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REMARKS,

&c.

26.

REMARKS

ON

CERTAIN PARTS OF MR. GRANVILLE PENN'S

COMPARATIVE ESTIMATE

OF THE

Mineral and Mosaical Geologies,

AND ON OTHER

GEOLOGICAL WRITINGS OF THE PRESENT DAY,

WHICH AFFECT THE

RIGHT INTERPRETATION OF THE TEXT OF SCRIPTURE.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR C. AND J. RIVINGTON,

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,

AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL.

1826.

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Printed by R. GILBERT, St. John's-Square, London.

CONTENTS.

Page

vii

Introduction

CHAPTER 1.

On the interpretation of the Hebrew word D1-Iom-Day,

in the Mosaic account of the Creation, and of the pro-
mulgation of the Law upon Mount Sinai ..

1

CHAPTER II.

The Hebrew feast of the new moon—The computation of

the Day from Evening to MorningThe division of time
into Weeks..

15

CHAPTER III.

The Curse, pronounced upon the Earth for the sake of

man immediately after the Fall, had no reference to the
Noachic Deluge

21

CHAPTER IV.

On the Rain, which fell for the space of forty days and
forty nights

33

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