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" It seems to me, that when the animalcules, which form the corals at the bottom of the ocean, cease to live, their structures adhere to each other, by virtue either of the glutinous remains within, or of some property in salt water; and the interstices... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 10
1824
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1815
...to each other, by virtue either of the glutinous remains within, or of some property in salt water; and the interstices being gradually filled up with...elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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Essay on the Theory of the Earth

Georges baron Cuvier, Robert Jameson - Earth - 1817 - 348 pages
...to each other, by virtue either of the glutinous remains within, or of some property in salt water; and the interstices being gradually filled up with...elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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Essay on the Theory of the Earth

Georges Cuvier (baron).) - Geology - 1818 - 431 pages
...length formed. Future races of these animalcules erect their habitations upon the rising bank, anfl die in their turn to increase, but principally to elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Wonder - 1821
...interstices being gradually filled up with sand and broken pieces of coral washed by the sea, which alto adhere, a mass of rock is at length formed. Future...elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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The Hundred Wonders of the World: And of the Three Kingdoms of Nature ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Curiosities and wonders - 1821 - 660 pages
...coral washed by the sea, which also adhere, a mass of rock is at length formed. Future races of ihese animalcules erect their habitations upon the rising...elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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Physical Geography

H. J. Lloyd - Physical geography - 1828
...to each other, by virtue either of the glutinous remains within, or of some property in salt water; and the interstices being gradually filled up with...elevate this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Bibliography - 1828
...Future races of these animalcules erect their habitations upon the rising banks, and die in their turns, to increase, but principally to elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. ' " The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in...
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Conversations on Geology: Comprising a Familiar Explanation of the Huttonian ...

Granville Penn - Geology - 1828 - 371 pages
...Future races of these animalcules erect their habitations upon the rising banks, and die in their turns, to increase, but principally to elevate, this monument of their wonderful labours. " The care taken to work perpendicularly in, the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in...
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Gill's technological [afterw.] Gill's scientific, technological ..., Volume 5

Gill's scientific, technological and microscopic repository - 1829
...each other, by virtue, either of the glutinous remains within, or of some property in salt water ; and the interstices, being gradually filled up with...elevate this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages, would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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Natural Philosophy: With an Explanation of Scientific Terms, and ..., Volume 3

Physics - 1829
...to each other, by virtue either of the glutinous remains within, or of some property in salt water; and the interstices being gradually filled up with...elevate this monument of their wonderful labours. The care taken to work perpendicularly in the early stages would mark a surprising instinct in these...
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