Sturm's Reflection on the Works of God: And of His Providence Throughout All Nature

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W. Milner, 1845 - 672 pages
 

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Contents

On the Use of Bread
45
An Uniformity of Temperature would be disadvantage
51
The
58
Upon Life and Death
64
Of Brutes
71
Principles of Combustion generally diffused throughout
78
Causes of the Vicissitudes of Heat and Cold
85
Winter is an Emblem of Life
91
Unpleasant Weather
97
Power of God displayed in the minutest Objects
103
Hoarfrost
110
Means which contribute to fertilize the Earth
111
Grandeur and Distance of the
120
The Change of Seasons
126
Every Thing created has its
132
Gradual Approach of Night
140
Hymn for the Commencement of Spring
146
Abundant Riches of Nature
152
The Milkyway
158
Diversity of Soil
164
Prognostic Signs of the Weather
171
Of Respiration
178
Relations that all Creatures have for each other
184
of the constituent parts of Water
186
The Universal Care of God over his Creatures
192
Pleasure derived from the Contemplation of Nature
199
System of the World
204
Blossoms of Trees
205
Buds of Flowers
217
Order observed in the Succession of Flowers
224
Sentiments excited by the Conteroplation of the Heavens
231
Of the Number and Magnitude of Creatures upon
238
Complaints of Men against the Laws of Nature
245
Prodigious Number of Plants upon the Earth
251
Plurality of Worlds
252
Vivifying Power of the Sun
259
Diversity of Flowers
265
Immensity of the Firmament
272
Cherries
281
Structure of Birds
284
External Parts of Plants 200 External Parts of Plants
288
Caterpillars
294
The Pleasures which Summer offers to our Senses
300
Manner in which Thunder is formed
307
The Blight
314

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Page 220 - The eyes of all wait upon thee ; And thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, And satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Page 36 - And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good : and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
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