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Сторінка 215 - 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 215 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Сторінка 216 - 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. And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
Сторінка 215 - And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Сторінка 388 - And there was again war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand, and six toes on each foot, twenty-four in number; and he also was descended from the giants.
Сторінка 201 - But the most noble and profitable invention of all other, was that of 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 434 - To expect that the Americans or Africans can be raised by any culture to an equal height in moral sentiments and intellectual energy with Europeans, appears to me quite as unreasonable as it would be to hope that the bull-dog may equal the greyhound in speed ; that the latter may be taught to hunt by scent like the hound ; or that the mastiff may rival in talents and acquirements the sagacious and docile poodle.
Сторінка 7 - God, the immortality of the soul, and a future state of rewards and punishments have been esteemed useful engines of government.
Сторінка 448 - Coarse, unwholesome, and ill-prepared food," says Buffon, " makes the human race degenerate. All those people who live miserably are ugly and ill-made. Even in France, the country people are not so beautiful as those who live in towns ; and I have often remarked that in those villages where the people are richer and better fed than in others, the men are likewise more handsome, and have better countenances.