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Muscular Cout, and Pulse of the Arteries, effe&ted by a kind
of Conftri&tion, or peristaltick Motion, and not merely by a
The Provision that is made for the easie and expedite Motion of
the Bones in their Articulations by a two-fold Juice. 1. An
and separated by certain Glandules made for that purpose
The Motion of the Gurs 289. Of the Liver" and use of the
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-
and different Parts so close, that there mould be no unneces.
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
The Confideration of the Formation of the Fæcus in the Womb
waved, the aliy
The Construction of a Set of Temporary Parts, for the use of
the fæcus only while in the Womb, a clear Proof of Dea
Roots, which are his Natural Food, as likewise the Porpese
for rooting up of Sand- Eels
Temper of Animals, their Place and Minner of Living
2. By Lungs, with but one Ventricle. 3. By Gills, with
No Epiglcctis in Elephants, and why; and how that Crea.
The use of rapacious Crcatures swallowing some of the Hair,
in analyzing of Bedies, and separating their Parts, and out-
An Answer to an Ohje&tion against the Wisdom of God, in making
evade all our Arguments and Instances, to demonstrate the
An Obje&tion against the Wisdom of God, in creating such a mul-
Many Practical Inferences and Observations, from 375, to the
End of the Book.
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.
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