Paradise Found: The Cradle of the Human Race at the North Pole; a Study of the Prehistoric World

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1885 - 505 páginas
Treatise on ancient, medieval and modern cosmologic, ethnologic, geologic and religious thought concerning Eden and the North Pole as a centre of distribution for animal and plant species.
 

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This is a great view of the history of the world. Highly recommend it. Wonder why his hypothesis isn't more widely known. Ler resenha completa

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Página 27 - And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
Página 204 - For promotion cometh neither from the east, Nor from the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge: He putteth down one, and setteth up another.
Página 206 - I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me : refuge failed me ; no man cared for my soul.
Página 128 - How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Página 279 - And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Página 413 - As we degenerate, the contrast between us and our house is more evident. We are as much strangers in nature, as we are aliens from God.
Página 413 - Meantime, in the thick darkness, there are not wanting gleams of a better light, — occasional examples of the action of man upon nature with his entire force, — with reason as well as understanding.
Página 161 - There are ten winter months there, two summer months ; and those are cold for the waters, cold for the earth, cold for the trees.
Página 362 - It seems certain, that, according to the natural progress of human thought, the ignorant multitude must first entertain some groveling and familiar notion of superior powers, before they stretch their conception to that perfect Being, who bestowed order on the whole frame of nature. We may as reasonably imagine, that men inhabited palaces before huts and cottages, or studied geometry before agriculture; as assert that the Deity appeared to them a pure spirit, omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent,...
Página 413 - Man is the dwarf of himself. Once he was permeated and dissolved by spirit. He filled nature with his overflowing currents. Out from him sprang the sun and moon ; from man the sun, from woman the moon.

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