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Page 121 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Page 103 - Hitherto shalt thou come and no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.
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Page 61 - evidence of things not seen," in the fulness of Divine grace ; and was profound on this, the greatest concern of human life, while unable even to comprehend how the " inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit" could be the cause of the change of the seasons.
Page 115 - Rectify the globe to the latitude of the place; bring the sun's place in the ecliptic to the meridian, and set the index to XII.
Page 104 - These are thy glorious Works, Parent of good, Almighty! thine this universal frame, Thus wondrous fair: thyself how wondrous then, Unspeakable! who sitt'st above these heavens To us invisible, or dimly seen In these thy lowest works; yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and power divine.
Page 138 - Who by searching can find out God ; who can find out the Almighty to perfection...
Page 80 - The squares of the periods of revolution of any two planets are proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the sun.