Paradise Found: The Cradle of the Human Race at the North Pole; a Study of the Prehistoric World

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1885 - Bible - 505 pages
Treatise on ancient, medieval and modern cosmologic, ethnologic, geologic and religious thought concerning Eden and the North Pole as a centre of distribution for animal and plant species.

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This is a great view of the history of the world. Highly recommend it. Wonder why his hypothesis isn't more widely known. Read full review


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Page 23 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Page 124 - How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Page 200 - For promotion cometh neither from the east, Nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: He putteth down one, and setteth up another.
Page 202 - I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me : refuge failed me ; no man cared for my soul.
Page 413 - As we degenerate, the contrast between us and our house is more evident. We are as much strangers in nature, as we are aliens from God.
Page 413 - Meantime, in the thick darkness, there are not wanting gleams of a better light, — occasional examples of the action of man upon nature with his entire force, — with reason as well as understanding.
Page 362 - It seems certain, that, according to the natural progress of human thought, the ignorant multitude must first entertain some groveling and familiar notion of superior powers, before they stretch their conception to that perfect Being, who bestowed order on the whole frame of nature. We may as reasonably imagine, that men inhabited palaces before huts and cottages, or studied geometry before agriculture; as assert that the Deity appeared to them a pure spirit, omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent,...
Page 413 - Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang the sun and moon ; from man the sun, from woman the moon.
Page 1 - There are great indications of this being the terrestrial paradise ; for its site coincides with the opinion of the holy and wise theologians whom I have mentioned : and, moreover, the other evidences agree with the supposition ; for I have never either read or heard of fresh water coming in so large a quantity in close conjunction •with the water of the sea.
Page 157 - There are ten winter months there, two summer months ; and those are cold for the waters, cold for the earth, cold for the trees.

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