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Heroes of Science: Botanists, Zoologists, and Geologists
Peter Martin Duncan,Society for Promoting Christian Knowledg
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Pàgina 233 - ... in the planetary motions, where geometry has carried the eye so far both into the future and the past, we discover no mark, either of the commencement or the termination of the present order.
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