Outlines of Geology: Intended as a Popular Treatise on the Most Interesting Parts of the Science. Together with an Examination of the Question, Whether the Days of Creation Were Indefinite Periods. Designed for the Use of Schools of General Readers
Robinson, Pratt, & Company, 1837 - 384 pages
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Page 341 - These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens.
Page 328 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
Page 321 - And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
Page 323 - And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth and in the open firmament of heaven.
Page 368 - God said, Let there be light: let there be a firmament: let the waters under the heaven be gathered together into one place: let the earth bring forth: let there be lights in the firmament of heaven.
Page 335 - And every plant of the field before it was in the earth and every herb of the field before it grew for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth and there was not a man to till the ground...
Page 140 - ... processes. They are found in elevations far above the level of every part of the ocean, and in places to which the sea could not be conveyed by any existing cause. They are not only inclosed in loose sand, but are often incrusted and penetrated on all sides by the hardest stones.
Page 369 - Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field...