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Page 25 - But expectation is permissible where belief is not ; and if it were given me to look beyond the abyss of geologically recorded time to the still more remote period when the earth was passing through physical and chemical conditions, which it can no more see again than a man can recal his infancy, I should expect to be a witness of the evolution of living protoplasm from not living matter.
Page 25 - But though I cannot express this conviction of mine too strongly, I must carefully guard myself against the supposition that I intend to suggest that no such thing as Abiogenesis ever has taken place in the past or ever will take place in the future. With organic chemistry, molecular physics, and physiology yet in their infancy, and every day making prodigious strides, I think it would be the height of presumption for any man to sa^ that the conditions under which matter assumes the properties we...
Page 196 - QUANTITIES AND MEASUREMENTS, How to Calculate and Take them in Bricklayers', Masons', Plasterers*, Plumbers', Painters', Paperhangers', Gilders', Smiths', .Carpenters', and Joiners
Page 196 - HANDRAILING. Showing New and Simple Methods for Finding the Pitch of the Plank, Drawing the Moulds, Bevelling, Jointing-up, and Squaring the Wreath. By GEORGE COLLINGS.
Page 196 - BRICKWORK: a Practical Treatise, embodying the General and Higher Principles of Bricklaying, Cutting and Setting, &c. By F. WALKER.
Page 196 - The Construction of Roofs of Wood and Iron; Deduced chiefly from the Works of Robison, Tredgold, and Humber.
Page 25 - So much for the history of the progress of Redi's great doctrine of Biogenesis, which appears to me, with the limitations I have expressed, to be victorious along the whole line at the present day.