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" ... types in being. In the oldest secondary strata there are no remains of such animals as now belong to the surface ; and in the rocks, which may be regarded as more recently deposited, these remains occur but rarely, and with abundance of extinct species;... "
Geology in Its Relation to Revealed Religion - Page 186
by C. B. - 1853 - 368 pages
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 8

Robert Jameson - Science - 1830
...oldest secondary strata, there are no remains of such animals as now belong to the surface ; and, in the rocks which may be regarded as more recently deposited,...and creations preparatory to the existence of man. It will be useless to push these arguments further. You must allow, that it is impossible to defend...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 8

Science - 1830
...oldest secondary strata, there are no remains of such animals as now belong to the surface ; and, in the rocks which may be regarded as more recently deposited,...and creations preparatory to the existence of man. It will be useless to push these arguments further. You must allow, that it is impossible to defend...
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Consolations in Travel: Or, The Last Days of a Philosopher

Sir Humphry Davy, John Davy - Chemists - 1830 - 281 pages
...oldest secondary strata, there are no remains of such animals as now belong to the surface, and in the rocks which may be regarded as more recently deposited,...remains occur but rarely and with abundance of extinct species;—there seems, as it were, a gradual approach to the present system of things and a succession...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how for the Former Changes ..., Volume 1

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1835
...animals as now belong to the surface ; and in the rocks, which may be regarded as more recentlydeposited, these remains occur but rarely, and with abundance...and creations preparatory to the existence of man."* In the above passages, the author deduces two important conclusions from geological data : first, that...
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Geology and Geologists; Or, Visions of Philosophers in the 19th Century

Robert Maxwell Macbrair - Geology - 1843 - 83 pages
...present order of tilings is the ancient and constant order of nature, only modified by existing laws; there seems, as it were, a gradual approach to the...and creations preparatory to the existence of man." Mr. Lyell, on the opposite side of the question, declares, that the laws of nature have always been...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1872
...oldest secondary strata there are no remains of such animals as now belong to the surface ; and in the rocks, which may be regarded as more recently deposited,...and creations preparatory to the existence of man. >* In the above passages the author has done little more than reiterate the theory of progression which...
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The Discovery of Time

Stephen Toulmin - Philosophy - 1965 - 280 pages
Examines the development of the concept of history and analyzes its impact on science and attitudes toward the natural world
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Principles of Geology, Volume 1

Charles Lyell - Science - 1990 - 594 pages
As important to modern world views as any work of Darwin, Marx, or Freud, Principles of Geology is a landmark in the history of science. In this first of three volumes, Charles ...
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