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" I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever: nor would it perhaps be very easy to show the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be inquired how the watch happened to be in that place ; I should... "
The Monthly Review - Page 262
1803
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge

1808
...pitched my foot agiyntt a fiane, and were afked how the ftone caroe to be there, I might poflibly anfwer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had...lain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be very eafy to mew the abfurdity of this anfwer. But fuppote I had found a watch upon the ground, and ir mould...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

1802
...against a 4/, aoi were askeil how the stone lo be there, I might possibly answer, thai for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever v nor ouli! it perhaps be very easy to she absurdity of this auswer. But sappose I had founil...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1807
...heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, 1 might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew...would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of tins answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be enquired how the watch...
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Annual Register, Volume 47

Edmund Burke - 1807
...IN crossing a heath, Suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came tu be there, I might possibly answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it had Iain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 47

1807
...stone, ind were asked how the stone came to be there, 1 might possibly answer, that, for any ihini; I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever ; nor would it perhaps be ea>y to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I bad found a watch upon (lit; ground,...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - 1810
...DEITY. CHAPTER I. STATE OF THE ARGUMENT. IN crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, I might...any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there forever ; nor would it perhaps be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had...
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Beauties Selected from the Writings of the Late William Paley, D.D ...

William Paley, William Hamilton Reid - 1810 - 325 pages
...'against a stone, and were asked how the ston^ fcame to be there ; I might possibly answer that lor any thing I knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever. But suppose I had found a Watch upon the ground, I should hardly think of the answer "which I'hftd...
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Natural Theology, Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - 1811 - 548 pages
...THEOLOGY. CHAPTER I. STATE OF THE ARGUMENT. AN crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there; I might...knew to the contrary, it had lain there for ever: nor \vould it perhaps be very easy to show the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch...
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Natural theology: or, Evidence of the existence and attributes of the Deity

William Paley - 1813
...THEOLOGY, CHAPTER I. STATE OF THE ARGUMENT. IN crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there ; I...there for ever: nor would it perhaps be very easy to show the absurdity of this answer. But suppose I had found a watch upon the ground, and it should be...
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A Body of Divinity: Wherein the Doctrines of the Christian ..., Volume 1

Thomas Ridgley - 1814
...conclude that it was made by one (e) " In crossing a heath, suppose I pitched my foot against a stone, and were asked how the stone came to be there, I might...answer, that, for any thing I knew to the contrary, it hid lain there for ever ; nor would it, perhaps, be very easy to shew the absurdity of this answer....
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