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" Vast chain of being! which from God began, Natures ethereal, human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach; from infinite to thee, From thee to nothing. "
Human Physiology - Page 33
by Robley Dunglison - 1850
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Arthur Schopenhauer's English Schooling

Patrick Bridgwater - Philosophy - 1988 - 392 pages
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Johann Gottfried Herder: Selected Early Works, 1764-1767: Addresses, Essays ...

Ernest A. Menze, Karl Menges - Literary Criticism - 2010
...following passage from Pope's Essay on Man l:237ff., "Vast chain of being! which from God began, / Natures ethereal, human, angel, man, / Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, / No glass can reach; from infinite to thee, / From thee to nothing." 130. "humans for trees": Allusion to St. Mark 8:22-24....
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Mikhail Lomonosov: Life and Poetry

Ilʹi͡a Zakharovich Serman, Il·ja Z. Serman - Authors, Russian - 1988 - 231 pages
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Biology and Freedom: An Essay on the Implications of Human Ethology

S. A. Barnett, Samuel Anthony Barnett - Psychology - 1988 - 376 pages
...before. 6 Evolution and natural selection Vast chain of being! which from God began, Nature's aetherial, human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach . . . From Nature's chain whatever link you strike, Tenth, or ten thousandth, breaks the chain alike....
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Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity

Charles Taylor - Philosophy - 1992 - 601 pages
...tradition, he sees it as a "great chain of being": Vast chain of Being! which from God began, Natures ethereal, human, angel, man. Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach; from Infinite to thee, from thee to Nothing. Or again: All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose...
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From the Greeks to the Greens: Images of the Simple Life

Reinhold Grimm, Jost Hermand - History - 1989 - 144 pages
...go! / Around, how wide! how deep extend below! / Vast chain of Being! which from God began, / Natures ethereal, human, angel, man, / beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, / No glass can reach; from Infinite to thee, / From thee to Nothing.—On superior powers / Were we to press, inferior might...
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Young Coleridge and the Philosophers of Nature

Ian Wylie - Literature and science - 1989 - 176 pages
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Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century, Volume 27

Eighteenth century - 1963
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Mitologie della ragione: letterature e miti dal romanticismo al moderno

Paola Colaiacomo - Philosophy - 1989 - 367 pages
...conflitto. Se ancora Pope poteva dire: «Vast chain of being! which from God began Natures aethereal, human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see From Nature's chain whatever link you strike, Tenth, or ten thousandth, breaks the chain alike»12,...
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The States of 'theory': History, Art, and Critical Discourse

David Carroll, Columbia University Press - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 316 pages
...importantly, sought to keep everything in its place. Vast chain of Being! which from God began, Natures ethereal, human, angel, man, Beast, bird, fish, insect, what no eye can see, No glass can reach; from Infinite to thee, From thee to Nothing. On superior powers Were we to press, inferior might on...
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