ATLANTIS THE ANTEDILUVIAN WORLD. BY IGNATIUS DONNELLY. New York, Harper & brothers  Scanned, Proofed and Formatted at sacred-texts, November 2000, by J. B. Hare. This text is in the public domain because it was published prior to 1923. The world has made such comet-like advanceLately on science, we may almost hope,Before we die of sheer decay, to learnSomething about our infancy; when livedThat great, original, broad-eyed, sunken race,Whose knowledge, like the sea-sustaining rocks,Hath formed the base of this world's fluctuous lore FESTUS.Frontispiece: The Profile of Atlantis Atlantis, the Antediluvian World, by Ignatius Donnelly, , at sacred-texts.com CONTENTS.