The Palace Of The Great King; Or, The Power, Wisdom And Goodness Of God, Illustrated In The…

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byHollis Read

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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. 1859. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. The Elementaey Paeticles of Things--Varieties Chemical--The same law of Variety pervades the Atomic World--" Ultimate Molecules," or Elementary Particles--The Particles composing a Ray of Light or a Drop of Water. " Measured on the vast scale of the universe, the globe we inhabit appears but an atom; and yet, within the compass of this atom, what an inexhaustible variety of objects is contained! what an endless diversity of phenomena! what wonderful changes are occurring in rapid and perpetual succession! Throughout the whole series of terrestrial beings, what studied arrangements, what preconcerted adaptations, what multiplied evidences of intention, what signal proofs of beneficent design exist to attract our notice, to excite our curiosity, and to animate our inquiries!" We are amazed at the monuments of the divine power and wisdom which we behold in the boundless firmament of the heavens. No human intellect can comprehend such grandeur; no imagination can measure it. Yet not the less wonderful are the manifestations of the same divine attributes, as seen displayed in the less magnificent and the more minute operations on our own planet. We have taken a hasty survey of our world as a whole, and as seen through the eyes of the geographer. We have seen Bridgewater Treatise, by Peter Mark Roget. into how many tens of thousands of shapes, and forms, and natures, matter has been moulded, so as to produce a countless number of objects, all fitted to gratify the taste, to please the eye, to minister to the appetite, and to meet the wants and necessities of man. This will appear still more obvious, as we shall, in a subsequent chapter, consider more in detail the vegetable and animal kingdoms. But let us pause here for a few moments and humbly se...

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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. 1859. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. The Elementaey Paeticles of Things--Varieties Chemical--The same law of Variety pervades the Atomic World--" Ultim...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217100562

ISBN - 13:9780217100564

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