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The exuberant goodness of the Creator

“We hence see the exuberant goodness of the Creator, who hath not only provided for all the necessities, but also for the pleasure and recreation of all sorts of creatures, and even the insects and those that are most despicable.”

Jonathan Edwards, quoted in George M. Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: A Life (New Haven, 2003), page 65, upon carefully observing the Tarzan-like ability of a New England spider to swing from tree to tree.

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