The Races of Man: And Their Geographical Distribution

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George Bell, 1854 - 445 páginas

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Página xxxvi - And the bow shall be in the cloud, and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
Página xl - When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
Página xxxvi - God so loved the world as to give his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth on him might not perish, but have everlasting life;" — that he came "not to destroy the world, but that the world through him might be saved.
Página xxxvii - These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations: and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.
Página 297 - The Polynesian groups are everywhere separated from South America by a vast expanse of ocean, where rough waves and perpetually adverse winds and currents oppose access from the west. In attempting, from any part of Polynesia, to reach America, a canoe would naturally and almost necessarily be conveyed to the northern extreme of California ; and this is the precise limit where the second physical race of men makes its appearance. So well understood is the course of navigation, that San Francisco,...
Página xxxvi - And the times of this ignorance God winked at, but now commandeth all men every where to repent : because he hath appointed a day in the which he will judge the world in righteousness, by that man whom he hath ordained ; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead.
Página 44 - The profile," according to Dr. Pickering, " is usually more vertical than in the white race, but this may be owing in part to the mode of carriage, for the skull does not show a superior facial angle.
Página lxvi - Upon the whole, every circumstance concurs in proving, that mankind are not composed of species essentially different from each other; that, on the contrary, there was originally but one species...
Página 303 - man becomes infirm and weary of the world, " he is said to invite his own children to eat him " in the season when salt and limes are cheapest. " He then ascends a tree, round which his friends " and offspring assemble, and as they shake the " tree, join in a funeral dirge, the import of " which is, ' The season is come, the fruit is ripe,
Página lxix - We find everywhere the same susceptibility, though not always in the same degree of forwardness or ripeness of improvement, of admitting the cultivation of these universal endowments, of opening the eyes of the mind to the more clear and luminous views which Christianity unfolds, of becoming moulded to the institutions of religion and of civilized life : in a word the same inward and mental nature is to be recognised in all the races of men.

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