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" Slow though the process of selection may be, if feeble man can do much by his powers of artificial selection, I can see no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and infinite complexity of the coadaptations between all organic beings, one with another... "
The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page 26
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 pages
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Crosthwaite's Register of facts and occurrences relating to literature, the ...

Crosthwaite and co - 1860
...conditions of life, and should plainly bea the stamp of tar higher workmanship?" Again, "I can see no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and...long course of time by nature's power of selection." And Mr. Wallace concludes his memoir by stating that " there appears no reason to assign any definite...
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The Dial, Volume 1

Moncure Daniel Conway - 1860 - 778 pages
...may be," says our author, "if feeble man can do much by his powers of artificial selection, / can sce no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and...long course of time by nature's power of selection." We have given but the theme of thia timely and excellent work, which brings with it inevitably the...
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The Geologist: A Popular Monthly Magazine of Geology

1860
...process of selection may be, if feeble man can do much by his powers of artificial selection, I can see no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and...long course of time by nature's power of selection." in past and present forma of life, are undoubtedly the strongest arguments in favour of Darwin's theory...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 50

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1860
...animal, have descended from some half-dozen progenitors, or even from a single prototype. " I can see no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and infinite complexity of the «ˇadaptations between all organic beings one with another, and with their physical conditions of...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...process of selection may be, if feeble man can do much by his powers of artificial selection, 1 can see no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and...long course of time by nature's power of selection. Extinction. — This subject will be more fully discussed in our chapter on Geology ; but it must be...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1864 - 440 pages
...process of selection may be, if feeble man can do much by his powers of artificial selection, I can see no limit. to the amount of change, to the beauty and...long course of time by nature's power of selection. Extinction. — This subject will be more fully discussed in our chapter on Geology ; but it must be...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species Examined by a Graduate ...

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...beautiful in nature to the Creator, such language is — And in this magnificent sentence : ' I can see no limit to the amount of change, to the beauty and...which may be effected in the long course of time by — the Sequence of Events as ascertained by us ' (113). The epitome of all this may be taken in these...
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Pantheism, a lecture, Volume 3

James Harrison Rigg - 1871
...must be incomparably greater, and competent to produce incomparably superior effects in respect of "the beauty and infinite complexity of the co-adaptations...another, and with their physical conditions of life." Language of a similar sort he very frequently uses. He has, therefore, as a scientific man 32 laid...
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modern scepticism

c.j. ellicott - 1871
...must be incomparably greater, and competent to produce incomparably superior effects in respect of "the beauty and infinite complexity of the co-adaptations...another, and with their physical conditions of life." Language of a similar sort he very frequently uses. He has, therefore, as a scientific man laid himself...
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Youth and years at Oxford, in conversation on questions of the day

Manthano (pseud.) - 1872
...matter, and I continue to ask ; who originated, stored, and launched the germinal powers from which " the beauty and infinite complexity of the co-adaptations...another, and with their physical conditions of life," have proceeded ? A law is not a power, but an appointment; who gave law to creation and existences...
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