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Perhaps we are the trilobites of a new Silurian period; well, trilobites were painfully common, but we need not be.The Master-Knot of Human Fate|Ellis Meredith
The prevalence of the brachiopods in the Silurian period over the cephalaspid proves little.Hugh Miller|William Keith Leask
The Silurian rocks, as regards oceanic life, are perfect and abundant in the forms they have preserved.Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould
They are, perhaps, the predecessors of the curious Graptolites, which we shall have to represent in the Silurian.
Undoubtedly the geographical arrangements of the Silurian period contributed to this.