Relaxing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 224 pages
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Use in Literature GeologiesCertain geologists contend that steam is the sole motive power; while others consider that the lava is forced to the surface owing to pressure on the reservoir from which it comes.ndash;Charles Morris (editor) in The San Francisco Calamity.It is for the latter that the island is best known to geologists.ndash;Charles Morris (editor) in The San Francisco Calamity.This eminent geologist, while having his legs held by his companions, stretched his head over the precipice, and, looking right down into the mouth of one of the vents of the crater immediately under him, watched the play of liquid lava within it.ndash;Charles Morris (editor) in The San Francisco Calamity.The active agency of water is strongly maintained by many geologists, and certainly gains support from the vast clouds of steam given off by volcanoes in eruption and the steady and quiet emission of steam from many in a state of rest.ndash;Charles Morris (editor) in The San Francisco Calamity.Lyell's Student's Geology.ndash;T.S. Ackland in The Story of Creation as told by Theology and by Science.Lyell's Geology for Students.ndash;T.S. Ackland in The Story of Creation as told by Theology and by Science.He's posing as a geologist.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.Priestley as geologists.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.Small as it was, it became important to us, as it was there we got all our geological specimens.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.This time we were better supplied with sounding tackle two reels of thread, a marlinspike, and our geological hammer.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.

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