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" ... an infinite number of links, can no more support itself, than a chain composed of a finite number of links. And of this we are assured (though we never can have tried the experiment,) because, by increasing the number of links, from ten for instance... "
The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume of Sermons ... - Page 15
by William Paley - 1830
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 47

Edmund Burke - History - 1807
...the smallest approach, 3 N 4 , w« 920 \fe obserre not the smallest tendency towards self support. There is no difference in this respect, (yet there...another, between one that is finite, and one that is indefinite. This very inuch resemblts tii • ii>!i before us. The machine, •which we are inspecting...
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Annual Register, Volume 47

Edmund Burke - History - 1807
...not the smallest approach, 3 N 4- we vt- observe not the smallest ten. Aeney towards self support. There is no difference in this respect, (yet there...another, between one that is finite, and one that is indefinite. This very much resembles the case before us. The machine, which we are inspecting demonstrates,...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 47

Edmund Burke - History - 1807
...not the smallest approach, 3 N 4 " w« 920 we observe not the smallest tendency towards self support. There is no difference in this respect, (yet there...chain and another, between one that is finite, and one (hut is indefinite. This very much resembles the case before us. The machine, which we are inspecting...
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A Body of Divinity: Wherein the Doctrines of the Christian ..., Volume 1

Thomas Ridgley - Presbyterianism - 1814
...v, e make nit the smallest approach, we observe not the smallest tendency, toward* •ell-support. There is no difference in this respect (yet there...a great difference in several respects) between a cliain of a greater or less length, between one chain and another, between one that is finite and one...
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A Body of Divinity...: With Notes, Original and Selected, Volume 1

Thomas Ridgley - 1814
...increasing the number of links, from ten for instance to a hundred, from a hundred to a thousand, &c. we make not the smallest approach, we observe not the smallest tendency, towards •elf-support. There is no difference in this respect (yet there may be a great difference in several...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...increasing the number of links, from ten for instance to a hundred, from a hundred to a thousand, &c. we make not the smallest approach, we observe not...respects) between a chain of a greater or less length, bet ween one chain and another, between one that is finite and one that is infinite. This very much...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...increasing the number of links, from ten for instance to a hundred, from a hundred to a thousand, Sec. we make not the smallest approach, we observe not the smallest tendency, towards s If sunnort. There is no difference in this respect. (yet there may be a grvat difference in several...
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The Works...

William Paley - 1824
...increasing the number of links, from ten for instance to a hundred, from a hundred to a thousand, dec. we make not the smallest approach, we observe not...one chain and another, between one that is finite *nd one that is infinite. This very much resembles the case before us. The mach'ine which we are inspecting...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 788 pages
...from a hundred to a thousand, &c. we make not M 2 the smallest approach, we observe not the »mallest tendency, towards self-support. There is no difference...respect (yet there may be a great difference in several respect?) between a chain of a greater or lees length, between one chain and another, between one that...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - Natural history - 1824 - 394 pages
...&c. we make not the smallest approach, we observe not the smallest tendency, towards self-surport. There is no difference in this respect (yet there...be a great difference in several respects) between & chain of a greater or less length, between one chain and another, between one that is finite and...
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