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" THIS is atheism : for every indication of contrivance, every manifestation of design, which existed in the watch, exists in the works of nature ; with the difference, on the side of nature, of being greater and more, and that in a degree which exceeds... "
The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate - Page 164
1803
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The Annual review and history of literature, A. Aiken ed, Volume 1

Arthur Aikin - 1803
...in the business, is Atheism : " for every indication of contrivance, every manifestation of detign, which existed in the watch, exists in the works of...that in a degree which exceeds all computation.'" p. 19. This argument is first applied to the eye, with great ingenuity and success. All the various...
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The Monthly Review

1803
...advances to the application of his hypothesis ; affirming, as the proposition to be demonstrated, that. ' Every manifestation of design, which existed in the watch, exists in the works of natnie; with the difference, on the side of nature, of being greater and more, and that in a degree...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - Theology - 1810
...maintained without absurdity ? Yet this is atheism. CHAPTER III. APPLICATION OF THE ARGUMENT. J. HIS is atheism : for every indication of contrivance,...and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art in the complexity, subtlety,...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - God - 1811 - 548 pages
...THE ARGUMENT. THIS is atheism : for every indication of contrivance, every manifestation of design, c •which existed in the watch, exists in the works...greater and more, and that in a degree which exceeds ail computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art, in the complex---...
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Natural theology: or, Evidence of the existence and attributes of the Deity

William Paley - 1813 - 334 pages
...TH-B ARGUMENT. THIS is atheism: for every indication of contrivance, every manifestation of design, c which existed in the watch, exists in the works of...and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art, in the complexity, subtility,...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Argument, This is atheism : for every indication of contrivance, every manifestation of design, hicb existed in the watch, exists in the works of nature...and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art, in the complexity, subtility,...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity

William Paley - Natural history - 1819 - 292 pages
...atheism : for every indication of contrivance,every manifestation of design, which existed in the watch r exists in the works of nature ; with the difference,...and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art.in the complexity. subtlety,...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...supreme piece of art be now added to the rest ? Can this be maintained without absurdity ? Yet this is atheism : for every indication of contrivance,...and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art, in the complexity, subtilty,...
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The works of William Paley, Volume 3

William Paley - 1823
...absurdity ? Yet this is atheism. CHAP. III. Application oj the argument, THIS is atheism : forevery indication of contrivance, every manifestation of...and that in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean, that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art, in the complexity, subtil...
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Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - Natural history - 1824 - 394 pages
...maintained without absurdity? Yet this is atheism. e 2 I CHAPTER III. APPLICATION OF THE ARGUMENT. THIS is atheism : for every indication of contrivance,...that . in a degree which exceeds all computation. I mean that the contrivances of nature surpass the contrivances of art, in the complexity, subtlety,...
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