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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 Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page xi
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 pages
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On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, Or, the ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1883 - 458 pages
...1859, and the second edition on January 7th, I860. ORIGIN OF SPECIES. INTRODUCTION. WHEN on board nMS ' Beagle,' as naturalist, I was much struck with certain...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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Charles Darwin

Edward Woodall - Naturalists - 1884 - 64 pages
...America, after being pondered for many years, led to the publication of the Origin of Sptcies in 1859. When on board HMS Beagle, as naturalist, I was much...mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one 1 A Narrative of the, Surveying Voyages of HMS Adventure and Beagle, Vol. II., pp. 18, 19. of our greatest~philosophers...
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The Modern Review, Volume 3

Religion - 1882
...asked him how he came to make his great discoveries, he replied, " By always thinking about them." " South America, and in the Geological relations of...present to the past inhabitants of that continent, seemed to" throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of "mysteries, as it has been...
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Charles Darwin

Grant Allen - Biologists - 1885 - 206 pages
...Species.' In the Introduction to that immortal work Darwin wrote, some twenty-seven years later, ' When on board HMS " Beagle " as naturalist, I was...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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Science Sketches

David Starr Jordan - Natural history - 1887 - 276 pages
...anxious for sudden greatness, who wishes to gather his strawberries before they are ripe. He says : — "When on board HMS 'Beagle' as naturalist, I was much...relations of the present to the past inhabitants of the continent. These facts seemed to throw some light on the origin of species, — that mystery of...
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Life of Charles Darwin

George Thomas Bettany - Evolution - 1887 - 175 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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Unconscious Memory: A Comparison Between the Theory of Dr. Ewald Hering and ...

Samuel Butler - Evolution - 1890 - 288 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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The Achievements of Youth

Robert Steel - Biography - 1890 - 333 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 light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by...
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The Works of Walter Bagehot ..., Volume 4

Walter Bagehot - English literature - 1891
...ambitious schemes of philosophy now start quite differently. Mr. Darwin begins : — "When on hoard HMS ' Beagle ' as naturalist, I was much struck with...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 Victorian Age of English Literature, Volume 2

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - English literature - 1892 - 647 pages
...in his introduction) I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America and in the geological relations of the...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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