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" It is easy to represent the effect of such a shock upon the Earth — the axis and motion of rotation changed — the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new equator — the greater part of men and animals drowned... "
The System of the World - Page 62
by Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809
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The inverted scheme of Copernicus: with the pretended experiments upon which ...

B. Prescot - 1822
...shock upon the earth: the axis and motion of rotation changed, the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new...of men and animals drowned in a universal deluge," (would not the whole in such case be drowned?) " or destroyed by the violence of the shock given to...
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On natural theology

Thomas Chalmers - Presbyterian Church - 1840
...upon the Earth — the axis and motion of rotation changed — the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new...monuments of human industry reversed — such are the effects which the shock of a comet would produce." " We see then why the Ocean has abandoned the highest...
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The seasons, ed. with notes by A.T. Thomson

James Thomson - 1847
...precipitate themselves towards the new equator ; the greater part of man and animals drowned in an universal deluge, or destroyed by the violence of...shock given to the terrestrial globe ; whole species annihilated ; all the monuments of art reversed : such are the disasters which the shock of a comet...
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The gallery of nature: a pictorial and descriptive tour through creation

Thomas Milner - 1848 - 803 pages
...shock upon the earth ; the axis and motion of rotation changed ; the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new...shock given to the terrestrial globe ; whole species annihilated ; all the monuments of human industry reversed ; such are the disasters which a shock of...
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Popular lectures on astronomy: delivered at the Royal observatory of Paris

François Arago - Science - 1848 - 95 pages
...rush violently toward the new equator ; a great part of the human and animal races drowned in this universal deluge, or destroyed by the violence of the shock given to the terrestrial globe ; entire species annihilated : all the courses of human industry confounded ; — such would be the...
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On Natural Theology, Volume 1

Thomas Chalmers - Natural theology - 1850
...upon the Earth — the axis and motion of rotation changed — the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new...monuments of human industry reversed — such are the effects which the. shock of a comet would produce."—. " We see then why the Ocean has abandoned the...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 45

George R. Graham, Charles Jacobs Peterson, Edgar Allan Poe, Ann Sophia Stephens, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Joseph Ripley Chandler, Robert Taylor Conrad, Bayard Taylor - 1854
...ancient position, to precipitate themselves toward the new equator ; the greater part of men and animait drowned in a universal deluge, or destroyed by the...shock given to the terrestrial globe; whole species annihilated; all the monuments of human industry reversed ; such are the disasters which a shock of...
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The gallery of nature: a tour through creation

Thomas Milner - 1860
...shock upon the earth j the axis and motion of rotation changed ; the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new...shock given to the terrestrial globe ; whole species annihilated ; all the monuments of human industry reversed ; such are the disasters which a shock of...
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The Leisure Hour, Volume 32

Great Britain - 1883
...shock upon the earth — the axis and motion of rotation changed, the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves towards the new...universal deluge, or destroyed by the violence of a shock given to the terrestrial globe, whole species destroyed, all the monuments of human industry...
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Impact!: The Threat of Comets and Asteroids

Gerrit L. Verschuur - Science - 1997 - 502 pages
...of rotation changed; the waters abandoning their ancient position to precipitate themselves toward the new equator; the greater part of men and animals...shock given to the terrestrial globe; whole species annihilated; all the monuments of human industry reversed; such are the disasters which a shock of...
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