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" Beagle,' as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the organic beings inhabiting South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent. "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ... - Page 9
by Charles Darwin - 1861 - 440 pages
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Tom Brown's School Days

Thomas Hughes - England - 1905 - 335 pages
...incident in its effect on modern thought. It brought to his knowledge certain facts which " seemed to throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries." Darwin's great theory of the " origin of species " resulted from this voyage, and that theory, as Grant...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1909 - 552 pages
...naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the organic beings inhabiting South America, and in the geological relations of...the past inhabitants of that continent. These facts, as will be seen in the latter chapters of this volume, seemed to throw some light on the origin of...
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Psychology and the Day's Work: A Study in the Application of Psychology to ...

Edgar James Swift - Psychology, Applied - 1919 - 388 pages
...naturalist," he says,1 "I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of organic beings inhabiting South America, and in the geological relations of...the past inhabitants of that continent. These facts, as will be seen in the latter chapters of this volume, seemed to throw some light on the origin of...
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The Earth and Its Life

A. Waddingham Seers - Anthropology - 1922 - 207 pages
...naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the organic beings inhabiting South America, and in the geological relations of...inhabitants of that continent. These facts . . . seemed to throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler, Volume 6

Samuel Butler - 1924
...opening paragraph: " When on board HMS Beagle as naturalist, I was much struck with certain faŁts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America,...present to the past inhabitants of that continent. These fafts seemed to me to throw some light on the origin of species -that mystery of mysteries, as it has...
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Origins of Democracy: Or, Rise of the Common Man; Being a Treatise ..., Volume 1

John Hubert Greusel - Civilization - 1923
...naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the organic beings inhabiting South America, and in the geological relations of...inhabitants of that continent. These facts seemed to throw light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one of...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Luck, or cunning?

Samuel Butler - 1924
...Species begins : OJ j O " When on board HMS fceagle, as naturalist, I was much struck with certain fafts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relation of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent. These fafts seemed to me to throw...
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Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Science: Being Extracts from the ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier Dampier - Science - 1924 - 275 pages
...DARWIN, MA, FRs, &c. (London: 1859) INTRODUCTION. When on board HMS "Beagle," as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the...seemed to me to throw some light on the origin of species—that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one of our greatest philosophers. On...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Luck, or cunning?

Samuel Butler - 1924
...so claimed it. The Origin of Species begins : " When on board HMS Beagle, as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the...inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relation of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent. These facts seemed to me to throw...
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University of California Chronicle

United States - 1921
...certain facts in the distribution of the organic beings inhabiting South America These facts .... seemed to throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries, as it had been called by one of our greatest philosophers. On my return home, it occurred to me, in 1837,...
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