Every physician knows, though metaphysicians know little about it, that the laws which govern the animal machine are as certain and invariable as those which guide the planetary system, and are as little within the control of the human being who is subject to them.
These limbs,whence had we them; this stormy force; this life-blood, with its burning passion? They are dust and shadowa shadow system gathered round our me; wherein through some moments or years, the divine essence is to be revealed in the flesh.
God made the human body, and it is by far the most exquisite and wonderful organization which has come to us from the Divine hand. It is a study for ones whole life. If an undevout astronomer is mad, an undevout physiologist is still madder.