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" There are parts of Asia Minor, of Northern Africa, of Greece, and even of Alpine Europe, where the operation of causes set in action by man has brought the face of the earth to a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon ; and though, within that... "
Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action - Page 44
by George Perkins Marsh - 1864 - 560 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 149

1879
...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...fertile meadows, they are now too far deteriorated to be re' claimable by man ; nor can they become again fitted for ' human use except by great geological...
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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
...the earth to a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon; and though within the brief space of time, which we call the historical period, they...verdant pastures, and fertile meadows, they are now far- too deteriorated to be reclaimable by man, nor can they become again fitted for human use, except...
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Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office to the ...

United States. General Land Office - Public lands - 1868
...a 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...now too far deteriorated to be reclaimable by man ; aor can they become again fitted for human use except through great geological changes or other mysterious...
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The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion, Volume 4

Garden structures - 1868
...to a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon ; though, within the brief space of time rgen call the ' historical period,' they are known to have...fertile meadows. They are now too far deteriorated to be reclaimed by man ; nor can they again become fitted for human use, except through great geological...
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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...woods, verdant pastures, and fertile meadows, they arc now too far deteriorated to be reclaimablc by man ; nor can they become again fitted for human...
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The Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture: Annual Report, Volume 4

Missouri. State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1869
...a desolation almost an complete as that of the moon ; and though within the brief space of time men call the ' historical period,' they are known to have...now too far deteriorated to be reclaimable by man." The facts stated are undeniable, and the causes assigned for them are only too true; but w* lemur to...
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Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, Volumes 2-3

Science - 1871
...complete as that of the moon ; and within that brief space of time which we call 'the historical epoch,' they are known to have been covered with luxuriant...now too far deteriorated to be reclaimable by man, or to become again fitted for human use, except through great geological changes or other influences...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the National ..., Volume 4, Part 1871

National Board of Trade (U.S.) - Transportation - 1872
...desolation almost as complete as that of the moon. And though within the brief space of time called ' the historical period,' they are known to have been...fertile meadows, they are now too far deteriorated to be reclaimed by man." I trust I shall be pardoned for this seeming digression. It is not to be supposed...
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The Earth as Modified by Human Action, Part 12

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1874 - 656 pages
...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...reclaimable by man, nor can they become again fitted fr human use, except through great geological changes, or other mysterious influences or agencies...
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Forest Culture and Eucalyptus Trees

Ellwood Cooper - Eucalyptus - 1876 - 237 pages
...a desolation almost as complete as that of the moon. And though, within the brief space of time men call the ' historical period,' they are known to have...deteriorated to be reclaimable by man. Nor can they becomeagain fitted for human use except through great geological changes, or other mysterious influences...
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