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" It was evident that such facts as these, as well as many others, could only be explained on the supposition that species gradually become modified ; and the subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions,... "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page xi
1888
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The Shipley collection of scientific papers, Volume 37

Zoology - 1894
...surrounding conditions nor the will of the organism (especially in the case of plants) could account for the cases in which organisms of every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life." Nothing can be more characteristic than the following in his long letter to Lyell, October 11, 1857....
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1889
...surrounding conditions nor the will of the organism (especially in the case of plants) could account for the cases in which organisms of every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life." Nothing can be more characteristic than the following in his long letter to Lyell, October 11, 1857....
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained it seemed to me almost useless to endeavour to prove by indirect evidence...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained it seemed to me almost useless to endeavour to prove by indirect evidence...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 418 pages
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal byhooks or plumes. I had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life—for instance, a woodpecker or a tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia P. - History - 1888 - 1019 pages
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained it seemed to me almost useless to endeavour to prove by indirect evidence...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Part 228; Part 1888

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1888
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life—for instance, a woodpecker or a tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1889
...surrounding conditions nor the will of the organism (especially in the case of plants) could account for the cases in which organisms of every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life." Nothing can be more characteristic than the following in his long letter to Lyell, October 11, 1857....
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and ..., Volume 5

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1892 - 348 pages
...haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants)...had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained it seemed to me almost useless to endeavour to prove by indirect evidence...
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