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FROM THE WRECK OF A FORMER WORLD;

OR,
SPLINTERS GATHERED ON THE SHORES

or

A TU R B U L E N T PLANET.
PROVING, -

To A DEMONSTRATIon, the vast Antiquity of THE EARth ; AND, the
ExistENCE of ANIMAL LIFE—of the Most FANTASTIc shapes,
AnD the MOST ELEGAnt COLORS : RIVALING THOSE
OF THE RAINBOW,-MILLIONS OF YEARS BE-
Fort E THE APPEARANCE OF MAN.

witH AN APPENDIX

on THE SCENERY IN A PATCH of INFINITE SPACE. To WHICH IS ADDED,
Accounts of THE MOST WONDERFUL BODIES, AND SUBSTANCES,
THAT HAVE FALLEN FROM HEAVEN, IN ALL AGES OF
THE WORLD : WITH AN ANALYSIS
OF EACH.

ILLUSTRATED witH ENGRAVINGs.

“It will not do for Christians to deny the conclusion, on the ground that the Mosaic
narrative teaches that the Earth is only about six thousand years old. This is attribut
ing to Moses a sentiment which his language does not justify.”—W. Lindsay...Alexander

D. D., F. S...A. S

NEW YORK:

W. H. GRAHAM, TRIBUNE BUILDINGs, H. Long &
BROTHER, 32 ANN- STREET, AND BURGEss,
STRINGER & Co., 222 BROADway.

1847.

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