The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God, as Manifested in the Creation. Treatise I-IX.: On the power, wisdom and goodness of God, as manifested in the creation of animals, by William Kirby. 2d ed
W. Pickering, 1837 - Natural theology
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Page 413 - My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.
Page 47 - Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees ; Lives through all life, extends through all extent, Spreads undivided, operates unspent...
Page 490 - And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark : and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters assuaged...
Page 6 - gan war, and fowl with fowl, And fish with fish: to graze the herb all leaving, Devour'd each other; nor stood much in awe Of man, but fled him, or, with countenance grim Glared on him passing.
Page 6 - For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living. For he created all things, that they might have their being: and the generations of the world were healthful; and there is no poison of destruction in them, nor the kingdom of death upon the earth: (for righteousness is immortal: ) but ungodly men with their works and words called it to them...
Page xlviii - They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand...
Page 486 - All the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
Page 46 - Let us hope that the day is approaching when 'the knowledge of the Lord shall cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.
Page 76 - I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light. I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly. I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled. I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger.