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The Rochew-Albimon; An Epical Didactical Poem, Gives an Historical Account of the Ancestry and Descendants of the White Man (Paperback) Loot Price: R206 Discovery Miles 2 060
The Rochew-Albimon; An Epical Didactical Poem, Gives an Historical Account of the Ancestry and Descendants of the White Man...
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The Rochew-Albimon; An Epical Didactical Poem, Gives an Historical Account of the Ancestry and Descendants of the White Man (Paperback)

Asahel Phelps Pichereau

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915. Excerpt: ... The Rochew-albimon. PRAYER. Come Earth Come Heaven Come all things of might, And give us what we crave of Truth, and Light Teach us to know the wherefore and the whence, Whene'er we use aggression or defense. May all our hopes for Betterment be crowned And not a mar by detriment be found. May Human ills, from wrongs of all the years--With sad reflections and distressing fears--Be henceforth an-thro-pol-o-gized away And Truth, and Right, come with the fairer day. EPOCHS. I. We come from where and what; let's see, let's look. Let us reveal the truth from Nature's Book And take from cover its Historic page To face some strange conclusions of this age. A restless Atom that would do and dare, Joining Affinities, sometime, somewhere; Made of us Protoplasm, and by laws The Protozoa with its craving maws, And then we come by Hydroidea's door, And over Crinoidea's rad'ant floor, And linger by Actinia's bower Where the sun's rays showed their tints and power. A Tunicate advanced us, in a way; An Amphioxus trapped and chased our preyl A flying sea-shark may have used our wings; A Petrodactyle may have felt our "stings;" An Octopuscus may have taught us greed; A Diplodocus may have shown us speed; The Ichthyosaurus was it our kin? The Mosasaurus did it wear our skin? The Megalosaurus, ruling friend and foe, Might make dull wits alert by strife and woe. A Merpeal, trying to preserve its race, Had found in Northern seas a hiding place. And later, a Stranpeal, our nearer kin, Though not so large, had grit and wit to win. A woddler, on the land, yet seemed to be More lover of the land than of the sea. He tried to master both the sea and land, But finding living better by the strand, He ceased to be a rover o'er high seas, And spent his summers by shoals, pools and ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Asahel Phelps Pichereau
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-30354-8
Barcode: 9781150303548
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-30354-9

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