A New Catalogue of Vulgar Errors

A New Catalogue of Vulgar Errors

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"[...] We have Reason to think that the Composition of the Earth, at that Part of the Globe, is of an extraordinary Nature; as the magnetic Quality of it is to be apprehended, from it's immediate Attraction of the Needle. We are entirely ignorant of the Soil, of the Place, and of the Constitution of the Inhabitants, if there are any. We are certain that, near Greenland, there are Sands of so extraordinary a Nature, that the Wind will carry great Clouds of them several Leagues to Sea, and they will fall into the Eyes and Mouths of Navigators, who are sailing past the Coast, at a great Distance. This Instance only serves to shew, that we may be quite ignorant of the Nature of the Soil which is under the Pole;[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 132g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507510780
  • 9781507510780