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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... "
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1849
...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...has a thousand sources of enjoyment, and which are themselves more exquisite in design, and more curious in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter his...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1849
...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...has a thousand sources of enjoyment, and which are themselves more exquisite in design, and more curious in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter his...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1849
...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...has a thousand sources of enjoyment, and which are themselves more exquisite in design, and more curious in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter his...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 5

Theology - 1849
...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...has a thousand sources of enjoyment, and which are themselves more exquisite in design, and more curious in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter his...
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The Hand, Its Mechanism and Vital Endowments as Evincing Design

Sir Charles Bell - Hand - 1852 - 428 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...sources of enjoyment, and which are in themselves the most exquisite in design, and the most curious both in contrivance and mechanism, do not enter...
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Doctors and patients, or, Anecdotes of the medical world and curiosities of ...

John Timbs - 1876 - 486 pages
...watch, a barometer, or a dial, will fix attention ; a man will take journeys to see an engine stamp a coin, or turn a block ; yet the organs through which...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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Pride and a Daily Marathon

Jonathan Cole, Jonathan O. Cole - Medical - 1995 - 194 pages
...child's propensities still in mankind. A piece of mechanism, as a watch or dial will fix attention...; yet the organs through which he has a thousand sources...in design, and more curious both in contrivance and mechanisms, do not enter his thoughts. We use the limb without being conscious, or at least, without...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1834
...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...has a thousand sources of enjoyment, and which are themselves more exquisite in design, and more curious in contrivance and in mechanism, do not enter...
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