The Religious Philosopher: Or, The Right Use of Contemplating the Works of the Creator ... Designed for the Conviction of Atheists and Intidels, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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J. Senex, 1720 - Natural theology
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Contents

Sect XLF About RefraEiion and Twilight
414
Many Particles preserve their Properties in
420
The Invisibility and Insipidity of the Air
426
An Experiment to shew that Mists
432
The Trade Winds and Monsoons
439
The Third Experiment the Moving
446
The Seventh Experiment the Dimi
451
Sect XXL Air that is most Compressed is most
452
The Eleventh Experiment Wind
457
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Convictions from the foregoing Observations
471
That living Creatures Plants Minerals
474
Water must be divided into exceeding
484
Vapours descend by the Separation
490
Convictions from theme
496
Mountains collected Watry Vapours
507
V RainWater alone sufficient for Rivers
513
Objefiions anfwerd
519
Convictions from the foregoing Obferva
523
The Wonders of the Nile
525
The Uses of the
533
Sect LXI The fame Argument corroborated
545
Transition to the Earth
553
Different Productions and Powers from the fame Earth
556
Convictions from the foregoing Observations Sect VII Earth is never consumed nor becomes en tirely barren Sect VIII An Experiment proving that ...
561
Convictions from thence
562
The Earth seems to be render d Loathsome by Filth and Nafiinefs
563
Such Loathfomnefs prevented and Convicti ons from thence Sect XII The Circulation of almost all things from Earth to Earth and Convictions from t...
565
Several Texts of Scripture proving the fame and Convictions from the whole
566
An Experiment about distiled Earth Sect XV The Earth produces Instruments applicable to the rendering itself more useful
569
Gold may be burnt and reduced to Dust Sect XVIII About PreciousStones Sect XIX Atheistical Objections answered Sect XX About the Loadstone Se...
571
The Christian Religion is no Art of Politicians
597
Atheists differ from the wisest
599
Concerning the Frigid Zones Sect XL The Impossibility of approaching the Poles
600
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Convictions from thence Sect IV It is still uncertain what Fire
604
The first Reason for the abovefaid Opinion Sect VIN The second Reason and an Experiment Sect IX The third Reason and an Experiment Sect
608
The fifth Reason and several Experiments
613
The Wisdom of Him who restrains
619
Fire in the Air and an Experiment
625
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Of Procreation in general
644
The Motion of Animals in general
652
Convictions from the foregoing Observa
660
Of the Feet of WaterFowl
665
Pistes swim with their tails Sect XXXII The Use of their Fins Sect XXXIII Creatures that live in the Air see confusedly in the Water
681
to prevent this confused Sight Fishes are endowed with rounder Eyes
683
the Curse appears from the Produ ction of Fishes Sect XXXVIII Creeping Creatures not yet thorough ly known Sect XXXIX OfInsectsSilkwormsCate...
687
Atheists deny their ovon Principles
688
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transition to the Plants in general Sect II Without Earth and Water no Plants will spring from their Seeds
698
Every Seed has its SeedPlant
699
the SeedRoot and Pluma in a Bean Sect V Every Plant has two Roots Sect VI the Cavity in the Bean for the Pluma
702
The Hole in the Skin for the RootSprout Sect VIII The Nutricious Juice or Sap changes its way in the Seed
703
the SeedLeaves and their
704
Sect
705
Considerations on the Texts in John xli 14
706
The Structure of the Trunk in an AshTree
716
Sect XXI Convictions from the foregoing Observations
723
Sect XXVII XXVIII The Structure of Flowers
732
Of the Curse of the Earth
739
Of SeaPlants
745

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Page 543 - Fear ye not me? Saith the LORD: will ye not tremble at my presence, which have placed the sand for the bound of the sea by a perpetual decree, that it cannot pass it: and though the waves thereof toss themselves, yet can they not prevail; though they roar, yet can they not pass over it?
Page 640 - And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea ; into your hand are they delivered.
Page 706 - But fome man will fay, How are the dead raifed up ? and with what body do they come ? Thou fool, that which thou foweft is not quickened, except it die : And that which thou foweft, thou foweft not that body that mall be, but bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of fome other grain : But GOD giveth it a body as it hath pleafed Him, and to every feed His own body.
Page 665 - Behold the fowls of the air : for they fow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns ; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they ? Which of you, by taking thought, can add one cubit unto his ftature?
Page 351 - Philosopher: or, the Right Use of Contemplating the Works of the Creator. I. In the wonderful Structure of Animal Bodies, and in particular Man, II. In the no less wonderful and wise Formation of the Elements and their various Effects upon Animal and Vegetable Bodies, And III. In the most amazing Structure of the Heavens, with all its Furniture. Designed for the Conviction of Atheists and Infidels.
Page 736 - Sweat of thy Face Jhalt thou eat Bread, till thou return unto the Ground; For out of it...
Page 667 - Sea fhall declare unto thee. Who knoweth not in all thefe, that the Hand of the Lord hath wrought this > In whofe Hand is the Soul of every living Thing, and the Breath of all Mankind.
Page 623 - ... melt with fervent heat, the earth alfo and the works that are therein (hall fee burnt up.
Page 543 - Who hatb, placed the fand for the bound of the fea, by a perpetual decree that it cannot pafs ; and the waters thereof tofs.themfelves, yet can they not prevail ; though they roar, yet can they not pafs over it.
Page 474 - Power, he hath, eftablifhed the World by his Wifdom, and hath ftretched out the Heavens by his Difcretion. When he uttereth his Voice, there is a Multitude of Waters in the Heavens, and he caufeth the Vapours to afcend from the Ends of the Earth : He maketh Lightnings with Rain, and bringeth forth the Wind out of his Treafures. Am I a God at hand, faith the Lord, and not xxiii.

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