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" The earth is fast becoming an unfit home for its noblest inhabitant, and another era of equal human crime and human improvidence, and of like duration with that through which traces... "
Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action - Page 44
by George Perkins Marsh - 1864 - 560 pages
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 33

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1879
...set in action by man has brought the earth to a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon. " The earth is fast becoming an unfit home for its noblest...duration with that through which traces of that crime and of that improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 77

Edward Everett Hale - 1864
...earth to a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon ; and though, within that brief space of time which we call ' the historical period ' they...would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished destructiveness, of shattered surface, of climatic excess, as to threaten the depravation, barbarism,...
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Meliora, Volumes 7-8

Great Britain - 1865
...avers that in parts he has already done, to ' a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon.' ' The earth is fast becoming an unfit home for its noblest inhabitant/ he continues ; ' and another era of equal human crime and human improvidence, and of like duration...
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Commissioner of Agriculture

Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture - 1866
...desolation almost as complete as that of the moon; and though, within that brief space of time men call the " historical period," they are known to have...duration with that through which traces of that crime and improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered...
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture

Agriculture - 1866
...desolation almost as complete as that of the moon , and though, within that brief space of time men call the "historical period," they are known to have...duration with that through which traces of that crime and improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered...
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture, 1865

United States Commissioner of Agriculture - 1866
...desolation almost as complete as that of the moon; and though, within that brief space of time men call the " historical period," they are known to have...duration with that through which traces of that crime and improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered...
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The London Quarterly VOL.XXVII October 1866 and January,1867

The London Quarterly VOL.XXVII October 1866 and January,1867 - 1867
...agencies of which wo have no present knowledge, and over which we have no prospective control." Again, " The earth is fast becoming an unfit home for its noblest inhabitant." Such statements take us by surprise. Human crime and human improvidence have doubtless done much to...
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Important Invention!: The Robbins Process for Preserving Wood and Lumber ...

National Patent Wood Preserving Company - 1868
...desolation almost as complete as that of the moon ; and though within that brief space of time men call the " historical period," they are known to have...duration with that through which traces of that crime and improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered...
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The Robbins Process for Rendering Wood Imperishable: An Preventing Both ...

Massachusetts wood preserving Co - 1868 - 69 pages
...desolation almost as complete as that of the moon ; and though within that brief space of time men call the " historical period," they are known to have...duration with that through which traces of that crime and improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered...
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The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion, Volume 4

Garden structures - 1868
...have no prospective control. The earth is fast becoming an unfit home for its noblest inhabitants ; and another era of equal human crime and human improvidence,...duration, with that through which traces of that crime and improvidence extend, would reduce it to such a condition of impoverished productiveness, of shattered...
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