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Palaeontological research exhibits, beyond question, the phenomenon of provinces in time, as well as provinces in space.
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The corals do not look much worn, but still appear to have been dead. There are some delicate shells of molluscs from depths beyond 500 fathoms, where they were certainly living.

— Edward Forbes

It is a very remarkable fact that the species of shell-fish common to Greenland and Finmark are not all inhabitants of deep or moderately deep water ... That these littoral mollusks indicate by their presence on both sides of the Atlantic, some ancient continuity or contiguity of coast-line is what I firmly believe.

— Edward Forbes

People without independence have no business to meddle with science. It should never be linked with lucre.

— Edward Forbes

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