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Sida 121 - evidence of things not seen," in the fulness of Divine grace ; and was profound on this, the greatest concern of human life, while unable even to comprehend how the " inclination of the earth's axis to the plane of its orbit" could be the cause of the change of the seasons.
Sida 1 - The History of the Discovery and Settlement of America. By William Robertson, DD With an Account of his Life and Writings. To which are added, Questions for the Examination of Students.
Sida 3 - AM A new Edition, with additional Sermons. Revised and corrected by the Rev. Samuel Burder, AM With a Likeness of the Author, and a general Index. From the last London Edition. With a Preface, by the Rev. JPK Henshaw, DD In 2 vols. 8vo. The Works of John Dryden, in Verse and Prose. With a Life, by the Rev.
Sida 6 - Evidence of the Truth of the Christian Religion derived from the Literal Fulfilment of Prophecy. By ALEXANDER KEITH, DD 37th Edition, with numerous Plates, in square 8vo.
Sida 221 - The true cause of the variation of the seasons consists in the inclination of the axis of the earth to the plane of its orbit; or, in other words, to the ecliptic.
Sida 93 - Printing-House, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St.
Sida 265 - ... it had a degree of brightness about as strong as that with which such a coal would be seen to glow in faint daylight.
Sida 394 - Infinite goodness is of so communicative a nature, that it seems to delight in the conferring of existence upon every degree of perceptive being.
Sida 51 - ... above forty-two thousand nine hundred years. Such is the order, and such are the ample dimensions of that system of which we form a part ; and yet it is but a mere speck in the map of the universe. The following diagram exhibits the order of the planets in the solar system : FIG.