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" The similar framework of bones in the hand of a man, wing of a bat, fin of the porpoise, and leg of the horse, — the same number of vertebrae forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant, — and innumerable other such facts, at once explain... "
The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page 43
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 pages
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic [afterw.] The ...

1860
...porpoise, and leg of the horse, — the same number of vertebrae forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant — and innumerable other such facts, at...descent with slow and slight successive modifications." —P. 479. That is, man having some features in common with a bat, a horse, and a porpoise, the common...
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 35

1860
...wing, and leg of a bat, though used for such different purj.Bes— in the jaws and legs of a crab— at once explain themselves on the theory of descent with slow and slight modifications : — and on the principle of successive variations, not always supervening at an early...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...porpoise, and leg of the horse, — the same number of vertebrae forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant, — and innumerable other such facts, at...similarity of pattern in the wing and leg of a bat, though used for such different purposes, — in the jaws and legs of a crab, — in the petals, stamens,...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1864 - 440 pages
...porpoise, and leg of the horse, — the same number of vertebrae forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant, — and innumerable other such facts, at...similarity of pattern in the wing and leg of a bat, though used for such different purposes, — in the jaws and legs of a crab, — in the petals, stamens,...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species Examined by a Graduate ...

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...habits. We are told that the ' number of the vertebrae forming the neck of the giraffe and the elephant, at once explain themselves on the theory of descent with slow and slight successive modifications.' This argument is of course applicable to the human form also, and we may therefore add man to the giraffe...
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Scripture and science not at variance; or, The historical character and ...

John Henry Pratt - 1871
...porpoise, and leg of a horse — the same number of vertebrae forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant — and innumerable other such facts, at...descent with slow and slight successive modifications' (p. 479). But, 'What eaith the Scripture ?' The origin of some of the plants and animals which have...
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The naturalist in Sussex and on the spey

Samuel Wilberforce - 1874
...porpoise, and leg of the horse, the same number of vertebra; forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant, and innumerable other such facts, at once...descent with slow and slight successive modifications.' Such assumptions as these, we once more repeat, are most dishonourable and injurious to science ; and...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...porpoise, and leg of tho horse, — the same number of vertebra forming the neck of the giraffe and of the elephant, — and innumerable other such facts, at...modifications. The similarity of pattern in the wing and in the leg of a bat, though used for such different purpose, — in the jaws and legs of a crab, —...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1877 - 512 pages
...framework of bones ia the hand of a man, wing of a bat, fin of a porpoise, and leg of a horse, . . . and innumerable other such, facts, at once explain...descent with slow and slight successive modifications." — " In regard to the members of each great kingdom, such as vertebrata, articulata, etc., we have...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1880 - 512 pages
...framework of bones in the hand of a man, wing of a bat, fin of a porpoise, and leg of a horse, . . . and innumerable other such facts, at once explain...themselves on the theory of descent with slow and slight sue cessive modifications." — " In regard to the members of each great kingdom, such as vertebrata,...
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