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" These facts, as will be seen in the latter chapters of this volume, seemed to throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one of our greatest philosophers. "
The Relations of Science and Religion: The Morse Lecture, 1880, Connected ... - Page 137
by Henry Calderwood - 1881 - 323 pages
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Ruskin's God

Michael Wheeler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 302 pages
...as Illustrative of the "Wisdom and Beneficence of the Almighty " (London: Macmillan, 1873), p. 161. When on board HMS 'Beagle,' as naturalist, I was much...seemed to throw some light on the origin of species . . . 8 The crucial issue, however, was the method that he adopted in arranging the facts when developing...
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Andes Rising

James Munves - Fiction - 1999 - 189 pages
...from the tropics to the temperate zone; and Darwin, who surrounding and penetrating these antipodes was . . . much struck with certain facts in the distribution...geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants . . . These facts . . . seemed to throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries....
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Principles of Plant Breeding

Robert W. Allard - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 264 pages
...descriptions of geological discoveries that had made modern geology and paleontology possible. He wrote that these facts "seemed to throw some light on the origin of species . . . that mystery of mysteries ... it occurred to me that it might be useful to accumulate and reflect on all sorts of facts that...
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After Darwin : a Play in Two Acts

Timberlake Wertenbaker - Actors - 1999 - 80 pages
...America — FITZROY. And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind — DARWIN, —and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent. FITZROY. — and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself after his kind — DARWIN. These...
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Nature's Fading Chorus: Classic And Contemporary Writings On Amphibians

Gordon Miller - Nature - 2000 - 250 pages
...through salt-water, than could the slimy spawn of frogs? From The Origin of Species (1859) Introduction When on board HMS 'Beagle,' as naturalist. I was much...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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Paleobiogeography

Bruce S. Lieberman - Science - 2000 - 208 pages
...naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the organic beings inhahiting South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhebitants of that continent. These facts. as will be seen in the latter chapters of this volume,...
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Bagehot: The English Constitution

Bagehot - History - 2001 - 253 pages
...thing. But our most ambitious schemes of philosophy now start quite differently. Mr Darwin begins:'When on board HMS Beagle, as naturalist, I was much struck...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 Complete Idiot's Guide to Evolution

Leslie Alan Horvitz - Science - 2001 - 317 pages
...Beagle, as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of...inhabitants of that continent. These facts seemed to me to throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called...
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Conceptualizing Technological Change: Theoretical and Empirical Explorations

Govindan Parayil - Social Science - 2002 - 220 pages
...'Beagle,' as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of...inhabitants of that continent. These facts seemed to me to throw some light on the origin of species— that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called...
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Situatedness, Or, Why We Keep Saying Where We Re Coming From

David Simpson - Philosophy - 2002 - 290 pages
...Becyle, as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants ofthat continent." 33 The information passed on here is much the same as it would be in a sentence...
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