Proceedings of the Liverpool Geological Society, Volume 4

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Page 132 - Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth; Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 132 - What though, in solemn silence, all Move round the dark terrestrial ball ; What though no real voice nor sound Amid their radiant orbs be found; In reason's ear they all rejoice, And utter forth a glorious voice, For ever singing as they shine, The hand that made us is divine.
Page 124 - This part was treated under the same three heads of field, microscopical, and chemical evidence as the last. The quartz felsite of St. John's Vale, and the syenitic granite of Buttermere and Ennerdale, lie for the most part at the junction of the volcanic and skiddaw series, and seem by their line of strike, and by the occasional presence of bands of slate or volcanic rock enclosed within or running through them, to represent the transition beds between the two series, metamorphosed...
Page 36 - Beds of clay and sand, with round ferruginous concretions and numerous beds, seams, and local deposits of lignite ; great numbers of dicotyledonous leaves, stems, etc...
Page 282 - In King Edward's time there was a Wich in Warmundestron hundred, in which there was a well for making salt.
Page 38 - If •we were to regard theaffiuities of the plants merely, and to compare them with the Miocene of other countries, and also to consider the fact that several of the species are identical with those still living, and that the •whole faciès of the flora coincides with that of modern temperate America, little hesitation would be felt in assigning the formation in which they occur to the Miocene period. On the other hand, when we consider the fact that the lower beds of this formation hold the remains...
Page 134 - Dutton.f in 1879, in a preliminary paper on the Colorado River and plateaus, pointed out that "those areas which have been uplifted most have been most denuded," and says that he has "asked himself a hundred times whether we might not turn this statement around and say that those regions which have suffered the greatest amount of denudation have been elevated most, thereby assuming the removal of the strata as a cause and the uplifting as an effect. Few geologists," he goes on to say, "question that...
Page 250 - List of Works on the Geology, Mineralogy, and Palaeontology of Cheshire.

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