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  • After a century and ft half it began to recede rather than to advance.
  • As we recede in time we find the extinct representatives of many of these orders approximating more and more closely to a common generalized type, so that in a large number of early Eocene forms it is often difficult to decide to which group they should be assigned.
  • The first two predominate earlier, and gradually recede before the last-named.
  • Islands are frequent; the banks recede and become lower until, after 50 m., they stand almost level with the water.
  • It was not Stephens fault that the boundary of England did not permanently recede from the Tweed and the Soiway to the Tyne and the Ribble.
 

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