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" ... by the South American character of most of the productions of the Galapagos Archipelago, and more especially by the manner in which they differ slightly on each island of the group; none of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological... "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page xi
1888
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The Library Magazine

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1888
...remarkable character of the flora and fauna of the Galapagos archipelago. "It was evident," he says, "that such facts as these, as well as many others,...gradually become modified; and the subject haunted me." His first note-book for the accumulation of facts bearing on the question was opened in July, 1837,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 176

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1888
...remarkable character of the flora and fauna of the Galapagos archipelago. " It was evident," he says, " that such facts as these, as well as many others,...gradually become modified ; and the subject haunted me." His first note-book for the accumulation of facts bearing on the question was opened in July, 1837,...
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New Englander and Yale review, Volume 48

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - Religion - 1888
...; nine of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological sense. It was evident, he says, that such facts as these, as well as many others,...explained on the supposition that species gradually became modified, and, he adds, the subject haunted me. In 1862, he published his little work on the...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 48

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1888
...and more especially by the manner in which they differ slightly on each island of the group ; nine of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological sense. It was evident, he says, that such facts as these, as well as many others, could only be explained on the supposition...
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Charles Darwin, His Life and Work

Charles Frederick Holder - 1891 - 295 pages
...and more especially by the manner in which they differ slightly on each island of the group ; none of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological sense." The conclusions which he deduced from these facts were that species became modified ; in other words,...
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From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea

Henry Fairfield Osborn - Evolution - 1894 - 259 pages
...Archipelago, and more especially by the manner in which they differed on each island of the group, none of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological...explained on the supposition that species gradually became modified ; and the subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Naturalists - 1894 - 358 pages
...enhancing phrase. He says once (i. 82), as we have seen, for example, " It was evident that such facts as well as many others could only be explained...supposition that species gradually become modified ; " and on the opposite page this: "I happened to read for amusement Malthus on J'opulation, and being well...
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Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley: With an Intermediate Chapter on ...

Edward Clodd - Evolution - 1897 - 250 pages
...Archipelago, and more especially by the manner in which they differ slightly on each island of the group, none of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological...explained on the supposition that species gradually became modified ; and the subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that ' none of the evolutionary...
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The Story of Nineteenth-century Science

Henry Smith Williams - Science - 1900 - 8 pages
...Archipelago, and more especially by the manner in which they differ slightly on each island of the group, none of the islands appearing to be very ancient in a geological sense." At first the full force of these observations did not strike him ; for, under sway of Ly ell's geological...
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The story of nineteenth-century science

Henry Smith Williams - Nineteenth century - 1900 - 474 pages
...created since that island arose. But gradually it dawned upon him that such facts as he had observed "could only be explained on the supposition that species gradually become modified." From then on, as he afterwards asserted, the subject haunted him; hence the journal of 1837. It will...
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