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" ... of the deep ? We felt ourselves necessarily carried back to the time when the schistus on which we stood was yet at the bottom of the sea, and when the sandstone before us was only beginning to be deposited in the shape of sand or mud, from the waters... "
The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Linlithgow, Haddington Berwick - Page 297
1845
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 50

1806 - 614 pages
...from the bosom of the deep ? We felt ourselves necessarily carried back to the time when the echinus on which we stood was yet at the bottom of the sea,...mud from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epncha ¬ętill moie remote presented itself when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837 - 608 pages
...espoused, they were animated with all the enthusiasm with which great truths first break upon the mind. ' We felt ' ourselves necessarily carried back to the...ocean. An epocha still more remote presented itself, wherever ' the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing upright in ' vertical beds, lay in...
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Record: containing sermons, annotations on Revelation, a brief statement of ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1850 - 842 pages
...these formations, Lad we actually seen them emerging from the bosom of the deep ? We felt ourselvet carried back to the time when the schistus on which...mud from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch, still more remote, presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1851 - 602 pages
...of the different formation of these rocks, and of the long interval which separated their formation had we actually seen them emerging from the bosom...mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1852 - 570 pages
...of the different formation of these rocks, and of the long interval which separated their formation, had we actually seen them emerging from the bosom...mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1854 - 556 pages
...formation of these rocks, and of the long interval which separated their formation, had we actuallv seen them emerging from the bosom of the deep ? We...mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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A Manual of Elementary Geology: Or, The Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1860 - 718 pages
...from the bosom of the deep ? We felt ourselves necessarily carried back to the time when the schist us on which we stood was yet at the bottom of the sea,...mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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Elements of Geology Or the Ancient Changes of the Earth and Its Inhabitants ...

Charles Lyell - 1865 - 830 pages
...of the different formation of these rocks, and of the long interval which separated their formation, had we actually seen them emerging from the bosom...mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Volume 5

Edinburgh Geological Society - 1885 - 680 pages
...at the bottom of the sea, and when the sandstone liefere us was only beginning to be 1 Vol. ip 430. deposited, in the shape of sand or mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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Noonday Exigencies in America

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1871 - 224 pages
...of the different formation of these rocks, and of the long interval which separated their formation, had we actually seen them emerging from the bosom...mud, from the waters of a superincumbent ocean. An epoch still more remote presented itself, when even the most ancient of these rocks, instead of standing...
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