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The American Goliah

A Wonderful Geological Discovery

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1869
Language: English
Wordcount: 17,828 / 57 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.8
LoC Categories: D, Q
Downloads: 2,443
mnybks.net#: 4
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Science
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ince it is completely without any base or support of stone on which it can rest." "No statue is known to have been constructed," say the petrified advocates, "in reclining posture, unless the artist left some portion of the block of stone upon which the figure should rest, and be supported and strengthened for a durability of ages."

Other incidental suggestions are set forth as follows, by a writer in the Syracuse Daily Standard. "

The probabilities of its being a petrifaction have a better foundation, independent of outward appearances. First, is the fact that within a very short time, in the work of grading on section six of the Cazenovia & Canastota R.R., the skeletons of five mammoth human beings were exhumed, one of them eleven feet tall. The point of exhumation is not twenty miles distant from Cardiff. There are proofs of a giant race on this continent, and in this part of it; how far back, no one can tell. Second--There is now in the possession of the Onondaga Historical Association,

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