... universe above and around him, so vast the eternity into which he is plunged, so majestic the laws that control and govern the whole — man set in the centre of a mighty universe filled with life, pulsating with planets and systems, some afar off,... The Pathway of Angels: A Lectureby Emanuel Swedenborg (Spirit) - 1881 - 16 pagesFull view
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J. C. Street - Metaphysics - 1889 - 598 pages
...life yields a greater fruitage of intelligence so feeble is man on earth, so mighty is the CJ *— ' universe above and around him, so vast the eternity...all suggesting life, without the capacity to know wherof that life may exist or where it may be found. With glimmerings of light from within, man, not...