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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,...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...complete, and some even spoke of Napoleon’s having been cap- tured, of his deposition, and of the choice of a new ruler for France. It is very difficu... ... of statistics, geography, politi- cal economy, comparative philology, and geology , which directly contradict its assumptions. The struggle between t...

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