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Huxley, Thomas . . . the man of science knows that here, as everywhere, perfect order is manifested; that there is not a curve of thewaves, not a note in the howling chorus, not a rainbow glint on a bubble which is other than a necessary consequence of the ascertained laws of nature; and that with sufficient knowledge of the conditions competent physico-mathematical skill could account for, and indeed predict, every one of those ‘chance’ events.