- 1883, George W. Williams, History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1:
- That is, they were dispersed very widely, sent into the various and remote parts of the earth; and their nationality received its being from the latitudes to which the divinely appointed wave of dispersion bore them; and their subsequent racial character was to borrow its tone and color from climateric influences.
- 1880, William Rounseville Alger, The Destiny of the Soul:
- He whose laws are everywhere incessantly self executing needs not to select and group and reserve his friends or foes for any climateric catastrophe.