Faith and Thought, Том 42

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Victoria Institute., 1910
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Стр. 222 - I happened to read for amusement ' Malthus on Population,' and being well prepared to appreciate the struggle for existence which everywhere goes on from long-continued observation of the habits of animals and plants, it at once struck me that under these circumstances favourable variations would tend to be preserved, and unfavourable ones to be destroyed. The result of this would be the formation of new species.
Стр. 304 - Thou seemest human and divine, The highest, holiest manhood, thou : ; Our wills are ours, we know not how; Our wills are ours, to make them thine.
Стр. 222 - In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic enquiry, I happened to read for amusement ' Malthus on Population,' and being well prepared to appreciate the struggle for existence which everywhere goes on from long-continued observation of the habits of animals and plants, it at once struck me that under these circumstances favourable variations would tend to be preserved, and unfavourable...
Стр. 90 - A miracle is a violation of the laws of nature; and as a firm and unalterable experience has established these laws, the proof against a miracle, from the very nature of the fact, is as entire as any argument from experience can possibly be imagined.
Стр. 344 - Guineas qualifies for the office of Vice-Patron, with all the privileges of a Life Member or Life Associate. [It is to be understood, that only such as are professedly Christians are entitled to become Members.] *#* Subscriptions are payable to the " VICTORIA INSTITUTE'S" credit at " Ransom's Bank," 1, Pall Mall East, SW, or may be remitted to the Secretary, at the Office.
Стр. 93 - That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavours to establish; and even in that case there is a mutual destruction of arguments, and the superior only gives us an assurance suitable to that degree of force, which remains, after deducting the inferior.
Стр. 86 - Amid the mysteries which become the more mysterious the more they are thought about, there will remain the ONE absolute certainty, that he is ever in the presence of an Infinite and Eternal Energy from which all things proceed.
Стр. 42 - On ascending these hills, fossilised charcoal is everywhere met with, covered apparently with ashes, but on closer examination, this ash is also found to be a petrifaction, and so hard, that it can scarcely be scraped off with a knife. On the summit another curiosity is found, namely, a long row of beams, resembling the former, but fixed perpendicularly in the sandstone. The ends, which project from seven to ten inches, are, for the greater part, broken.
Стр. 301 - The Will is simply the man. Any act of Will is the expression of the man as he, at the time, is. The motive issuing in his act, the object of his Will, the idea which, for the time, he sets himself to realise, are but the same thing in different words.
Стр. 10 - Institute being thus made by subscribing Form A, as before prescribed, such application shall be considered as ipso facto pledging all who are thereupon admitted as Members or Associates to observe the Rules and Bye-Laws of the Society, and as indicative of their desire and intention to further its objects and interests ; and it is also to be understood that only such as are professedly Christians are entitled to become Members.

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