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Religion and Chemistry: A Re-statement of an Old Argument
Josiah Parsons Cooke (Jr.)
Vista completa - 1880
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Página 72 - God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof. For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven ; To make the weight for the winds, and he weigheth the waters by measure.
Página 106 - That each, who seems a separate whole, Should move his rounds, and fusing all The skirts of self again, should fall Remerging in the general Soul, Is faith as vague as all unsweet: Eternal form shall still divide The eternal soul from all beside; And I shall know him when we meet...
Página 72 - When he made a decree for the rain, And a way for the lightning of the thunder : Then did he see it, and declare it ; He prepared it, yea, and searched it out. And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom ; And to depart from evil is understanding.
Página 71 - I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea -shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Página 31 - Who hath measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out heaven with the span, and comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance?
Página 260 - ... out of next-to-nothing. Grant us, — they seem to say, — any tiniest granule of power, so close upon zero that it is not worth begrudging ; allow it some trifling tendency to infinitesimal increment ; and we will show you how this little stock became the Kosmos, without ever taking a step worth thinking of, much less constituting a case for design. The argument is a mere appeal to an incompetency...
Página 5 - Day unto day uttereth speech: And night unto night showeth knowledge. There is no speech nor language: Where their voice is not heard.
Página 15 - ALL are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time ; Some with massive deeds and great, Some with ornaments of rhyme. Nothing useless is, or low ; Each thing in its place is best ; And what seems but idle show Strengthens and supports the rest...
Página 232 - Prometheus was an expression of a philosophical truth, which had not escaped the penetration of the ancients. Without light, nature were without life and without soul ; a beneficent God, in shedding light over creation, strewed the surface of the earth with organization, with sensation, and with thought.