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Page 146 - Then spake Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou Moon, in the valley of Ajalon. And the Sun stood still, and the Moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies: is not this written in the book of Jasher ? so the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.
Page 146 - There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial; but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Page 49 - Or who shut up the sea with doors, When it brake forth, and issued out of the womb ; When I made the cloud the garment thereof, And thick darkness a swaddling band for it, And prescribed for it my decree, And set bars and doors, And said, " Hitherto shall thou come, but no further ; And here shall thy proud waves be stayed...
Page 36 - Hear the just law — the judgment of the skies, He that hates truth shall be the dupe of lies : And he that will be cheated to the last, Delusions strong as Hell shall bind him fast.
Page 145 - The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.
Page 156 - And by accretion and absorption came the radiata and mollusca ; and mollusca begat articulata, and articulata begat vertebrata. 11. Now these are the generation of the higher vertebrata, in the cosmic period that the Unknowable evoluted the bipedal mammalia. 12. And every man of the earth, while he was yet a monkey, and the horse while he was a hipparion, and the hipparion before he was an oredon. 13. Out of the ascidian came the amphibian, and begat the pentadactyle ; and the pentadactyle, by inheritance...
Page 10 - The wild rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the valleys lay covered with everlasting snow. Not a tree was to be seen, nor a shrub even big enough to make a toothpick.
Page 155 - ... scientific" schemes of creation from one of our Transatlantic contemporaries : — " The New Scriptures, according to Tyndal and otheri. " 1. Primarily the Unknowable moved upon cosmos and evolved protoplasm. " 2. And protoplasm was inorganic and undifferentiated, containing all things in potential energy ; and a spirit of evolution moved upon the fluid mass. " 3. And the Unknowable said, Let atoms attract ; and their contact begat light, heat, and electricity.
Page 157 - And by inheritance and natural selection did he progress from the stable and homogeneous to the complex and heterogeneous ; for the weakest died, and the strongest grew and multiplied.