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" The Author of nature has not given laws to the universe, which, like the institutions of men, carry in themselves the elements of their own destruction. He has not permitted, in his works, any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we... "
Principles of geology; or, The modern changes of the earth and its ... - Page 54
by Sir Charles Lyell - 1865 - 834 pages
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Works, with a memoir of the author, Volume 1

John Playfait - 1822
...their own destruction. He has not permitted, in his works, any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future...to the present system, at some determinate period ; but we may safely conclude, that this great catastrophe will not be brought about by any of the laws...
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Religio medici [ed. by T. Chapman].

Thomas Browne (sir.) - 1831
...their own destruction. He has not permitted in his works any symptom of infancy or old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future or their past duration. //c may put an end, as he no doubt gave a beginning, to the present system at some determinate period...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1832
...their own destruction. He has not permitted in His works any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future...laws now existing, and that it is not indicated by anything which we perceive *.' The party feeling excited against the Huttonian doctrines, and the open...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - History - 1836
...their own destruction. He has not permitted, in his works, any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future...to the present system, at some determinate period ; but we may safely conclude that this great catastrophe will not be brought about by any of the laws...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1837 - 1337 pages
...their own destruction. He has not permitted in His works any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future or their past duration. He may put an end, as fie no doubt gave a beginning, to the present system, at some determinate period of time ; but we may...
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History of the inductive sciences, from the earliest to the ..., Volume 3

William Whewell - Science - 1837
...nature," it was said, " has not permitted in His works any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future or their past duration:" and the example of the planetary system was referred to in illustration of this ' . And the persuasion...
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History of the Inductive Sciences: From the Earliest to the ..., Volume 3

William Whewell - Science - 1837
...nature," it was said, " has not permitted in His works any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future or their past duration :" and the example of the planetary system was referred to in illustration of this5. And the persuasion...
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The age of the earth considered geologically and historically

William Rhind - Earth - 1838 - 192 pages
...their own destruction ; he has not permitted in his works any symptom of infancy or of old age, or any sign by which we may estimate either their future...— to the present system at some determinate period ; but we may safely conclude, that this great catastrophe will not be brought about by any of the laws...
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Theologiĉ dogmaticĉ tractus ...

Francis Patrick Kenrick - Theology, Doctrinal - 1840
...xü. l . (3) PS. viü. 5, (7) i Tim. vi. 15. (4) Ad Titum. iii. 4. (8) Matt. v. 6. 1 Cor. x. 31. (9) " He may put an end, as he no doubt gave a beginning to the present system." Playfair'e Works, vokiv. p. 55. cit. a Lyell; fere saeculorum sériera effluxisse velint ex quo mundus...
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Religio Medici: Together with a Letter to a Friend on the Death of His ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1845 - 388 pages
...to imply, and the literal commentators do conceive : for unfpeakable myfteries in the Scriptures are may put an end, as he no doubt gave a beginning, to the prefent fyftem at fome determinate period of time ; but we may reft affured that this great cataftrophe...
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