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" I believe that animals have descended from at most only. four or five progenitors, and plants from an equal or lesser number. " Analogy would lead me one step further, namely, to the belief that all animals and plants have descended from some one prototype. "
A Manual of Physiology and of the Principles of Disease - Page 400
by Edward Dillon Mapother - 1864 - 567 pages
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 111

English literature - 1860
...separating subkingdoms ; and, accordingly, ' analogy,' Mr. Darwin logically admits, ' would lead us one step further, namely, to the belief ' that all...and plants have descended from some one ' prototype ; '§ and, summing up the conditions which all living things have in common, this writer infers from...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 15

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1861
...progenitors." But at this stage of his argument, the demands of his theory are imperative, and he adds — " Analogy would lead me one step further, namely, to...and plants have descended from some one prototype ; " and arguing from what we must be excused from designating somewhat vague ideas of a community of...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 4-6

Henry Pitman
...equal or lesser number." — Origin of Species, p. 484. Mr Darwin goes on to say: " Analogy would lead one step further, namely, to the belief that all animals and plants have descended from gome on prototype. But analogy may be a deceitful guide. Nevertheless, all living beings have much...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1860
...cannot doubt that the theory of descent with modification embraces all the members of the same class. I believe that animals have descended from at most...and plants have descended from some one prototype." This modesty is, we must say, a little cast aside at page 488; where his "notion" — for it is scarcely...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 18

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1860
...12mo. pp. 432. from the facts of animal and vegetable life warrants the conclusion, that all living animals " have descended from, at most, only four...and plants have descended from some one prototype. Hut analogy may be a deceitful guide. Nevertheless, all living things have much in common, in their...
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Life on the Earth: Its Origin and Succession

John Phillips - Life - 1860 - 224 pages
...cannot doubt that the theory of descent with modification embraces all the members of the same class. I believe that animals have descended from at most...belief that all animals and plants have descended from one prototype. But analogy may be a deceitful guide. Nevertheless all living things have much in common,...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 50

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1860
...same close " ; " I believe that animals have descended from at most only four or five progenitors, ami plants from an equal or lesser number Analogy would...and plants have descended from some one prototype. Hut analogy may be a deceitful guide. Nevertheless all living things have much in common, in their...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 48

1860
...class. I believe that animals have descended from at most only four or five progenitors, and plauts from an equal or lesser number. Analogy would lead...and plants have descended from some one prototype. Rut analogy may be a deceitful guide. Nevertheless all living things have much in common, in their...
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Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary and Philosophical Society, Volumes 14-15

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1860
...progenitors." But at this stage of his argument, the demands of his theory are imperative, and he adds — " Analogy would lead me one step further, namely, to...and plants have descended from some one prototype ; " and arguing from what we must be excused from designating somewhat vague ideas of a community of...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 66

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1860
...separating sub-kingdoms ; and, accordingly, " analogy," Mr. Darwin logically admits, "would lead us one step further, namely, to the belief that all animals...and plants have descended from some one prototype ; " ^f and summing up the conditions which all living things have * " Quelques espèces isolées, qui,...
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