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That ere long, now that curiosity has been so much excited on this subject, some human remains will be detected in the older alluvium of…
So far, therefore, as we can draw safe conclusions from a single specimen, there has been no marked change of race in the human population…
In valley drift we meet commonly with the bones of quadrupeds which graze on plains bordering rivers.
It has long been a fact familiar to geologists, that, both on the east and west coasts of the central part of Scotland, there are…
No tools have yet been met with in any of the gravels occurring at the higher levels of the valley of the Seine; but no…
In several sections, both natural in the banks of the Mississippi and its numerous arms, and where artificial canals had been cut, I observed erect…
Such discoveries have led me, and other geologists, to reconsider the evidence previously derived from caves brought forward in proof of the high antiquity of…
When on my return to England I showed the cast of the cranium to Professor Huxley, he remarked at once that it was the most…
I long ago suggested the hypothesis, that in the basin of the Thames there are indications of a meeting in the Pleistocene period of a…
In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient…
In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations is naturally received with much hesitation.
Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
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