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" Evil, no doubt, exists; but is never, that we can perceive, the object of contrivance. Teeth are contrived to eat, not to ache; their aching now and then is incidental to the contrivance, perhaps inseparable from it; or even, if you will, let it be called... "
Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind - Page 456
by Thomas Brown - 1822
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volume 1

William Paley - Ethics - 1788 - 584 pages
...contrivances which we we arc acquainted with, are directed to beneficial purpofes. Evil no doubt exifts j but is never, that we can perceive, the object of...and then is incidental to the contrivance, perhaps, inicparable from it ; or even, if you will, let it be called a defect in the contrivance ; but it is...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1793 - 602 pages
...directed to beneficiai jmrpofes. Evil no doubt exifts ; but is never, that we can perceive, the obje£t of contrivance. Teeth are contrived to eat, not to ache ; their aching HOW and then is incidental to ihe contrivance, perhaps, infeparable from it ; or even, if you will,...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 18, Part 2

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797 - 636 pages
...directed to beneficial purpofes. Evil nodoubt exills ; but it is never that we can perceive the objeft of contrivance. Teeth are contrived to eat, not to...ache; their aching now and then is incidental to the contiivance, perhaps inseparable from it ; but it is not its objed. This is a diftindion which well...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - Ethics - 1801 - 508 pages
...eat, not to ache ; their aching now and then is incidental to the contrivance, perhaps, infeparable from it ; or even, if you will, let it be called a defect in the contrivance ; but it is not the objecYof it. This is a diftinction which well deferves to be attended to. In defcribing implements...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volume 1

William Paley - Ethics - 1806 - 502 pages
...contrivances which we are acquainted with, are directed to beneficial purposes. Evil no doubt exists; but is never, that we can perceive, the object of...contrivance; but it is not the , object of it. This is a distinction which well deserves to be attended to. In describing implements of husbandry, you would...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - Theology - 1810 - 498 pages
...which we are acquainted with, are directed to beneficial purposes. Evil, no doubt, exists ; but it is never, that we can perceive, the object of contrivance....contrivance ; but it is not the object of it. This is a distinction which well deserves to be attended to. In describing implements of husbandry, you would...
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Beauties Selected from the Writings of the Late William Paley, D.D ...

William Paley, William Hamilton Reid - Theology - 1810 - 350 pages
...them the provision which he has made, with that view, and for that purpose evil, no doubt, exists; but is never, that we can perceive, the object of...contrivance, perhaps inseparable . from it, or even, a defect in the contrivance, but it is not the object of it. This is a distinction which well deserves...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: The principles of moral and political ...

William Paley - Theology - 1811 - 540 pages
...contrivances which we are acquainted with, are directed to beneficial purposes. Evil, no doubt, exists ; but is never, that we can perceive, the object of...contrivance ; but it is not the object of it. This is a distinction which well deserves to be attended to. In describing implements of husbandry, you would...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - God - 1811 - 574 pages
...contrivances which we are acquainted with, are directed to beneficial purposes. Evil, no doubt, exists; but is never, that we can perceive, the object of...contrivance: but it is not the object of it. This is a distinction which well deserves to be attended to. In describing implements of husbandry, you would...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817 - 430 pages
...contrivances which we are acquainted with, are directed to beneficial purposes. Evil, no doubt, exists ; but is never, that we can. perceive, the object of...contrivance ; but it is not the object of it. This is a distinction which well deserves to be attended to. In describing implements of husbandry, you would...
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