And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit-tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself upon the earth, and it was so. Genesis, Chap. i. Verse 11.
For whatsoever she produces (I am not speaking only of animals, but even of those things which have sprung from the earth in such a manner as to rest on their own roots,) she designed it to be perfect in its respective kind. Yonges Cicero.Tusculan Disp. Book V. Div. 13.
Heaven to mankind impartial we confess, If all are equal in their happiness; But mutual wants this happiness increase, All natures difference keeps all natures peace. Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 53.
Who can paint Like Nature? can imagination boast, Amid its gay creation, hues like hers? Or can it mix them with that matchless skill, And lose them in each other, as appears In every bud that blows? Thomsons Seasons.Spring.