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" The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water works at London Bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe, is inferior, in impetus and velocity, to the blood gushing from the whale's heart. "
The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume of Sermons ... - Page 85
by William Paley - 1830
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

Books and bookselling - 1788
...that probably ten or fifteen gallons of blood are throws out at one irroke, and moved with an immenfe velocity through a tube of a foot diameter, the whole idea fills the mind with wonder. The membranous portion of the poflerior noitrils is one canal ; but when in the bon/ part, in mod of them,...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1802
...dissection of a whale. • The aorta measured a fool diame' tef. Ten or fifteen gallons of blood 4 is thrown out of the heart at a • stroke, with an immense velocity, ' through a lube of a foot Diameter.' The whole idea fills the mind with wonder." /. 164—166. The communication...
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A Chymical Catechism, Or, The Application of Chymistry to the Arts: For the ...

Samuel Parkes - Chemistry - 1807 - 334 pages
...heart." According to Dr. Hunter, ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart uf a whale at a stroke, with an immense velocity, through a tube...diameter. The whole idea fills the mind with wonder. See Dr. Hunter'<Bccount of the disjection of a whale* in the Philosophical Transactions. " It was necessary...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - Theology - 1810
...water works at London Bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe, is inferi* our, in impetus and velocity, to the blood gushing from...stroke with an immense velocity, through a tube of 3 foot diameter. The whole idea fills the mind with wonder."* The account which we have here stated,...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - God - 1811 - 548 pages
...dissection of a whale :— " The aorta measured a foot diameter. Ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart at a stroke, with an immense...mind with wonder*." •The account which we have here staled, of the injection of blood into the arteries by the contraction, and of the corresponding reception...
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The Spirit of the English Magazines

American periodicals - 1830
...whale, states that the aorta measured a foot in diameter, and that ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart at a stroke with an immense velocity, through a tube of a foot diameter. It has been well observed, that we cannot be sufficiently grateful that all our vital motions are involuntary,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1840
...the dissection of a whale : " The aorta measured a foot diameter. Ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart at a stroke, with an immense velocity, through a tube of a foot in diameter. The whole idea fills the mind with wonder.'^ Observe these facts, we repeat, and what...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - Natural history - 1824 - 394 pages
...water works at London Bridge ; and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe, is inferior, in impetus and velocity, to the blood gushing from...corresponding reception of it from the veins by the dilation, of the cavities of the heart, and of the circulation being thereby maintained through the...
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The Chemist, Volume 1

1824
...heart." According to Dr. Hunter, ten or fifteen gallons of blood are thrown out of the heart of a whale at a stroke, with an immense velocity, through a tube of a foot diameter. The whole ideafillsthemind with wonder.' See Dr. Hunter's account of the dissection of a whale, in the Philosophical...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824
...of the heart at a stroke, with an immense velo;;ity, throughatube of a foot diameter. The whole ulea fills the mind with wonder."* The account which we have here stated, of thn injection of blood into the arteries by the contraciion, and of the corresponding reception of...
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