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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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Religio medici. Its sequel, Christian morals. With resemblant passages from ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 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 lias...
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Religio Medici [and] Its Sequel Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1844 - 240 pages
...he gives it praise. Task. v. 800. Not a flower But shows some touch, in freckle, streak, or stain, left an inscription upon all his works, not graphical or composed of letters. . . . Delineated by a pencil that never works in vain. Rel. Med. p. 102. There was never any thing...
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Religio Medici: Together with a Letter to a Friend on the Death of His ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1845 - 412 pages
...upon all his works, not graphical or compofed of letters, but of their feveral forms, conftitutions, parts, and operations, which aptly joined together, do make one word that doth exprefs their natures. By thefe letters God calls the ftars by their names; and by this alphabet Adam...
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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English literature - 1849 - 290 pages
...inscription on all his works, not graphical or composed of letters, but of their several forms, constitution, parts, and operations, which aptly joined together do make one word that doth express their natures. And truly I have observed that those professed eleemosynaries, though in a crowd or multitude, do yet...
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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - Literary Criticism - 1849 - 296 pages
...obviously in the brain of Sir Thomas Browne. " The finger of God," he says, " hath left an inscription on all his works, not graphical or composed of letters, but of their several forms, constitution, parts, and operations, which aptly joined together do make one word that doth express...
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A Flora of Leicestershire

Mary Kirby - Botany - 1850 - 208 pages
...after a foreign botanist, Professor Moench of Marburgh, 1777. Hens are very fond of spergula arvensu, and it is said to increase ' the produce of the poultry...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 Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books V-VII. Religio ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christianity - 1852 - 576 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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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 2

sir Thomas Browne - 1852 - 582 pages
...and in every one of them some outward figures which hang as signs or bushes of their inward forms.6 The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...their natures. By these letters G-od 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 Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books V-VII. Religio ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christianity - 1852 - 584 pages
...and in every one of them some outward figures which hang as signs or bushes of their inward forms. 6 The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...works, not graphical, or composed of letters, but of then- several forms, constitutions, parts, and operations, which, aptly joined together, do make one...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 99

English literature - 1856 - 594 pages
...their essential nature might be clear to the human reason. As Sir Thomas Browne has expressed it, ' The finger of God hath left an inscription upon all...do make one word that doth express their natures.' In this view, also, it is no inconsiderable argument for the doctrine of symbols that men have, in...
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