efficient operative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it...mode, according to which an agent proceeds, it implies a power ; for it is the order, according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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Annual Register, Volume 47

Edmund Burke - History - 1807
...metallicnaturc. It is a perversion of language to assign any law as the efficient ope. rative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it...mode, according to which an agent proceeds, it implies a power ; for it is the order, according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley, George Wilson Meadley - Theology - 1810
...once more, that it is a perversion of language to assign any law, as the efficient, operative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it...according to which an agent proceeds ; it implies a power, for it is the order according to whigh * Ch. I. Sect. vii. that power acts. Without this agent,...
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Beauties Selected from the Writings of the Late William Paley, D.D ...

William Paley, William Hamilton Reid - Theology - 1810 - 325 pages
...metalic nature. It is a perversion of language to assign any law, as the efficient, operative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it is only the mode,. according to. which an acent proceeds : it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - God - 1811 - 548 pages
...metallic nature. It is a perversion of language to assign any laws, as the efficient, operative cause of any thing. A law presupposes an agent ; for it...according to which an agent proceeds : it implies a power ; for it is the order, according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this...
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Natural theology: or, Evidence of the existence and attributes of the Deity

William Paley - 1813
...perversion of language to assign any law, as the efficient, operative cause of any thing. A law presupposed an agent, for it is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds ; it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power,...
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