Diary And Correspondence Of John Evelyn, F.r.s., Author Of The "sylva" (volume 3); To Which Is…

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byJohn Evelyn

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854. Excerpt: ... the rebellious party, what time as he condemned the dragon, and the rest of those lapsed spirits. Touching the eternity of the world, I suppose you mean de eternitate absolutd: for it were else hard to say which was first, the sun, or the light which it projects; since they are not only inseparable but simul tempore. God created the world in his mind from eternity say they: or, as others, Deus fecit aetemitatem, eeternitas fecit mundum. 50 Mercurius in Pimander. In that passage where you prove the existence of a Deity from the wonderful structure of the microcosm, Lactantius his book De opificio Dei would extremely delight and furnish you: and so, in all that Scala visibilium ad invisibilia, Dr. Charleton's "Darkness of Atheism," c. iv. 1. 5., p. 130, which I therefore mention to you, because one would not say much of that which has already been said in English. Would it not do also well to speak something of natural conscience?--I suppose where you speak of the pismire, and other insects, you mean they have not an intellectual memory; for a sensitive doubtless they have: and here you might appositely have said something concerning that Animalis Reliyio, of which Saint Ambrose speaks, distinguishing it from Aquinas' Religio rationalis. Concerning the lenity of God, upon which you have most rationally dilated, the 10th chapt. of the I. book of Proclus would extremely delight you. Touching the knowledge of God, you must by all means consult that admirable little treatise of M. Felix his Octavius; and 51 Aug. de Concubitu Angelorum, about our prayers to them: in which you have so imitated the divine S' Hierom, by your constant assertion of the Paradise deduced from Scripture, that more cannot be wished; yet something which S1 Paul has said 2 chapt. Epist. ad...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854. Excerpt: ... the rebellious party, what time as he condemned the dragon, and the rest of those lapsed spirits. Touching the eternity of the...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:138 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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