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" So again it is difficult to avoid personifying the word Nature ; but I mean by Nature, only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us. "
The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page 27
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 pages
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Electronic books - 1866 - 593 pages
...ruling the movements of the planets? Every one knows what is meant and is implied by such metaphorical expressions ; and they are almost necessary for brevity....Nature, only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us. With a little familiarity such...
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Faith and Thought, Volume 2

Religion and science - 1867
...ruling the movements of the planets ? Every one knows what is meant and is implied by such metaphorical expressions, and they are almost necessary for brevity....Nature only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." — (P. 91-2.) Now, I think...
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Benedict de Spinoza: His Life, Correspondence, and Ethics

Robert Willis - Ethics - 1870 - 647 pages
...power or Deity ; ' and by ' Nature,' he says, ' I mean the aggregate action and product of many natural laws ; and by Laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us.' — Darwin, Origin of Species, 4th Ed. p. 92. To conclude : ' Pantheistic Immaneney properly considered,'...
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The Great Problem: The Higher Ministry of Nature Viewed in the Light of ...

John R. Leifchild - Natural theology - 1872 - 543 pages
...ruling the movements of the planets ? Every one knows what is meant and is implied by such metaphorical expressions, and they are almost necessary for brevity....Nature only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by-laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." So far this is clear enough,...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 12-13

American Philosophical Society - Anthropology - 1873
...invokes not His aid in the processes of nature ; nor yet does he deify nature, but says this of her : "It is difficult to avoid personifying the word nature...laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." It is obvious that the effect of the theory is displacement of God from His works and from the mind...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 12

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1873
...invokes not His aid in the processes of nature ; nor yet does he deify nature, but says this of her : " It is difficult to avoid personifying the word nature...laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." It is obvious that the effect of the theory is displacement of God from His works and from the mind...
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The Story of Creation as Told by Theology and by Science

Thomas Suter ACKLAND - 1873 - 231 pages
...expressly excludes this sense of the word, in a sentence which seems to involve a self-contradiction. "I mean by nature only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by law only the ascertained sequence of events3." Law, in this sense, then, is simply...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...ruling the movements of the planets ? Every one knows what is meant and is implied by such metaphorical expressions; and they are almost necessary for brevity....Nature, only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us. With a little familiarity Ľuch...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 12

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1878
...invokes not His aid in the processes of nature ; nor yet does he deify nature, hut says this of her : " It is difficult to avoid personifying the word nature...laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." It is obvious that the effect of the theory is displacement of God from His works and from the mind...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 12

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1878
...nature, hut says this of her : "It is difficult to avoid personifying the word nature ; hut I mean hy nature, only the aggregate action and product of many...laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us. " It is obvious that the effect of the theory is displacement of God from His works and from the miud...
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