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" If you ask them how they defend these monstrosities ? how things do not fall away from the earth on that side ? they reply that the nature of things is such, that heavy bodies tend... "
A History of the Intellectual Development of Europe - Página 309
por John William Draper - 1875
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The Evolution of Man: His Religious Systems and Social Customs

William Wright Hardwicke - 1899 - 300 páginas
...325), asserted the globular theory of the earth to be heretical, and said : " Is it possible that man can be so absurd as to believe that the crops and the trees on the other side of the earth hang downwards, and that men have their feet higher than their heads ?" Then he admits that the philosophers,...
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Ancient History to the Death of Charlemagne

Willis Mason West - 1902 - 564 páginas
...514), speaks of the doctrine in these words : — " Is it possible men can believe that the crops and trees on the other side of the earth hang downward,...that men have their feet higher than their heads ? If yon ask them how they defend these monstrosities, how things do not fall away from the earth on that...
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The Flemings in Oxford: Being Documents Selected from the Rydal ..., Volumen1

Stanley Hughes Le Fleming - 1904 - 591 páginas
...Lactantius (Intt. 1. iii. 23), quoted by Whewell, History of the Inductive Sciences (ed. 1847), vol. ip 371, 'that men can be so absurd as to believe that the crops and trees on the other side of the earth hang downwards, and that men there have their feet higher than...
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The Monist, Volumen15

Paul Carus - 1905
...therein. "Is it possible," says Lactantius, another father of the Church of the same period, "that man can be so absurd as to believe that the crops and the trees on the other side of the earth hang downwards and that men have their feet higher than their heads?" The ink was hardly dry on Constantine's...
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - 1907 - 488 páginas
...can be so absurd as to believe that there are crops and the trees on the other side of the earth that hang downward, and that men have their feet higher...If you ask them how they defend these monstrosities 1 how things do not fall away from the earth on that side ? they reply that the nature of things is...
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - 1907 - 488 páginas
...could never traverse, that his eyes might never see. CHAPTER V BION AND THE DOCTRINE OF A ROUND EARTH Is it possible that men can be so absurd as to believe that there are crops and the trees on the other side of the earth that hang downward, and that men have...
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - 1907 - 488 páginas
...that all the after flood of years would not disturb ? CHAPTER V BION AND THE DOCTRINE OF A ROUND EARTH Is it possible that men can be so absurd as to believe that there are crops and the trees on the other side of the earth that hang downward, and that men have...
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The World Machine: The First Phase; the Cosmic Mechanism

Carl Snyder - 1907 - 488 páginas
...could never traverse, that his eyes might never see. CHAPTER V BION AND THE DOCTRINE OF A ROUND EARTH Is it possible that men can be so absurd as to believe that there are crops and the trees on the other side of the earth that hang downward, and that men have...
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Oxford Historical Society, Volumen44

Oxford Historical Society (Oxford, England) - 1904
...Lactantius (Inst. \. iii. 33), quoted by Whewell, History of the Inductive Sciences (ed. 1847), vol. ip 271, 'that men can be so absurd as to believe that the crops and trees on the other side of the earth hang downwards, and that men there have their feet higher than...
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Justice Without Frontiers: Furthering Human Rights

C. G. Weeramantry - 1998 - 684 páginas
...can be so absurd as to believe that there are crops and trees on the other side of the earth, that hang downward and that men have their feet higher...you ask them how they defend these monstrosities, why things do not fall away from the earth on that side, they reply that the nature of things is such...
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