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The Hollow Globe; or , The World's Agitator and Reconciler: A Treatise on the Physical Conformation of the Earth, Presented through the Organism of M.L. Sherman, M.D., and Written by Wm. F. Lyon

Chicago: Sherman and Lyon, 1875

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arranging mental organisms, for, we find within them permanently placed, that which could only have been required for temporary purposes, as such a change of condition would necessarily render nugatory, all those restless, migratory proclivities found so extensively in t American or Anglo-Saxon race.

As we cannot suppose Divine wisdom can make any such error, man of course cannot possess organs that will not be adapted to his condition during the entire existence of the race; and all the elements in his nature must, at all times, have their appropriate uses, and fields must be provided wherein they may exercise their activties. Hence the required territory must be found of necessity, and for this reason we are deeply impressed t this particular juncture, to call the public attention to its probable discovery at no distant period, and to an-nounce the fact that within a few short years, in our explorations in the open Polar Sea, a passage to which may be easily found, by following the warm Oceanic cur-rent through Behring's Straits; an accessible gateway will be discovered that will lead the navigator to all the territory we can occupy for many thousand years.

We think the reader must perceive by a cursory lance at past historic events, a few of which we have faintly delineated, that the fixed time has nearly arrived for this grand culmination, and that the day is not far I distant when this Polar Sea must be explored, and when t he new territory must be found where this most active element existing in our race, may find ample scope for its exercise and development; and we dare predict that within the next five years this grand discovery will be made and published to the world.

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