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" Man himself from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished earth to barbarous races or to animals, so long as yet another spot in virgin beauty smiles before him. Here again in selfish pursuit of profit, and, consciously or unconsciously, following... "
The Plant ; a Biography: In a Series of Popular Lectures - Page 306
by Matthias Jacob Schleiden - 1848 - 365 pages
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 109

American periodicals - 1871 - 878 pages
...squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature ; and, terrified, man himself flies from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished...following the abominable principle of the great moral vileneas which one man has expressed — " Aprfcs nous le Deluge," — he begins anew the work of destruction....
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A Manual of Geographical Science: Mathematical, Physical, Historical ..., Part 1

Charles Grenfell Nicolay - Cartography - 1852 - 482 pages
...squandering of vegetable treasures, have destroyed the character of nature, and man himself flies terrified from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished...yet another spot in virgin beauty smiles before him. Thus did cultivation, driven out, leave the East, and perhaps the deserts, formerly robbed of their...
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Principles of Social Science, Volume 1

Henry Charles Carey - Economics - 1858 - 500 pages
...ruined land ; for childish desire of destruction, or thoughtless squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature, and, terrified,...great moral vileness which one man has expressed, ' aprds nous le deluge,' he begins anew the work of destruction. Thus did cultivation, driven out,...
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Principles of Social Science, Volume 1

Henry Charles Carey - Economics - 1858 - 508 pages
...ruined land ; for childish desire of destruction, or thoughtless squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature, and, terrified,...following the abominable principle of the great moral vileneas which one man has expressed, ' aprfs nous le dtluye,' he begins anew the work of destruction....
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Principles of Social Science, Volume 1

Henry Charles Carey - Economics - 1868 - 506 pages
...thoughtless squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature, and. terrified, flics man himself from the arena of his actions, leaving...great moral vileness which one man has expressed, 'aprli nout le dflujr,' he begins anew the work of destruction. Thus did cultivation, driven out, leave...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13; Volume 76

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1871 - 820 pages
...squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature ; and, terrified, man himself rlies from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished...the great moral vileness which one man has expressed — ' Aprts nous le Deluge,' — he begins anew the work of destruction. Thus did cultivation, driven...
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The Living Age, Volume 109

1871 - 846 pages
...squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature ; and, terrified, man himself flies from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished...earth to barbarous races or to animals, so long as yet auother spot in virgin beauty smiles before him. Here again, in selfish pursuit of profit, and consciously...
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Westminster Sermons

Charles Kingsley - Natural theology - 1874 - 380 pages
...squandering of vegetable treasures, has destroyed the character of nature; and, terrified, man himself flies from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished...vileness which one man has expressed— 'Apres nous le Deluge/—he begins anew the work of destruction. Thus did cultivation, driven out, leave the East,...
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Hydrology of South Africa: Or, Details of the Former Hydrographic Condition ...

John Croumbie Brown - Forest influences - 1875 - 294 pages
...flies terrified from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished earth to barbarous races or animals, so long as yet another spot in virgin beauty...before him. Here again, in selfish pursuit of profit, consciously or unconsciously, he begins anew the work of destruction. Thus did cultivation, driven...
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Forests and Moisture: Or Effects of Forests on Humidity of Climate

John Croumbie Brown - Climatology - 1877 - 358 pages
...squandering of vegetable treasures, have destroyed the character of nature ; and man himself flies terrified from the arena of his actions, leaving the impoverished earth to barbarous races or animals, so long as yet another spot in virgin beauty smiles before him. Here again, in selfish pursuit...
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