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Of the Bladder, its Structure and Use of the Kidneys and Glans

dules, and Vreters, their composition and Uses ibid.

The adapting all the Bones, Muscles, and Vejjels, to their sea

veral Uses, and the j?yning and compacting of them together



The Geometrical Contrivance of the Muscles, and fitting them

for their several Motions and Actions, according to the exact-
eit kules of Mechanicks

The pucking and thrusting together such a multitude of various

and different Parts so close, that there mould be no unneces.
jary Vacuity in the Body, nor any clashing between them, but
mutual assistance, admirable


Membranes capable of a prodigio:s extention, use, in Gejtation


The Parts that seem of little or 110 use, as the Fat, mewn to be

greatly weful 292. How separated from the Blood, and re-

ceived into it again

293, 294

The Confideration of the Formation of the Fæcus in the Womb

waved, the aliy

295, 296



What a fitness the Seed bath to fashion and form, and why

the Child resembles the Parent, and sometimes the AR-


- 295

The Construction of a Set of Temporary Parts, for the use of

the fæcus only while in the Womb, a clear Proof of Dea


No equivocal or spontaneous Generation, but that all Animals

are generated by Animal-Parents of their own kind 298,

299. and probably all Plants too produced ty Seed, and

none spontaneous, proved and vindicated, and the Obje&tions

against it answered

i 300 to 307

That the Cossus of the Ancients was not the Hexapod of a

Beetle, as I thought, but an Eruca, agreed with Dr.



7be Louse searching out fordid and nasty Cloths to harbour

and breed in, probably designed to deter Men and Women

from Sluttishness and Uncleanliness .


An additional and most effe&tual Argument against Spontaneous

Generation ; viz. That there are no new Species of Ani-

mals produced

308, 309

Whence those vast Numbers of small Frogs, which have been

observed to appear upon refreshing Sbovers, after Drought do

probably proceed, mewon in an Instance of his own Observati.

ons by Mr. Derham

316, 317

of Toads found in the Heart of Timber-trees, and in the middle"

of great Stones

323, 324

Miscellaneous Observations concerning the Stru&ture, Aitions,

and Ules of some parts of Animals omitted in the first Part.

As also the Reasons of some Instin&ts and A&tions of Brutes

325, 326, &c. The Swines Snout fitted for digging up of

Roots, which are his Natural Food, as likewise the Porpese

for rooting up of Sand- Eels
The Manner and Organs of Respiration accommodate to the

Temper of Animals, their Place and Minner of Living

Mewon in three forts of Respiration. 1. By Lungs, wilh

two Ventricles of the Heart in hotter Animals 327.

2. By Lungs, with but one Ventricle. 3. By Gills, with
one only Ventricle of the Heart 329, &c. Why the Fora,

men Ovale, is kept open in fome Amphibious Animals 330.

In some of them the Epiglorris is large, and why 331.

No Epiglcctis in Elephants, and why; and how that Crea.
tiire secures himself from Mice creeping up his Proboscis into

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Pfal. 104. 24 Horo manifold are thy Works, O Lord! In Wifi

dom haft thou made them all. T N these Words are two Clauses, in the

first whereof the Pfalmift adınires the Multitude of God's Works, How manifold are thy Works, O Lord! In the se

cond he celebrates his Wisdoin in the Creation of them ; In Wisdom bast thou made them all.

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Of the first of these I shall say little, only briefly run over the Works of this visible World, and give some guess at the Number of them; whence it will appear, that upon this account they will deserve Admiration, the Number of them being uninvestigable by us, and so affording us a demonstrative Proof of the unlimited extent of the Creator's Skill, and the facundity of his Wisdom and Power. That the number of corporeal Creatures is unmeasurably great, and known only to the Creator himself, may thus probably be collected : First of all, The Numbers of fix'd Stars is on all hands acknowledg'd to be next to infinite : Secondly, Every fix'd Star, in the now-receiv'd Hypothesis, is a Sun or Sun-like Body, and in like manner incircled with a Chorus of Planets moving about it; for the fix'd Stars are not all placed in one and the same concave Spherical Superficies, and equidistant from us, as they seem to be, but are varioully and disorderly situate, some nearer, fome further off, just like Trees in a Wood or Forest; as Gassendus exemplifies thein. And as in a Wood, tho' the Trees grow never so irregularly, yet the Eye

foever remov'd, describes still a Circle of Trees : So would it in like manner where-ever it were in the Forest or Stars, describe a spherical Superficies about it. Thirdly, Each of these Planets is in all likelihood furnished with as great variety of corporeal Creatures, animate and inanimate, as the Earth is, and all as different

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