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#1. The grand old Book of God still stands; and this old earth, the more its leaves are turned over and pondered, the more it will sustain and illustrate the Sacred word. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#2. Some writers, rejecting the idea which science had reached, that reefs of rocks could be due in any way to "animalcules," have talked of electrical forces, the first and last appeal of ignorance. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#3. A map of the moon ... should be in every geological lecture room; for no where can we have a more complete or more magnificent illustration of volcanic operations. Our sublimest volcanoes would rank among the smaller lunar eminences; and our Etnas are but spitting furnaces. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#4. Mr Hall's hypothesis has its cause for subsidence, but none for the lifting of the thickened sunken crust into mountains. It is a theory for the origin of mountains, with the origin of mountains left out. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#5. Science, while it penetrates deeply the system of things about us, sees everywhere, in the dim limits of vision, the word mystery. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#6. Mount Shasta - a vision of immensity such as pertains to the vast universe rather than to our own planet. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#7. The coral zoophyte may be leveled by transported masses swept over by the waters; yet like the trodden sod, it sprouts again, and continues to grow and flourish as before. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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#8. The profoundest facts in the earth's history prove that the oceans have always been oceans. - Author: James Dwight Dana
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