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We cannot say that they have been created alike, in correspondence with the nearly similar physical conditions of the areas; for if we compare, for instance, certain parts of South America with the southern continents of the Old World, we see countries closely corresponding in all their physical conditions, but with their inhabitants utterly dissimilar.
Without some distinct evidence to the contrary, we may at least admit as probable that the glacial action was simultaneous on the eastern and western sides of North America, in the Cordillera under the equator and under the warmer temperate zones, and on both sides of the southern extremity of the continent.
Still more striking is the fact that southern Australian forms are clearly represented by plants growing on the summits of the mountains of Borneo.
The plan had, in fact, been many times theoretically laid down by thoughtful students of Southern life.
Washington's success is, then, not his teaching the pupils of Tuskegee, nor even gaining the support of philanthropic persons at a distance, but this--that every Southern white man of character and of wisdom has been won to a cordial recognition of the value of the work, even men who held and still hold to the conviction that a mere book education for the Southern blacks under present conditions is a positive evil.
In this point of view the Southern States might retort the complaint, by insisting that the principle laid down by the convention required that no regard should be had to the policy of particular States towards their own inhabitants; and consequently, that the slaves, as inhabitants, should have been admitted into the census according to their full number, in like manner with other inhabitants, who, by the policy of other States, are not admitted to all the rights of citizens.
Such is the reasoning which an advocate for the Southern interests might employ on this subject; and although it may appear to be a little strained in some points, yet, on the whole, I must confess that it fully reconciles me to the scale of representation which the convention have established.
What would you say, then," replied Barbicane, "if chance should bear us toward the southern hemisphere?
Some, however, occupy certain portions of the southern hemisphere also.
The last ranks of the herd were now passing over the rails, while the first had already disappeared below the southern horizon.
In destroying the southern whale (like the Greenland whale, an inoffensive creature), your traders do a culpable action, Master Land.
I recognised the southern whale by its flat head, which is entirely black.
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