Thomas Burnet Quote

There is nothing in Nature more shapeless and ill-figur'd than an old Rock or a Mountain, and all that variety that is among them is but the various modes of irregularity; so as you cannot make a better character of them, in short, than to say they are of all forms and figures, except regular.


The Sacred Theory of the Earth (2nd edition), Book I, Chapter XI (p. 112)

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There is nothing in Nature more shapeless and ill-figur'd than an old Rock or a Mountain, and all that variety that is among them is but the various...

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There is nothing in Nature more shapeless and ill-figur'd than an old Rock or a Mountain, and all that variety that is among them is but the various...

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There is nothing in Nature more shapeless and ill-figur'd than an old Rock or a Mountain, and all that variety that is among them is but the various...

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There is nothing in Nature more shapeless and ill-figur'd than an old Rock or a Mountain, and all that variety that is among them is but the various...