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" There is inconsistency and something of the child's propensities still in mankind. A piece of mechanism, as a watch, a barometer, or a dial, will fix attention — a man will make journeys to see an engine stamp a coin, or turn a block ; yet the organs... "
The Ceylon magazine - Page 70
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1834
...mechanism, as a watch, a baromett a dial, will fix attention ; a man will make journeys to see an ei stamp a coin or turn a block ; yet the organs through which he thousand sources of enjoyment, and which are themselves more exq in design, and more curious in contrivance...
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The Hand: Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design, Volume 4

Sir Charles Bell - Biology - 1833 - 288 pages
...watch, a barometer, or a dial, will fix attention — a man will make journeys to see an engine stamp a coin, or turn a block ; yet the organs through which...action, that admiration will probably be more excited by what is uncommon and monstrous, than by what is natural and perfectly adjusted to its office—...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Volume 21

Industrial arts - 1834
...a watch, a barometer, era dial, will fix attention. A man will make journeys to see an engine stamp a coin or turn a block, yet the organs through which...in design and more curious both in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter his thoughts; and if he admire a living action, that admiration will probably...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 21

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1834
...a watch, a barometer, ora dial, will fix attention. A man will make journeys to see an engine stamp a coin or turn a block, yet the organs through which...in design and more curious both in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter his thoughts ; and if he admire a living action, that admiration will probably...
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The Bridgewater Treatises on the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God as ...

Natural theology - 1836
...watch, a barometer, or a dial, will fix attention — a man will make journeys to see an engine stamp a coin, or turn a block ; yet the organs through which...action, that admiration will probably be more excited by what is uncommon and monstrous, than by what is natural and perfectly adjusted to its office —...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...watch, a barometer, or a dial, will flx his attention. A man will make journeys to seo an engine stamp a coin or turn a block ; yet the organs through which...action, that admiration will probably be more excited by what is uncommon and monstrous, than by what is natural and perfectly adjusted to its office, —...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 12

Periodicals - 1838
...watch, a barometer, or a dial, will fix his attention. A mao will make journeys to SPC an engine stamp a coin or turn a block; yet the organs through which...admire a living action, that admiration will probably he more excited by what is uncommon and monstrous, than by what is natural and perfectly adjusted to...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumes 12-13

1838
...watch, u. barometer, or a dial, will fix his attention. A man will make journeys to sru an engine stamp a coin or turn a block; yet the organs through which...more curious both in contrivance and in mechanism, <lo not enter his thoughts; and if he admire a living action, that admiration will probably be more...
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The Church of England magazine [afterw.] The Church of England ..., Volumes 4-5

1838
...dial, will fix attention ; a man will take journeys to gee an engine stamp a coin, or turn a clock : yet the organs through which he has a thousand sources...contrivance and in mechanism, do not enter his thoughts. If he admire a living action, his admiration will probably be more excited by what is uncommon and...
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Moral and Intellectual Education

Madame Bureaud-Riofrey - Child rearing - 1843 - 223 pages
...watch, a barometer, or a dial fixes the attention ; a man performs a journey to see an engine, stamp a coin, or turn a block, yet the organs through which he has a thousand enjoyments, and which are themselves more exquisite in design and more curious both in contrivance...
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