Natural Theology Part Eight

What further shows, that the system of destruction amongst animals holds an express relation to the system of fecundity; that they are parts indeed of one compensatory       Page 481   scheme; is, that, in each species, the fecundity bears a proportion to the smallness of the animal, to the weakness, to the shortness of its natural term

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Natural Theology Part Seven

CHAPTER XXIII OF THE PERSONALITY OF THE DEITY       Page 408   CONTRIVANCE, if established, appears to me to prove every thing which we wish to prove. Amongst other things, it proves the personality of the Deity, as distinguished from what  is  sometimes  called  nature,  sometimes  called  a  principle:  which  terms,  in  the mouths of those who use

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