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Of the MECHANICAL and IMMECHANICAL Parts

and Functions of Animals and Vegetables

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Of MECHANICAL Arrangement in the human

Frame,- Of the Bones

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NATURAL THEOLOGY.

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In crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there; I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever: would it perhaps be very easy to show the absurdity of this answer. had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be inquired how the watch happened to be in that place; I should hardly think of the answer which I had before given, that, for any thing I knew, the watch might have always been there. Yet why should not this answer serve for the watch as well as for the stone? why is it not as admissible in the second case, as in the first? For this reason,

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