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THE NATURE AND PROSPECTS

OF

THE ADAMITE RACE.

PRINTED BY

L. AND G. SEELEY, THAMES DITTOX, SURREY.

AN INQUIRY

INTO

THE NATURE AND PROSPECTS

OF

THE ADAMITE RACE:

AS VIEWED IN CONNECTION WITH

THE SCHEME OF CHRISTIANITY.

PUBLISHED BY G. B. WHITTAKER AND CO.
AVE MARIA LANE, LONDON.

MDCCCXXXVIII.

554,

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AN INQUIRY,

&c.

Of all the various objects which present themselves to our observation, there is none so striking, so full of thought-stirring mystery, as the sight of an animated being, at one moment, full of energy, cognizant of things around it, actuated by impulses of various kinds from without and from within, a being of sensations and of passions, a living frame consisting of intricate textures and complicated machinery, performing many and various actions, all of which are subordinate to, and in harmony with, each other; and the sight of that same animal, at the next moment, lying motionless, passionless, senseless, lifeless ; changed, within the lapse of that moment, into a mass of dull matter, whose elementary parts, being, at once, set free

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