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“I weigh my words well when I assert, that the man who should know the true history of the bit of chalk which every carpenter carries about in his breeches-pocket, though ignorant of all other history, is likely, if he will think his knowledge out to its ultimate results, to have a truer, and therefore a better, conception of this wonderful universe, and of man's relation to it, than the most learned student who is deep-read in the records of humanity and ignorant of those of nature.”—Professor Huxley's Lecture 'On a Bit of Chalk,' British Association, 1868.
AUTHOR OF TEXT-BOOKS OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY;' 'HAN DROOK OF GEOLOGICAL TERMS,
GENERAL READEKS;' FAILOSOPHY OF GEOLOGY;' RTC.
WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS
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