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Seite 221 - And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days,
Seite 220 - And God said. Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear : and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth ; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas : and God saw that it was good.
Seite 221 - ... to give light upon the earth : & it was so. And God made two great lights ; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night : he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, and to rule over the day and over the night, & to divide the light from the darkness : and God saw that it was good.
Seite 221 - God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of heaven to give light upon the earth...
Seite 291 - ... and human objects, was agglutinated to the roof by the infiltration of water holding lime in solution ; that subsequently, and within the human period, such a great amount of change took place in the physical configuration of the district as to have caused the cave to be washed out and emptied of its contents, excepting the floor breccia, and the patches of material cemented to the roof and since coated with additional stalagmite.
Seite 217 - And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night: and the evening and the morning were the first day.
Seite 42 - Miage, and watch the silent energy of the ice and the sun. No animal ever passes, but yet the stillness of death is not there ; the ice is cracking and straining onwards — the gravel slides over the bed to which it was frozen during the night, but now lubricated by the effect of sunshine. The fine sand detached loosens the gravel which it supported, the gravel the little fragments, and the little fragments the great, till, after some preliminary noise, the thunder of clashing rocks is heard, which...
Seite 244 - Presently he came to one of the worm-eaten branches, which he began to examine most attentively ; and bending forward his ears, and applying his nose close to the bark, he rapidly tapped the surface with the curious second digit, as a woodpecker taps a tree, though with much less noise, from time to time inserting the end of the slender finger into the worm-holes, as a surgeon would a probe. At length he came to a part of the branch which evidently gave out an interesting sound, for he began to tear...
Seite 116 - Substance" (socalled), which fell in Inverness-shire in June 1858. By John Davy, MD, FRS, London and Edinburgh, &c. This shower took place about the 10th of June. The following account of it is from the Inverness Courier ; and, as showing the interest the phenomenon excited, it was republished in most of the English papers. The copy I give is from the Spectator of the 3d July. " After the late thunder-storm, a deposit resembling sulphur was observed in several places in this neighbourhood (Inverness)....