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" There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning... "
The God Delusion - Page 29
by Richard Dawkins - 2008 - 416 pages
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Seeing Chekhov: Life and Art

Michael C. Finke - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 237 pages
...in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us." The paragraph concludes: "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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Not By Genes Alone: How Culture Transformed Human Evolution

Peter J. Richerson, Robert Boyd - Social Science - 2008 - 342 pages
...different from each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. ... There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone on cycling...
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What Sustains Life?: Consilient Mechanisms for Protein-Based Machines and ...

Dan W. Urry - Science - 2007 - 632 pages
...the Evolution of Protein-based Machines (Toward Complexity of Structure and Diversity of Function) "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its...originally breathed into a few forms or into one; and that . . . from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are...
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Modern Christian Thought: The Enlightenment and the nineteenth century, Volume 1

James C. Livingston, Francis Schüssler Fiorenza - Religion - 2006 - 430 pages
...consequence to Natural Selection, entailing Divergence of Character and Extinction of less-improved forms. Thus from the war of nature, from famine and death,...are capable of conceiving, namely the production of higher animals, directly follows.59 What disturbed Darwin's contemporaries was the inference, not elaborated...
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Medicine in Quotations: Views of Health and Disease Through the Ages

Edward J. Huth, T. J. Murray - Medical - 2006 - 581 pages
...as we observe in the larger universe. The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table Charles Darwin; 18 59 1539 There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief

Francis S. Collins - Religion - 2006 - 294 pages
...the action of his laws.' "6 Darwin even concludes The Origin of Species with the following sentence: "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator 99 LIFE ON EARTH into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone...
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Clergy: The Origin of Species

Martyn Percy - Religion - 2006 - 205 pages
...life within the environments he had studied. He concludes the 6th edition of Origin with these words: There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone circling on according...
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Perspectives on Argumentation: Essays in Honor of Wayne Brockriede

Wayne Brockriede, Robert Trapp, Janice E. Schuetz - Education - 2006 - 338 pages
...first edition, the famous final line, which begins "There is grandeur in this view of life," continues "with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one. ..." Starting in the second edition, the line has been changed to read "breathed by the Creator into...
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Darwinism and Its Discontents

Michael Ruse - Philosophy - 2006 - 316 pages
...consequence Natural Selection, entailing Divergence of Character and the Extinction of lessimproved forms. Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows. There...
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Evolution 101

Janice Moore, Randy Moore - Science - 2006 - 219 pages
...dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. . . . Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object of which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows....
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