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" Let the hurricane tear up its thousand huge fragments ; yet what will that tell against the accumulated labour of myriads of architects at work night and day, month after month ? Thus do we see the soft and gelatinous body of a polypus, through the agency... "
The chemistry of creation - Page 510
by Robert Ellis (F.L.S.) - 1850
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1839
...former, takes part in the contest. The organic forces separate the atoms of carbonate of lime one by one from the foaming breakers, and unite them into...tear up its thousand huge fragments; yet what will this tell against the accumulated labours of myriads of architects at work night and day, month after...
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Principles of geology; or, the modern changes of the earth and its ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - Geology - 1840
...former, takes part in the contest. The organic forces separate the atoms of carbonate of lime one by one from the foaming breakers, and unite them into a symmetrical structure; myriads of architects are at work night and day, month after month, and we see their soft and gelatinous...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1845
...in the contest. The organic forces (coral animals) separate the atoms of carbonate of lime, one by one from the foaming breakers, and unite them into...symmetrical structure. Let the hurricane tear up its thousands of huge fragments, yet what will this tell against the accumulated labour of myriads of architects...
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Zoology: Fishes and invertebrated animals

William Benjamin Carpenter - Fishes - 1845
...forces separate tho atoms of carbonate of lime one by one from the foaming breakers, and rear them up into a symmetrical structure. Let the hurricane tear up its thousand huge fragments; yet what will thus tell against the accumulated labour of myriads of architects at work day and night, month after...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Beagle Expedition - 1846
...antagonist, takes part in the contest. The organic forces separate the atoms of carbonate of lime, one by one, from the foaming breakers, and unite them into a symmetrical structure. Let the and the animal always appears languishing and sickly." hurricane tear up its thousand huge fragments...
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The History of Barbados: Comprising a Geographical and Statistical ...

Robert Hermann Schomburgk - Barbados - 1848 - 722 pages
...construction those numerous islands which are scattered for thousands of miles over the space of the ocean1. "Let the hurricane tear up its thousand huge fragments,...myriads of architects at work night and day, month after month9 ? " The beauty and regular structure of some species of Astraea are very remarkable ; they are...
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Zoology: A Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits ..., Volume 2

William Benjamin Carpenter - Zoology - 1848
...forces separate the atoms of carbonate of lime one by one from the foaming breakers, and rear them up into a symmetrical structure. Let the hurricane tear up its thousand huge fragments ; yet what will thus tell against the accumulated labour of myriads of architects at work day and night, month after...
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Zoology: A Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits ..., Volume 2

William Benjamin Carpenter - Zoology - 1848
...what will thus tell against the accumulated labour of myriads of architects at work day and night, month after month. Thus do we see the soft and gelatinous body of a polypus, through the ageney of the vital laws, conquering the great mechanical power of the waves of...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 1

Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1850
...works of nature"' would have crumbled into nothing before the relentless fury of a disturbed ocean '? ''Let the hurricane tear up its thousand huge fragments, yet what will that tell against the accumulated labor of myriads of architects at work day and night, month after month?'' for here organic force is...
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A Second Missionary Visit to the Friendly and Feejee Islands, in the Year MDCCCL

Walter Lawry - Fiji - 1851 - 217 pages
...former takes part in the contest. The organic forces separate the atoms of carbonate of lime one by one from the foaming breakers, and unite them into...tear up its thousand huge fragments ; yet what will this tell against the accumulated labour of myriads of architects at work night and day, month after...
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