The Testimony of the Rocks: Or, Geology in Its Bearings on the Two Theologies, Natural and Revealed

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Gould and Lincoln, 1857 - 502 páginas
 

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Página 37 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Página 138 - So careful of the type?' but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries, 'A thousand types are gone: I care for nothing, all shall go. Thou makest thine appeal to me: I bring to life, I bring to death: The spirit does but mean the breath: I know no more.
Página 229 - Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written; Which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
Página 233 - 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...
Página 138 - Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams? So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life...
Página 198 - Let there be light, said God ; And forthwith light Ethereal, first of things, quintessence pure, Sprung from the deep ; and from her native east To journey through the aery gloom began, Sphered in a radiant cloud, for yet the sun Was not ; she in a cloudy tabernacle Sojourn'd the while.
Página 184 - Ran purple to the sea, supposed with blood Of Thammuz yearly wounded; the love-tale Infected Sion's daughters with like heat; Whose wanton passions in the sacred porch Ezekiel saw, when, by the vision led, His eye surveyed the dark idolatries Of alienated Judah.
Página 263 - He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth...
Página 139 - No more? A monster then, a dream, A discord. Dragons of the prime, That tare each other in their slime. Were mellow music match'd with him. O life as futile, then, as frail! O for thy voice to soothe and bless ! What hope of answer, or redress ? Behind the veil, behind the veil.
Página 274 - ... assert Eternal Providence, and justify the ways of God to man.

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