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" A bee amongst the flowers in spring is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy, and so pleased ; yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half... "
The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume of Sermons ... - Page 236
by William Paley - 1830
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...is one of the most cheerful objects that con bo looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoymeut : so busy and so pleased : yet it is only a specimen...insect life, with which, by reason of the animal being half-domesticated, we happen to be better acquainted. 'Tis a picture in memory distinctly defined,...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...being half domesticated, we happen to.be better, acquainted than we are with that of others.—The whole winged insect tribe, it is probable, are equally intent upon their proper iinployments anil, under every variety of constitution, gratified, and perhaps equally gratified, by...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy and so pleased : yet it...better acquainted than we are with that of others."* Such is the seemingly happy existence of that minute species of life, which is so abundant in every...
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Views of the Creation

Natural history - 1822 - 178 pages
...that 5*oDe of the most cheer.<p,'fe " pe,rf to can be looked upor> be all enjoyment, so busy and go pleased,, • Yet it is only a specimen of insect life, with which; by reason of the animal being domesticated, we happen to be better acquainted than we are with that of others. The whole tribe of...
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A Grammar of Composition: Including a Practical Review of the Principles of ...

William Russell - English language - 1823 - 150 pages
...objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment: it is always busy, and always pleased ; yet it is only a specimen of insect life,...we happen to be better acquainted than we are with others. The whole winged insect tribe, it is probable, are equally intent upon then, proper employments,...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824
...flowers in spring, is one ! of the most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy, and so pleased , yet it...life, with which, by reason of the animal being half doi mestieated, we happen to be better acquainted than i we are with that of others. The whale winged...
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Natural Theology: Or Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - Natural history - 1826 - 288 pages
...flowers in spring, is one of the cheerfullest objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment; so busy, and so pleased ; yet it...happen to be better acquainted than we are with that of others.—The whole winged insect tribe, it is probable, are equally intent upon their proper employments...
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Views of the Creation

Creation - 1826 - 180 pages
...flowers in spring is one of llie most cheerful objects that can be looked upon. Its life appears to be all enjoyment, so busy and so pleased. Yet it is...insect life^ with which, by reason of the animal being domesticated, we happen to be better acquainted than we are with that of others. The whole tribe of...
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A Treatise on the Philosophy of the Human Mind: Being the Lectures ..., Volume 2

Thomas Brown, Levi Hedge - Philosophy - 1827
...flowers in spring, is one of the most cheerful objects that can be looked ug>on. Its life appears to be all enjoyment ; so busy and so pleased : yet it...better acquainted than we are with that of others." * Such is the seemingly happy existence of that minute species of life, which is so abundant in every...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...of insect life, with which, because the animal is half domesticated, we are better acquainted than with that of others. The whole winged insect tribe,...variety of constitution, gratified, and perhaps equally, by the offices which- the Author of their nature has assigned to them. Nor are the waters less peopled...
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