|Terrasque, tractusque maris, clumque profundum.|
|Uniformity of Change|
Harvard Classics, Vol. 38, Part 8
Sir Charles Lyell
Two of Lyell’s influential essays on geology. His essay Uniformity of Change discredited the theory of catastrophism, which held that at certain points in history all life is destroyed, with new lifeforms taking their place.
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