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What Is Truth? an Inquiry Concerning the Antiquity and Unity of the Human Race
Ebenezer Burgess,Pierre Schneyder
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Page 344 - And Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood.
Page 171 - Behold, thou hast driven me out this day from the face of the earth; and from thy face shall I be hid; and I shall be a fugitive and a vagabond in the earth; and it shall come to pass, that every one that findeth me shall slay me.
Page 245 - No man hath seen God at any time ; the only-begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him.
Page 21 - I need not dwell on the proofs of the low antiquity of our species, for it is not controverted by any experienced geologist ; indeed, the real difficulty consists in tracing back the signs of man's existence on the earth to that comparatively modern period when species, now his contemporaries, began to predominate. If there be a difference of opinion respecting the occurrence in certain deposits of the remains of man and his works, it...
Page 387 - ... composition with them, that they should leave Egypt, and go, without any harm to be done to them, whithersoever they would; and that, after this composition was made, they went away with their whole families and effects, not fewer in number than two hundred and forty thousand, and took their journey from Egypt, through the wilderness, for Syria; but that as they were in fear of the Assyrians, who had then the dominion over Asia, they built a city in that country which is now called Judea...
Page 386 - That under a king, whose name was Alisphragmuthosis, the shepherds were subdued by him, and were indeed driven out of other parts of Egypt, but were shut up in a place that contained ten thousand acres; this place was named Avaris-.
Page 344 - And Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years, and begat sons and daughters.
Page 243 - He, having willed to produce various beings from his own divine substance, first with a thought created the waters, and placed in them a productive seed...