Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine,  3rd ser. 1 (1822), 37–38.

On the Number of Plants

A G Jewitt, Banff


Miscellaneous; Table


Botany, Theology of Nature, Design, Biogeography

    Observes: 'The most minute, as well as the most magnificent of the objects of creation, exhibit to the contemplative mind evident proofs of the wisdom and goodness of their almighty Author. This has been strikingly illustrated occasionally, in those articles of the Methodist Magazine which display the works of God' (37). Wishes a more enlarged view could be given of divine design, and elaborates on the great extent of the vegetable kingdom, citing Alexander von Humboldt's estimates of the numbers of known plant species and their geographical location.

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