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" ... of many years. In June, 1747, the body of a woman was found six feet deep, in a peatmoor in the Isle of Axholm, in Lincolnshire. The antique sandals on her feet afforded evidence of her having been buried there for many ages ; yet her nails, hair,... "
The Magazine of Science, and Schools of Art - Page 359
1841
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The Tatler: A Daily Journal of Literature and the Stage, Volume 4

Leigh Hunt - 1832 - 306 pages
...single night through grief. — Time"! Teletcope for 183?. SINGULAR PROPBHTV OF PEAT MUSSES. — An interesting circumstance attending the history of...described as having shown hardly any marks of decay. In a turbany on the estate of the Earl of Moira, in Ireland, a human body was dug up, a foet deep in...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Attempt to Explain the Former ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1832 - 368 pages
...is a subsoil of sand or gravel, it may cement them into ironstone or ferruginous conglomerate *. One interesting circumstance attending the history of...described as having shown hardly any marks of decay. In a turbary on the estate of the Earl of Moira, in Ireland, a human body was dug up, a foot deep in...
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The Monthly Review

1832 - 650 pages
...is a subsoil of sand or gravel, it may cement then into ironstone or ferruginous conglomerate. ' One interesting circumstance attending the history of...described as having shown hardly any marks of decay. In a turbary on the estate of the Earl of Moira, in Ireland, a human body was dug up, a foot deep in...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how for the Former Changes ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - 1835 - 442 pages
...interesting circumstance attending the history of peat* Essays, &c., p. 74. f Ibid., p. 347. mosses is the high state of preservation of animal substances...described as having shown hardly any marks of decay. In a turbary on the estate of the Earl of Moira, in Ireland, a human body was dug up, a foot deep in...
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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade ...

John Holland - 1835 - 514 pages
...animal substances are preserved entire for a great number of years. Many such instances are on record. In June 1747, the body of a woman was found six feet...skin are described as having shown hardly any marks BODIES PRESERVED IN PEAT. 49 of decay. A pair of sandals taken from the feet of a body so found in...
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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade ...

John Holland - 1835 - 516 pages
...animal substances are preserved entire for a great number of years. Many such instances are on record. In June 1747, the body of a woman was found six feet...skin are described as having shown hardly any marks BODIES PRESERVED IN PEAT. 49 of decay. A pair of sandals taken from the feet of a body so found in...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes ..., Volume 3

Sir Charles Lyell - 1835 - 474 pages
...state of preservation of animal substances buried in them for periods of many years. In June, 1 747, the body of a woman was found six feet deep, in a peat-moor in the Isle of Axholrn, in Lincolnshire. The antique sandals on her feet afforded evidence of her having been buried...
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Outlines of Geology: Intended as a Popular Treatise on the Most Interesting ...

John Lee Comstock - 1836 - 394 pages
...Hatfield chase, in Yorkshire, but it soon perished on exposure to the air. — Bdkewell's Gcol. In 1717, the body of a woman was found six feet deep, in a peat moor in Lincolnshire. The antique sandals on her feet afforded evidence of her having been buried...
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The art of deer-stalking

William Scrope - 1838 - 490 pages
...lapse of years ; and particularly the body of a woman was found six feet deep in the Isle of Anxholme in Lincolnshire: the antique sandals on her feet afforded...her having been buried there for many ages; yet her hair, nails, and skin are described as having shown scarcely any marks of decay.* Thus you might have...
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The Farmers' Register, A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Improvement of ...

Edmund Ruffin - 1838 - 782 pages
...recorded, which go to prove this property; a few, however, will only be mentioned. "In June, 1717, the body of a woman was found six feet deep, in a peat moor in the isle of Axholin, in Lincolnshire, England. The antique sandals on her (eet afforded...
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