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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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The Ancestress Hypothesis: Visual Art as Adaptation

Kathryn Coe - Art - 2003 - 214 pages
...the Origin of Species, "I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of 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" (1859). The mystery of...
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On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - History - 2003 - 672 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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HISTORICAL BIOGEOGRAPHY

Jorge V. Crisci, Liliana Katinas, Paula Posadas - Science - 2003 - 250 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." Today, as in Darwin's time, the distribution of living...
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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret 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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CLEP Biology

Laurie Ann Callihan - Study Aids - 2004 - 280 pages
...board BMS ' Beagle,' tat naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of tho 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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Victorians and the Prehistoric: Tracks to a Lost World

Michael Freeman, Professor of English Law Michael Freeman, Michael J. Freeman - History - 2004 - 310 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 ..." Prelude Belief in the Deluge encouraged a belief...
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Evolution and Creationism in the Public Schools: A Handbook for Educators ...

Angus M. Gunn - Education - 2015 - 199 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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On the Origin of Phyla

James W. Valentine - Science - 2004 - 614 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...present to the past inhabitants of that continent." Given a monkey with a thirty-key typewriter, randomly striking a key per second, it would on average...
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Beasts of Eden: Walking Whales, Dawn Horses, and Other Enigmas of Mammal ...

David Rains Wallace - Science - 2004 - 368 pages
...singling out for ridicule its assertion that "certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants" might "throw some light on the origin of species — that mystery of mysteries." He scoffed that "what...
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Rethinking Nature: Essays in Environmental Philosophy

Bruce V. Foltz, Robert Frodeman - Philosophy - 2004 - 357 pages
...his main conclusions after a long journey of thirty years, which began when he embarked on HMS Beagle "to throw some light on the origin of species— that mystery of mysteries."6 In the very dynamic of his argument in favor of modification through variation and natural...
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