The select works of Antony van Leeuwenhoek : containing his microscopical discoveries in many of the works of nature . , thouo[h we are lolt in theidea of fuch imnienfe and inccdant energy, we are equally fo, in thecontemplation of any other of the Divine Attributes, forafmuch asfinite capacities cannot comprehend Infinitude. While we poilefs theie fentiments, and keep the idea of Nature,and the Author of Nature, conne6led, (which it is not eafy for areHe6ting mind to feparate) I cannot, for my part, but approve the•f peifonifying gure, which I think more decorous than to name theDeity on ever

The select works of Antony van Leeuwenhoek : containing his microscopical discoveries in many of the works of nature . , thouo[h we are lolt in theidea of fuch imnienfe and inccdant energy, we are equally fo, in thecontemplation of any other of the Divine Attributes, forafmuch asfinite capacities cannot comprehend Infinitude. While we poilefs theie fentiments, and keep the idea of Nature,and the Author of Nature, conne6led, (which it is not eafy for areHe6ting mind to feparate) I cannot, for my part, but approve the•f peifonifying gure, which I think more decorous than to name theDeity on ever Stock Photo
Preview

Image details

Contributor:

The Reading Room / Alamy Stock Photo

Image ID:

2AJKFH4

File size:

7.2 MB (206.1 KB Compressed download)

Releases:

Model - no | Property - noDo I need a release?

Dimensions:

2598 x 962 px | 22 x 8.1 cm | 8.7 x 3.2 inches | 300dpi

More information:

This image is a public domain image, which means either that copyright has expired in the image or the copyright holder has waived their copyright. Alamy charges you a fee for access to the high resolution copy of the image.

This image could have imperfections as it’s either historical or reportage.

The select works of Antony van Leeuwenhoek : containing his microscopical discoveries in many of the works of nature . , thouo[h we are lolt in theidea of fuch imnienfe and inccdant energy, we are equally fo, in thecontemplation of any other of the Divine Attributes, forafmuch asfinite capacities cannot comprehend Infinitude. While we poilefs theie fentiments, and keep the idea of Nature, and the Author of Nature, conne6led, (which it is not eafy for areHe6ting mind to feparate) I cannot, for my part, but approve the•f peifonifying gure, which I think more decorous than to name theDeity on every trivial occafion: and Mr. Lceuwenhoek feems tohave bjen of this opinion, for he frequently ufes the expreflion de voorfichtig Natuur /. e. provident Nature, but when the won-ders he dilcovers excite his admiration, that admiration is alwaysdiredled to the Creator. * Clarkes Demonftratlon of the Being and Attributes of God. t The Ancients pictured Nature in a female form, to denote her fruitfulnefs; and, withmany breads, to typify the abundant provifion made by her for her different produflions. /^/^ ^•^ V^.

Save up to 70% with our image packs

Pre-pay for multiple images and download on demand.

View discounts

Search stock photos by tags