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" The world which we inhabit is composed of the materials, not of the earth which was the immediate predecessor of the present, but of the earth, which is ascending from the present, we consider as the third, and which had preceded the land that was above... "
A Short History of Nearly Everything - Page 67
by Bill Bryson - 2003 - 560 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 58, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1788
...piedeceffor of the prefer. r» " but of the earth which, in afcending " from tiie prefent, wt confidcr as the " third, and which had preceded the " land that was above the furface of " the fea, while our prefent land was " yet beneath the water of the ocean. " Here arc tliree...
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Theory of the earth; or an investigation of the laws observable in the ...

James Hutton - 1788
...immediate predeceffbr of the prefent, but of the earth which, in afcending from the prefent, we confider as the third, and which had preceded the land that was above the furface of the fea, while our prefent land was yet beneath the water of the ocean. Here are three diftincT:...
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 12

English literature - 1789
...immediate predeceflbr of the prefent, but of the earth which, in afcending from the prefent, we confider as the third, and which had preceded the land that was above the furface of the fea while our prefent land was yet beneath the water of the ocean. Here are three diftinft...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 6, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...immediate predeceflbr of the prefent, but of the earth which, in afeending from the prefent, we confider as the third, and which had preceded the land that was above the furface of the fea while our prefent land was yet beneath the water -of the ocean. Here are three diftinft...
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Italy: a poem. With historical and classical notes

John Edmund Reade - 1838
...ages rolled Upon their topmost capitals. " The world which we inhabit, " says Buckland, "is com" posed of the materials, not of the earth which was the "...consider as " the third, and which had preceded the land which was " above the surface of the sea, while our present land " was beneath the waters of the Ocean....
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The certainties of geology

William Sidney Gibson - 1840
...—not of the system of nature which was the immediate predecessor of the present; but,—of ths system which in ascending from the present we consider as...was above the surface of the sea, while our present continents were yet beneath its waters." "There are," (it has been observed) " three distinct, successive...
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Incentives to the Cultivation of the Science of Geology: Designed for the ...

Samuel Sidwell Randall - Geology - 1846 - 189 pages
...animals which are proper to that fluid medium." — " The world which we inhabit," he continues, " is composed of the materials, not of the earth which...consider as the third, and which had preceded the land which was above the level of the sea, while our present land was yet beneath the waters of the ocean....
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The King's college literary and scientific magazine [afterw.] King's college ...

London univ, King's coll
...of fossil organic bodies ; while Dr. Hutton had learnt that " there is a system in nature," that " the world which we inhabit is composed of the materials...consider as the third, and which had preceded the land which was above the surface of the sea while our present land was yet beneath the water of the ocean."...
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The Earth Around Us: Maintaining A Livable Planet

Jill Schneiderman - Social Science - 2008 - 300 pages
...globe of this Earth has existed." But after Jedburgh and Siccar Point what estimate could there be? "The world which we inhabit is composed of the materials...predecessor of the present but of the earth which . . . had preceded the land that was above the surface of the sea while our present land was yet beneath...
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Transactions - The Royal Society of Edinburgh

Science - 1788
...immediate predeceflbr of the prefent, but of the earth which, in afcending from the prefent, we confider as the third, and which had preceded the land that was above the furface of the fea, while our prefent land was yet beneath the water of the ocean. Here are three diftincl...
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