Travels and Researches in Crete, Volume 2

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Page 32 - For this cause left I thee in Crete, that thou shouldest set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city, as I had appointed thee: 6 If any be blameless, the husband of one wife, having faithful children, not accused of riot, or unruly.
Page 10 - And liecauso the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phœnice, and there to winter : which is an haven of Crete, and lieth towards the southwest and north-west.
Page 276 - The inferences which I draw from these facts are not opposed to one of the leading propositions of Darwin's theory. With him, I have no faith in the opinion that the Mammoth and other extinct Elephants made their appearance suddenly, after the type in which their fossil remains are presented to us. The most rational view seems to be, that they are in some shape the modified descendants of earlier progenitors. But if the asserted facts be correct, they seem clearly to indicate that the older elephants...
Page 281 - There is no proof, that all the differences which now distinguish organized beings, are such as may have been produced by circumstances. All that has been advanced upon this subject is hypothetical. Experience, on the contrary, appears to prove, that, in the actual state of the globe, varieties are confined within rather narrow limits, and go back as far as we may, we still find those limits the same.
Page 215 - Captaine of that strength very curteously performed; and would also have diswaded me from my purpose, but I by no perswasion of him would stay. From thence departing, all alone, scarcely was I advanced twelve miles in my way, when I was beset on the skirt of a Rocky Mountaine; with three Greeke...
Page 276 - is merely an adjunct. The whole range of the Mammalia, fossil and recent, cannot furnish a species, which has had a wider geographical distribution, and at the same time passed through a longer term of time, and through more extreme changes of clirnatal conditions, than the Mammoth.
Page 32 - One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, the Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, slow bellies.
Page 31 - To Titus, mine own son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace , from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour. 5 For this cause left I thee in Crete...
Page 134 - ... with a number of souldiers, were in searching the city, and hunting all over the fields for me. After which relation, consulting •with them what way I could come to the Italian monastery, Saint Salvator, for there I lay (the vulgar towne affording neither lodging nor beds) ; they answered me, they would venture their lives for my liberty, and I should enter at the easterne (the least frequented) gate of the city, where three other Englishmen...
Page 276 - The whole range of the Mammalia, fossil and recent, cannot furnish a species which has had a wider geographical distribution, and passed through a longer term of time, and through more extreme changes of climatal conditions, than the Mammoth. If species are so unstable, and so susceptible of mutation through such influences, why does that extinct form stand out so signally a monument of stability...

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