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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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General Zoölogy: Practical, Systematic and Comparative; Being a Revision and ...

James Orton, Charles Wright Dodge - Zoology - 1903 - 512 pages
...naturalist on the British exploring ship Beagle on a five years' cruise (1832-1837) around the world, and "was much struck with certain facts in the distribution...present to the past inhabitants of that continent." After his return home, twenty additional years were spent in collecting facts, making further observations...
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The Pickwick Papers

Charles Dickens - England - 1905 - 765 pages
...momentous 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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Tom Brown's School Days

Thomas Hughes - England - 1905 - 335 pages
...momentous 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
...work was published on November 24th, 1859, and the second edition on January 7th, 1860. 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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Psychology and the Day's Work: A Study in the Application of Psychology to ...

Edgar James Swift - Psychology, Applied - 1919 - 388 pages
...board HMS Beagle as naturalist," he says,1 "I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of organic beings inhabiting South America, and in the...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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Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon (1835-1902): A Memoir, Volume 2

Henry Festing Jones - 1919
...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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Origins of Democracy: Or, Rise of the Common Man; Being a Treatise ..., Volume 1

John Hubert Greusel - Civilization - 1923
...the idea of evolution in the physical world? Charles Darwin (d. 1882), in his introductory, tells us: "When on board HMS 'Beagle,' as naturalist, I was...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 our greatest...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler, Volume 6

Samuel Butler - 1924
...Beagle as naturalist, I was much struck with certain fa£ts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of...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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Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Science: Being Extracts from the ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier Dampier - Science - 1924 - 275 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 Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Luck, or cunning?

Samuel Butler - 1924
...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 some light on the origin of speciesthat mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by...
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