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Grammars, Histories, and Minor Text-books 379
The story goes on until we come to the flood, which we are assured must have happened because, "In agreement with the universal voice of tradition, the surface of the earth, in various respects, indicates the occurrence of such a catastrophe. Its broken state, the disposition of its strata, and the remains of marine productions on the tops of the highest mountains, are no doubtful evidence on this subject."
In the second quarter of the nineteenth century, not only did books multiply, but also the subjects included in the school curriculum. I have noted all the studies ordinarily taken up, but occasionally
1 LabyriniMdon.                              2 Dinotherium. 3 Birds.
Frontispiece to Godding's First Lessons in Geology, 1846.
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