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The God Delusion - Page 29
by Richard Dawkins - 2008 - 416 pages
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The Creation and the Early Developments of Society

James Henry Chapin - Civilization - 1880 - 276 pages
...causes, than that each species has been independently cre"ted." And again, from his ORIGIN OF SPECIES: 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 while this planet has gone cycling on according...
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Cautions for doubters

Jonathan Holt Titcomb (bp. of Rangoon.) - 1880
...Darwin does not deny that they originally came from the hands of a Creator. He says in one place, " 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." : There are but two bases of belief upon which we can...
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The Modern Review, Volume 1

Religion - 1880
...Asa Gray's idea ? Judging from the final sentence of the " Origin of Species," which maintains that " there is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into few forms or into one," we might infer that the theological difficulties of the...
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The Supernatural in Nature: A Verification by Free Use of Science

Joseph William Reynolds - Religion and science - 1880 - 509 pages
...fact, which has become the leading idea of comparative anatomy in its present stage. Dr. Darwin thinks "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."7 Professor Huxley says — " All existing species are...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 31; Volume 94

1880
...however, is undoubtedly the case, as shown by the following passage which concludes the volume : " 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, while this planet has gone cycling on according...
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The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the ..., Volume 4

Charles Anderson Read - Authors, Irish - 1880
...dependent on 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 been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling oh according...
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Chapters from the Physical History of the Earth: An Introduction to Geology ...

Arthur Nicols - Geology - 1880 - 281 pages
...by generation has never once been broken, and that no cataclysm, has desolated the world. There is a 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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A general view of the materialistic philosophy, ed. [really written] by J ...

James Hibbert - 1880
...and plants have arisen out of existing species ; by this simple mechanism, their endless variety. " 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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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1880
...in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us." . . . " There is grandenr 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 Relations of Science and Religion: The Morse Lecture, 1880, Connected ...

Henry Calderwood - Religion and science - 1881 - 323 pages
...on species, indicating his view of the relation of all to the supernatural. It is in these words — "Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...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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