Can any man have a higher notion of the rule of right and the eternal fitness of things? Henry FieldingTom Jones. Bk. IV. Ch. IV. Samuel ClarkeBeing and Attributes of God. John LelandReview of Morgans Moral Philosopher. I. 154. (Ed. 1807). Also his Inquiry into Lord Bolingbrokes Writings. Letter XXII. I. 451.
Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung. MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. III. L. 710.
The heavens themselves, the planets and this centre Observe degree, priority and place, Insisture, course, proportion, season, form, Office and custom, in all line of order. Troilus and Cressida. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 85.