Such is the uniformity of nature, which we are beginning to realize; and the analogy of the animal with the vegetable kindgom, of man with the plant
La Mettrie in fact wrote a sequel to the present book, Man a Plant, on this theme. I know of only one English translation, in a combined edition with Man a Machine, by Richard A. Watson and Maya Rybalka (Indianapolis : Hackett, 1994). Unfortunately, I have not had the opportunity of reading it.