"To this end, the Author of our nature has done two things. He has established a constancy and uniformity in the operations of nature. And he has impressed upon our minds, a conviction or belief of this constancy and uniformity, and that things will be as they have been."
— Home, Henry, Lord Kames (1696-1782)
Lord Kames, Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion: in Two Parts. (Edinburgh: Printed by R. Fleming, for A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson, 1751). <Link to ECCO-TCP>