Preface“Arms and the man” was Virgil’s strain; But we propose in lighter vein
To browse a crop from pastures (Green’s) Of England’s Evolution scenes.
Who would from facts prognosticate The future progress of this State,
Must own the chiefest fact to be Her escalator is the Sea.
PrehistoricHISTORIANS erudite and sage, When writing of the past stone age,
Tell us man once was clothed in skins And... more...