Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for Promoting Useful Knowledge, Volume 18

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American Philosophical Society., 1880

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Página 123 - For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices, which they offered year by year continually, make the comers thereunto perfect.
Página 145 - It is inconceivable that inanimate brute matter should without the mediation of something else, which is not material, operate upon and affect other matter without mutual contact, as it must be if gravitation, in the sense of Epicurus, be essential and inherent in it.
Página 444 - The eye of man hath not heard, the ear of man hath not seen; man's hand is not able to taste, his tongue to conceive, nor his heart to report, what my dream was.
Página 319 - And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Página 190 - The sun is in the zenith. Legend — Let us look to the Most High, who blessed our fathers with peace.
Página 145 - This most beautiful system of the sun, planets, and comets, could only proceed from the counsel and dominion of an intelligent and powerful Being.
Página 112 - Walton quarry and rock-cut of the Northern Central Railroad, on the west bank of the Susquehanna river opposite Harrisburg ; where a consecutive series of the beds, all conformable, and all dipping regularly about 30° to the southward, afforded a good opportunity for collecting two sets of specimens for analysis, one at the bottom and the other at the top of the cut.
Página 316 - Behold, the man has become like one of Us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he put out his hand and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever...
Página 144 - He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?
Página 169 - Palteozoic deposits of the Amazonas, those of the Carboniferous occupy the most extensive area and, at the same time, present the greatest difficulties to study. Composed for the most part of soft beds, they suffered extensive denudation, during the interval between the close of the Carboniferous and the beginning of the Tertiary, during which time they were, for the most part, exposed above the level of the sea ; by the deposit of the...

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