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" In crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever: nor would it perhaps be very easy to show the... "
Natural Theology: The Arguments of Paley, Brougham, and the Bridgewater ... - Page 80
by George Ensor - 1838 - 60 pages
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge

1808
...fiane, and were afked how the ftone caroe to be there, I might poflibly anfwer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be very eafy to mew the abfurdity of this anfwer. But fuppote I had found a watch upon the ground, and ir mould...
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The Monthly Review

1803
...ttont, and were asked how the stone came to be there, I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever: nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of tin's answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, ai:d it should...
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Annual Register, Volume 47

Edmund Burke - History - 1807
...thing I knew to the contrary, it had Iain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be enquired how the watch happened to be in that place, I should hardly think of the answer which I had...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1807
...stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, 1 might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of tins answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 47

History - 1807
...stone, ind were asked how the stone came to be there, 1 might possibly answer, that, for any ihini; I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be тегу ea>y to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I bad found a watch upon (lit; ground,...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - Theology - 1810
...thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there forever ; nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be enquired how the watch happened to be in that place, I should hardly think of the answer which I had...
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A body of divinity...: With notes, original and selected, Volume 1

Thomas Ridgley - 1814
...the contrary, it had lain there lor ever; nor would it, perhaps, be very easy to shew the alwtirdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be enquired how the watch happened to be in that place, I should hardly think of the answer which I had...
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A Body of Divinity: Wherein the Doctrines of the Christian ..., Volume 1

Thomas Ridgley - Presbyterianism - 1814
...stone came to be there, I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it hid lain there for ever ; nor would it, perhaps, be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a roa»cA upon the ground, and it should...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - 1816
...stone, and were asked low the stone came to be there ; I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever :...to show the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I kd found a watch upon the ground, and it ihould be inquired how the watch happened to be in that place...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, I might possibly answer that, for any thing I knew to the contrary-, it had lain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be...
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