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RECENT SCIENTIFIC CONCLUSIONS

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THOUGHTS ON RECENT

SCIENTIFIC CONCLUSIONS

AND THEIR RELATION TO RELIGION

STRAHAN & CO.
i 56, LUDGATE HILL, LONDON

1872

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INTRODUCTION.

'HE revelations of the hitherto unknown

THE

mysteries of the great depths of the ocean, disclosed by the recent deep-sea soundings, and communicated by Dr. Carpenter, have shown that some of the calculations of geologists as to the time represented by certain conditions of fossils and their strata are altogether erroneous; and scientific men now learn that life, which it was confidently asserted could not exist in the darkness of the great deep, or under its great pressure, is actually abundant, and that

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