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The American Naturalist

Biology - 1896
...so ready to have recourse to, and laid down the principle that in geological speculation " no powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no actions to be admitted of except those of which we know the principle, and no extraordinary events...
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Nature, Volume 5

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1872
...present economy of nature as our guide. In our investigations, "no powers," he says, "are to be emplo>ed that are not natural to the globe, no action to be...admitted of except those of which we know the principle. Nor are we to proceed in feigning causes when those appear insufficient which occur in our experience."*...
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Nature, Volume 5

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1872
...chronicled in the rocks, we must use the present economy of nature as our guide. In our investigations, "no powers," he says, "are to be employed that are...admitted of except those of which we know the principle. Nor are we to proceed in feigning causes when those appear insufficient which occur in our experience."*...
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Geology for Students and General Readers: Physical geology ..., Volume 1

Alexander Henry Green - Geology - 1876 - 552 pages
...geological speculation " no powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no actions to be admitted of except those of which we know the principle, and no extraordinary events to be alleged in order to explain a common appearance." * Following out...
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Geology for Students and General Readers: Physical geology ..., Volume 1

Alexander Henry Green - Geology - 1876 - 552 pages
...ready to have recourse to ; and laid down the principle, that in geological speculation " no powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no actions to lie admitted of except those of which we know the principle, and no extraordinary events...
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Humboldt Library of Popular Science Literature, Volume 2, Issues 37-48

1879
...chronicltd in the rocks, we must use the present economy of nature as our guide. In our investigations, "no powers, "he says, "are to be employed that are...admitted of except those of which we know the principle." "Nor are we to proceed in feigning causes when those appear insufficient which occur in our experience."...
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Geology for Students and General Readers: Physical Geology

Alexander Henry Green - Geology - 1880 - 555 pages
...ready to have recourse to ; and laid down the principle, that in geological speculation " no powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no actions to be admitted of except those of which wo know the principle, and no extraordinary events...
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Geological Sketches at Home and Abroad

Sir Archibald Geikie - Geology - 1882 - 332 pages
...chronicled in the rocks, we must use the present economy of nature as our guide. In our investigations, " no powers," he says, " are to be employed that are...admitted of except those of which we know the principle." " Nor are we to proceed in feigning causes when those appear insufficient which occur in our experience."1...
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Geology

Alexander Henry Green - Geology - 1882 - 728 pages
...ready to have recourse to ; and laid down the principle that in geological speculation " no powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no actions to be admitted of except those of which we know the principle, and no extraordinary events...
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The American Naturalist

Biology - 1896
...geological speculation " no powers are to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no actions to be admitted of except those of which we know the principle, and no extraordinary events to be alleged in order to explain a common appearance." He occupied himself...
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