World Library  
  

Search Results (5 titles)

Searched over 7.2 Billion pages in 0.42 seconds

 
Deposition (geology) (X) Language (X)

       
1
Records: 1 - 5 of 5 - Pages: 
  • Cover Image

Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...e of throwing light upon a book— raised to its grander station of a solemn deposition to the moral capacities of man in conflict with calamity—viewed ... ...h he himself takes up the subject. At this moment, for instance, how could geology be treated otherwise than childishly by one who should rely upon th...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

... victims should so far revive into consciousness as to make circumstantial depositions, that, by way of making this im- possible, he had proceeded ins... ...at it was not. I contend, that to have uttered the truths of astronomy, of geology, &c., at the era of new-born Chris- tianity, was not only below and... ...e language of scientific truth in dealing with the phenomena of astronomy, geology, or of any merely human knowledge. Now, thirdly and lastly, in orde... ...ust, or by another which is popular and erring. Now, on the other hand, in geology and cosmology, the case is stronger. Here there is no opening for a... ...he general outline of such a succession will be more and more confirmed as geology advances. But as to the time, the duration, of this successive evol... ...le, not more, and not less, applies to a revealed astronomy, or a revealed geology. As a fact, there is no such astronomy or geology: as a possibility...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...the whole business of this preliminary ex- amination being confined to the deposition of the accuser as to the circumstances under which he alleged th... ...r, since one solitary circumstance sufficed to establish a conspiracy. The deposition bore—that the lace had been se- creted and afterwards detected i... ...essions upon the age of our earth, &c., as to class him with those who use geology, cosmology, &c., for purposes of attack, or insinua- tion against t... ...at it was not. I contend, that to have uttered the truths of astronomy, of geology, &c., at the era of new-born Chris- tianity, was not only below the... ...ust, or by another which is popular and erring. Now, on the other hand, in geology and cosmology, the case is still stronger. Here there is no opening... ...at succession will doubtless be more and more confirmed and illustrated as geology advances. But as to the time, the duration, of this cosmogony, it i... ...n- tially the same ridicule applies to a revealed astronomy, or a revealed geology. As a fact, there is no such astronomy or geology: as a possibility... ...tible, because the period of its growth will be measured by the concurrent deposition of the Ceylon mustard-seed from the everlasting pillar. Yet why,...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

... that has become self-combustion:—as when, accord- ing to Neptuno-Plutonic Geology, the World is all decayed down into due attritus of this sort; and ... ...than he do now give fire; a man’s arm is shattered. Lecointre will depose (Deposition de Lecointre (in Hist. Parl. iii. 111-115.) that ‘the Sieur Card... ...eputation, comes praying for Judgment and Decheance, which is our name for Deposition; praying, at low- est, for Reference to the Eighty-three Departm... ...his long visage made still longer. Auguring no good; perhaps Decheance and Deposition after all! Stop it, ye Constitutional Patriots; fire itself is q... ...lled it; seemingly in the language of exaggeration: but listen to the cold deposition of witnesses. Not a musical Patriot can blow himself a snatch of... ...or of Paris, receives Louis in Paris, and Paris Parlement, on Petition for Deposition, decline of, in prison, at Queen’s trial, guillotined cruelly. B...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The French Revolution a History Volume One

By: Thomas Carlyle

...y that has become self-combustion:— as when, according to Neptuno-Plutonic Geology, the World is all decayed down into due attritus of this sort; and ... ...an he do now give fire; a man’s arm is shattered. Lecointre will de- pose (Deposition de Lecointre (in Hist. Parl. iii. 111-115.) that ‘the Sieur Card...

Read More
       
1
Records: 1 - 5 of 5 - Pages: 
 
 





Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.