'After this life - what next?' Being considerations on the future state of man, based on intelligible truth (Google eBook)

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Page 142 - And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
Page 67 - is a definite combination of heterogeneous changes, both simultaneous and successive, in correspondence with external coexistences and sequences.
Page 87 - I teach you nothing,' he says, ' but what you might learn yourselves viz., the observance of the three fundamental laws of relation between sovereign and subject, father and child, husband and wife ; and the five capital virtues universal charity, impartial justice, conformity to ceremonies and established usages, rectitude of heart and mind, and pure sincerity.
Page 62 - This abrupt appearance of man in his full proportions, his association with animals, the greater part of which still survive, and his introduction at the close of that great and as yet very mysterious revolution of the earth which we call the Glacial period, accords, as I have elsewhere endeavoured to show, with the analogy of geological science...
Page 88 - There may be some meaning in them, and they may affect your welfare in a way you do not know of. As for the genii and spirits, sacrifice to them: I have nothing to tell regarding them, whether they exist or not; but their worship is part of an august and awful ceremonial, which a wise man will not neglect or despise.
Page ii - ... honestis, invidia vel amore vigil torquebere. nam cur, quae laedunt oculum, festinas demere ; si quid est animum, differs curandi tempus in annum...
Page 155 - Lo ! to the wintry winds the pilot yields His bark, careering o'er unfathomed fields ; Now on Atlantic waves he rides afar, Where Andes, giant of the western star, With meteor standard to the winds unfurled, Looks from his throne of clouds o'er half the world.
Page 108 - Lord, how manifold are thy works! In wisdom thou hast made them all...
Page 30 - ... the following: If the present universe be not the best that is possible, it must be either because God did not know of the (supposed) better universe, or because God was not able to create that better one, or was not willing to create it. Now every one of these hypotheses is irreconcilable with the attributes of God : the first, with His omniscience ; the second, with His omnipotence ; and the third, with His goodness. See Leibnitz, Theodicea...
Page 68 - Thus he has the hardihood to say : " Even Herbert Spencer, who would be very glad to prove the opposite* says, in his Biology, ' The proximate chemical principles or chemical units albumen, fibrine, gelatine, or the hypothetical proteine substance cannot possess the property of forming the endlessly varied structures of animal forms.

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