17th-century Politician Quotes
Earthquakes are too evident Demonstrations of the Hollowness of the Earth, being the dreadful Effects or Consequences of it; for if the Body of the Earth was sound and compact, there would be no such thing in Nature as an Earthquake.
Sir Thomas Blount, 1st Baronet
When I asked him [Newton] how this earth could have been repeopled if ever it had undergone the same it was threatened with hereafter by the comet of 1680? He answered, that required the power of a Creator.
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