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" but not to over-charge the World. Thus the Balance of the animal World, is, throughout all Ages, kept even} and by a curious Harmony, and juft Proportion between the Increafe of all Animals, and the Length of their Lives, the World is through all Ages... "
Physico-theology, Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God ... - Page 170
by William Derham - 1720 - 460 pages
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Memoirs of Literature, Volume 6

Bibliography - 1722
...others: Of which many Iniiatices might be given in the Vora'cious Beafts and Birds. Thus the Balance<oŁ the Animal World is throughout all Ages kept even, and by a Curious Harmony, andajuilProportion between thelncreafeofallAnimals, and the Length of their Lives, the World is never...
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Physico-theology: Or, A Demonstration of the Being and Attributes of God ...

William Derham - God - 1754 - 444 pages
...moft rare, being feldom feen, of only one, or a few in large Countries; enough to keep up the Species, but not to over-charge the World. Thus the Balance...of their Lives, the World is through all Ages well, but not overfl ored : One Generation paflctb away, and another Genet-alien cometh (c); fo equally in...
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Derham's Physico and Astro Theology: Or, A Demonstration of the ..., Volume 1

William Derham - Astronomy - 1786
...have on the fore part • of their heads, a comb, not pointed like that of a cock ; but J * rather Thus the balance of the animal world, is, throughout...a curious harmony, and juft proportion between the inereafe of all animals and the length of their lives, the world is through all ages well, but not...
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A course of physico-theological lectures upon the state of the world, from ...

Robert Miln - 1786
...afe of the ravenous kind, they would foon annihilate and deftroy the breed of the weaker. But by a juft proportion between the increafe of all animals, and the length of their lives, the world is kept abundantly furniftied with inhabitants, but not overftocked. Which verifies our Saviour's declaration,...
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Collection of English Almanacs for the Years 1702-1835

1789
...,пч'. the moil pernicious of Birds, fo they are the moil rare, juft enow to keep up the Species, but not to overcharge the World. Thus, the Balance of the Animal World is continually kept even, and by a curious Harmony, and juft Proportion between the Im r „if of all...
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The Pretensions of Bishop Colenso to Impeach the Wisdom and Veracity of the ...

James Robert PAGE - Apologetics - 1863 - 156 pages
...commonly fewer young, or do seldomer bring forth enough, and then only enough, to keep up the species, but not to overcharge the world. "Thus the balance...all ages, kept even; and by a curious harmony, and just proportion between the increase of all animals, and the length of their lives, the world is through...
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The Norton History of the Environmental Sciences

Peter J. Bowler - Political Science - 1993 - 634 pages
...were exactly in balance with its lifespan and the threats from predators and other natural hazards 6 : The Balance of the Animal World is, throughout all Ages, kept even, and by a curious Harmony and just Proportion between the increase of all Animals, and the length of their Lives, the World is, through...
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Ecological Prospects: Scientific, Religious, and Aesthetic Perspectives

Christopher Key Chapple - Nature - 1994 - 236 pages
...“throughout all ages, kept even.” It is “by a curious harmony and a just proportion between the increase of all animals and the length of their lives, the world is through all ages well, but not overstored.”° The strict balance of nature was the result of God's wisdom. The discovery...
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Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe

David B. Ruderman - Medical - 1995 - 392 pages
..."enough to keep up the species, but not to overcharge the world," as Derham put it. Thus, he adds, "the balance of the animal world is throughout all ages kept even, and by a curious harmony, and just proportion between the increase of all animals, and the length of their lives, the world is through...
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Brethren of the Net: American Entomology, 1840-1880

Willis Conner Sorensen - Science - 1995 - 357 pages
...the Animal World is. . . kept even, and by a curious Harmony and just Proportion between the increase of all Animals, and the length of their lives, the World is through all ages well, but not overstored.” 4 The concept was employed widely by naturalists in the eighteenth century,...
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