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We can't afford the wrath of Heaven. We survived a deluge by the skin of our teeth, but an economic crisis would be disastrous.
He planted where the deluge ploughed,
His hired hands were wind and cloud;
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By his machines man can dive and remain under water like a shark; can fly like a hawk in the air; can see atoms like a gnat; can s ...
The structure was designed by an old sea captain who believed that the world would end in a flood. He built a home in the traditio ...
We are better advised and more educated than any other generation of parents. Yet this deluge of literature and advice can also le ...
Look you, Doubloon, your zodiac here is the life of man in one round chapter.... To begin: there's Aries, or the Ram--lecherous do ...
Now in contiguous drops the flood comes down,
Threat'ning with deluge this devoted town.
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You can hardly convince a man of an error in a life-time, but must content yourself with the reflection that the progress of scien ...
The age of the world is great enough for our imaginations, even according to the Mosaic account, without borrowing any years from ...
The Boston papers had never told me that there were seals in the harbor. I had always associated these with the Esquimaux and othe ...
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