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" God therefore animated that machine which furnishes out provision for the more perfect animals ; which was both graciously and providently done; for by this means he gained so much life to the world as there is in those animals which are food for others... "
The Hopes of the Human Race: Hereafter and Here: Essays on the Life After ... - Page 34
by Frances Power Cobbe - 1880 - 221 pages
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Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1869 - 116 pages
...have supplied men with such food, but one that is animated does it much better and with more ease. A being that has life is preferable to one that has...furnishes out provision for the more perfect animals; by this means he gained so much life to the world as there is in those animals which are food to others....
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The Hopes of the Human Race: Hereafter and Here

Frances Power Cobbe - Future life - 1874 - 218 pages
...wrong to exaggerate even here, or speak as if the lives of the brutes were on the whole a curse, * Archbishop King says : " God could have created an...producing white veal, suffers as much as a crucified man. e and not a blessing. Even we who in our cruelly so often seek them only to hurt and destroy,...
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Pope. Essay on man, ed. by M. Pattison

Alexander Pope - 1878
...have supplied men with such food, but one that is animated does it much better and with more ease. A being that has life is preferable to one that has...furnishes out provision for the more perfect animals ; by this means he gained so much life to the world as there is in those animals which are food to...
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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...that is animated does it much better and with more ease. A being that has life is (cceteru paribus) preferable to one that has not; God therefore animated...furnishes out provision for the more perfect animals ; which waa both graciously and providently done; for by this means he gained so much life to the world...
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Pope: Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1881 - 122 pages
...have supplied men with such food, but one that is animated does it much better and with more ease. A being that has life is preferable to one that has...furnishes out provision for the more perfect animals ; by this means he gained so much life to the world as there is in those animals which are food to...
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The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the ..., Volume 1

Irish literature - 1893
...that is animated does it much better and with more ease. A being that has life is (cœteris paribus) preferable to one that has not; God therefore animated...furnishes out provision for the more perfect animals ; which was both graciously and providently done; for by this means he gained so much life to the world...
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