Polhill - Houston-Packer Collection BT770 .P7 1675

',Macaw ,aft!). 5 r would have the atomes of both Poles to meet and incorporate ? Nay,in a common frone, can it dive into the form or nature thereot;dic mihi, quid eft lapiditas,faid a Learned man;can it ftrip the meaneft creature of the inverting accidents, and look upon the pure naked cilence thereof ? can it comprehend a drop or a dull, in which (faith the profound &radrvardine) there are in- re coo finite figures and numbers, and confequentl y in- ße1.1, i. finite Geometrical andArithmetical conclutions, 'Pars 32. following one another in order, and having a mutual depcndance between themíclves, filch as no Philofophers can ever reach unto,becaufe be- ing capable only of finite conclutions,they leave behind them infinite unknown ? Or,. if it look about its own manfìon-houfe,the brain,can it tell where the cells of memory,or the play -houfe of fancy,or the fhop of the animal fpir its are Litu- ate,or whether all thefe live together in a fami- ly? thoufands of fuch things there are, which may make every one cry out with Socrates, Hoc unarm fcio,quod nihil f io. And fhall fuch a weak- ling as this, dunced and poled in every atome within its own fphear,ufarp the crown,and rule over facred myfteries and pure revelations , which come out of the bofom of God,to be the wonder of Angels and faith of men, and are in a tranfcendent excefs infinitely above and be- yond the capacity of both of them ? fhall it take up the ocean in ,a little fhell, meafure the facred Trinity in itsfhallory underitanding : And, if it will not lye in fo narrow a room,caft it away as no article of Faith, as a thing inter impofabilia E 2 attentif,