What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
according African America animals appearance arms beard belong BLUMENBACH body bones brain broad brought called causes characters circumstances climate collection colour common comparative completely consider considerable corresponding cranium described direction distinct distinguished English entirely equally European examples exhibit existence eyes face feet female figure flat forehead formation former front hair hand head Hence Hottentots human inches Indians individuals inhabitants instances island jaws kind latter length less living lower marked means measured mentioned Mongolian monkey native natural nearly Negro never nose numerous observed organs original particularly persons possess practice present produced proportion prove race remarkable represented resemble respect round says seen short similar skin skull South species stature strength structure teeth tion Travels tribes upper variety various Voyage whole women
Page 250 - And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden.
Page 251 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them : and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Page 251 - Of fowls after their kind, and of cattle after their kind, of every creeping thing of the earth after his kind, two of every sort shall come unto thee, to keep them alive. And take thou unto thee of all food that is eaten, and thou shalt gather it to thee; and it shall be for food for thee, and for them.
Page 250 - ... in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. And Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living.
Page 251 - And of every living thing of all flesh two of every sort shalt thou bring into the ark to keep them alive with thee ; they shall be male and female.
Page 438 - Buffon, is 1. That the animals common both to the old and new world, are smaller in the latter. 2. That those peculiar to the new, are on a smaller scale. 3. That those which have been domesticated in both, have degenerated in America: and 4. That on the whole it exhibits fewer species.
Page 516 - Upon the whole, every circumstance concurs in proving that mankind are not composed of species essentially different from each other ; that, on the contrary, there was originally but one species...
Page 234 - SPEECH, consisting of names or appellations, and their connexion; whereby men register their thoughts; recall them when they are past; and also declare them one to another for mutual utility and conversation; without which, there had been amongst men, neither commonwealth, nor society, nor contract, nor peace, no more than amongst lions, bears, and wolves.
Page 257 - But neither the annals nor the traditions of nations reach back to those remote ages, in which they took possession of the different countries where they are now settled. We cannot trace the branches of this first family, or point out, with certainty, the time and manner in which they divided and spread over the face of the globe. Even .among the most enlightened people, the period of authentic history is extremely short, and every thing prior to that is fabulous or obscure.