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Página 58 - It isnotone kind that commences and completes the structure to the summit. One kind does a part of the work, and then ceases ; another kind comes in and continues the work for a while, and ceases in its turn ; and so on till it is completed. Here we have a slanting shore ; suppose at six hundred feet distance from the shore the depth is ten or twelve fathoms. It will be a favorable level for the formation of a succession of reefs ; for the animals which begin to work live at that depth.
Página 6 - ... there is, I shall not say so much the mark of design on all outward things, as an experience forced in upon the mind of the thoughtful naturalist, that, penetrate into nature wherever he may, thought has been there before him ; that, to quote the words of one of the most distinguished, " there is really a plan, a thoughtful plan, a plan which may be read in the relations which you and I, and all living beings scattered over the surface of our earth, hold to one another.