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" ... suppose that we can enter into them to any but a very small degree. They doubtless go immeasurably beyond our mode of understanding or conceiving them. But to a certain extent we can go. We can go so far as to see that they are Ends and Purposes.... "
Rudiments of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy - Page 113
by Denison Olmsted - 1852 - 115 pages
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On the philosophy of discovery: chapters historical and critical

William Whewell - Philosophy - 1860 - 531 pages
...to see that they are Ends and Purposes. It is not a vain presumption in us to suppose that we know that the eye was made for seeing and the ear for hearing. In this the most pious of men see nothing impious : the most cautious philosophers see nothing rash....
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A Compendium of Astronomy: Containing the Elements of the Science ...

Astronomy - 1866 - 287 pages
...attractions, since their distance renders such an . effect entirely insensible. If they are suns, and if ihey exert no important agencies upon our world, but are...the eye was made for seeing and the ear for hearing. It is obvious to inquire next, to what they dispense these gifts if not to planetary worlds ; and why...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 38

Medicine - 1866
...ordered from design, throughout nature. He thought that he recognised, as most men will ever think, that the eye was made for seeing, and the ear for hearing ; and in the course of the reflections which issued in his great discovery of the circulation, he looked...
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

William Jackson - Natural theology - 1874 - 398 pages
...to see that they are Ends and Purposes. It is not a Vain presumption in us to suppose that we know that the eye was made for seeing and the ear for hearing. In this the most pious of men see nothing impious : the most cautious philosophers see nothing rash....
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The philosophy of natural theology, an essay which obtained a prize at ...

1874
...to see that they are Ends and Purposes. It is not a vain presumption in us to suppose that wo know that the eye was made for seeing and the ear for hearing. In this the most pious of men see nothing impious : the most cautious philosophers see nothing rash....
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

Natural theology - 1875 - 398 pages
...to see that they are Ends and Purposes. It is not a vain presumption in us to suppose that we know that the eye was made for seeing and the ear for hearing. In this the most pious of men see nothing impious: the most cautious philosophers see nothing rash....
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LETTERS ON ASTRONOMY, IN WHICH THE ELEMENTS OF THE SCIENCE.

DENISON OLMSTED, LLD., - 1840
...to this purpose ; nor, finally, to influence the earth by their attractions, since their distarfbe renders such an effect entirely insensible. If they...the eye was made for seeing and the ear for hearing. It is obvious to inquire, next, to what they dispense these gifts, if not to planetary worlds; and...
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