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" The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all his works, not graphical or composed of letters, but of their several forms, constitutions, parts, and operations; which aptly joined together do make one word that doth express their natures. "
A Flora of Leicestershire. ... By M. Kirby. With Notes by Her Sister [S ... - Page 19
by Mary Kirby - 1850 - 12 pages
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Some Account of Dr. Gall's New Theory of Physiognomy: Founded Upon the ...

Christian Heinrich Ernst Bischoff, Henry Crabb Robinson - Brain - 1807 - 208 pages
...THE SKULL. , With the Critical Stricture of CW HUFELAND, MD AUTHOR Of THE ART OF PROLONGING LIFE, &C. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...works, not graphical or composed of letters, but of tlieir several forms, constitutions, partf, and operations, which aptly joined together, do make one...
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A View of the Elementary Principles of Education: Founded on the ..., Volume 1

Johann Gaspar Spurzheim - Criminals - 1828 - 550 pages
...OP PROLONGING LIPE, JiC. TTiefngerof God hath' left an inscription upon all his aorfa, not graphkal or composed of letters, but of their several forms, constitutions, parts, and eperations, which iplly joined together, do make one tcord that doth expreu their nalurei. SIR THOMAS...
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 180 pages
...and in every one of them some outward figures which hang as signs or bushes of their inward forms. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...their natures. By these letters God calls the stars by their names ; and by this alphabet Adam assigned to every creature a name peculiar to its nature....
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

English literature - 1831 - 370 pages
...and in every one of them some outward figures which hang as signs or bushes of their inward forms. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...their natures. By these letters God calls the stars by their names, and hy this alphabet Adam assigned to every creature a name peculiar to its nature....
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Physiognomy Founded on Physiology, and Applied to Various Countries ...

Alexander Walker - Electronic books - 1834 - 468 pages
...elsewhere, for Flemming, read Fleming. PRELIMINARY REMARKS. " THE finger of God," saith Sir Thomas Brown, " hath left an inscription upon all his works, not graphical...do make one word that doth express their natures." Here, an important truth is beautifully and poetically expressed. This, however, may be done more plainly...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 14

1848 - 780 pages
...Religio Medici. 1848.] Sir Thomas Browne. " The finger of God," he says, " hath left an inscription on all his works, not graphical or composed of letters,...do make one word that doth express their natures. And truly I have observed that those professed eleemosynaries, though in a crowd or muliitude, do yet...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Religio medici. Pseudoxia epidemica, books 1-3

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835 - 592 pages
...suppose ivy was rather " If it be true that good wine needs no chosen than any other plant, as it has inscription upon all his works, not graphical, or...their natures. By these letters God calls the stars by their names; and by this alphabet Adam assigned to every creature a name peculiar to its nature....
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1841 - 346 pages
...and in every one of them some outward figures which hang as signs or bushes of their inward forms. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...their natures. By these letters God calls the stars by their names-; and by this alphabet Adam assigned to every creature a name peculiar to its nature....
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Religio Medici [and] Its Sequel Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1844 - 238 pages
...and in every one of them some outward figures which hang as signs or bushes of their inward forms. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...their natures. By these letters God calls the stars by their names, and by this alphabet Adam assigned to every creature a name peculiar to its nature....
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Religio Medici [and] Its Sequel Christian Morals

Thomas Brown - Christian ethics - 1844 - 320 pages
...Rel. Med. p. 110. I hold that there is a physiognomy, not only of men, but of plants and vegetables. The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all his works, not graphical or composed of letters. . . . Delineated by a pencil that never works in vain. Rel Med. pp. 111. 112. How oft, when Paul has...
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