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" geology, in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats, undoubtedly ranks, in the scale of the sciences, next to astronomy... "
The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful Knowledge - Página 127
1838
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian ..., Volumen3

...geology, and to recommend them as fitted to afford much assistance in acquiring the science which, " in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats, undoubtedly ranks in the scale of sciences next to astronomy." We must also add, that the work is very beautifully illustrated by wood-cuts...
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The Journal [afterw.] The Madras journal of literature and science, ed. by J ...

Madras literary society - 1834
...information on the hitherto almost unknown geological constitution of the Peninsula. Herschel observes that " Geology in " the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats, un" doubtedly ranks, in the scale of the sciences, next to astronomy; " like astronomy, too, its progress...
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Madras Journal of Literature and Science, Volumen1

1834
...information on the hitherto almost unknown geological constitution of the Peninsula. Herschel observes that " Geology in " the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats, un" doubtedly ranks, in the scale of the sciences, next to astronomy ; " like astronomy, too, its progress...
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The Penny Mechanic and Chemist: A Magazine of the Arts and Sciences

1841
...subscribe to the opinion of Sir John Herschel (" Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy"), that " geology, in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects...which it treats, undoubtedly ranks, in the scale of sciences, next to astronomy ?" Even when regarded in its secondary applications, geology is not destitute...
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Magazine of Popular Science, and Journal of the Useful Arts, Volumen2

1836
...JOURNAL OF THE USEFUL ARTS. A POPULAR COURSE OF GEOLOGY. INTRODUCTION. SIR JOHN HERSCHEL has said that Geology, in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects of which it treats, ranks in the scale of the sciences, next to Astronomy; to which we may add, that it will ever be more...
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Geology and mineralogy considered with reference to natural theology, Volumen1

William Buckland - 1837 - 87 páginas
...that this work may never be injurious, but may conduce to thy glory and the good of souls." limity of the objects of which it treats, undoubtedly ranks in the scale of sciences next to astronomy;" and the history of the structure of our planet, when it shall be fully...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumen11

1838
...the earth of its exact state at some former epoch, the variations to which terrestrial phenomena ore subject would be disclosed ; and by the comparison...methods of research and purer models of reasoning than those afforded by the treasures of ancient philosophy which havo been preserved to oui time. Nor is...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volúmenes11-12

1838
...exempt from change, will furnish one, and only one, satisfactory general contemplation or theory of tho origin, structure, and successive changes of the globe,...the objects of which it treats, undoubtedly ranks, iu the scale of the sciences, next to astronomy,' it owes this great distinction to the humility with...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1838
...knowledge ' have been taken within the memory of the generation now passing away. If, as Sir John Ilerschel tells us ('Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy,')....scale of the sciences, next to astronomy,' it owes tliis j;rc:U distinction to the humility with which its modern cultivators have sought within the ranks...
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Journal of the Statistical Society of London, Volumen1

1839
...the opinion of Sir John Herschel, than whom no one is better qualified to judge on such a subject, " geology, in the magnitude and sublimity of the objects...in the scale of the sciences next to astronomy." It is perhaps not reasonable to expect that minds to whom the science owes this proud distinction should...
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