Lectures on Physiology, Zoology, and the Natural History of Man: Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons

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Сторінка 248 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Сторінка 248 - This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him ; male and female created he them ; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
Сторінка 249 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them : and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Сторінка 249 - Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
Сторінка 248 - ... in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Сторінка 249 - And of every living thing of all flesh two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark to keep them alive with thee ; they shall be male and female.
Сторінка 436 - Buffon, is 1. That the animals common both to the old and new world, are smaller in the latter. 2. That those peculiar to the new, are on a smaller scale. 3. That those which have been domesticated in both, have degenerated in America: and 4. That on the whole it exhibits fewer species.
Сторінка 514 - Upon the whole, every circumstance concurs in proving that mankind are not composed of species essentially different from each other ; that, on the contrary, there was originally but one species...
Сторінка 232 - SPEECH, consisting of names or appellations, and their connexion; whereby men register their thoughts; recall them when they are past; and also declare them one to another for mutual utility and conversation; without which, there had been amongst men, neither commonwealth, nor society, nor contract, nor peace, no more than amongst lions, bears, and wolves.
Сторінка 255 - But neither the annals nor the traditions of nations reach back to those remote ages, in which they took possession of the different countries where they are now settled. We cannot trace the branches of this first family, or point out, with certainty, the time and manner in which they divided and spread over the face of the globe. Even .among the most enlightened people, the period of authentic history is extremely short, and every thing prior to that is fabulous or obscure.

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