... her own fubftance. If the repeated loppings of thickets and forefts, were to be all thrown together for fome ages, they would form piles as high as the mountains themfelves, on which they were cut; and if the earth either produced the woods, or nourifhed...
Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on Such ... - Page 261
by NoŽl Antoine Pluche - 1766
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