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" I soon perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals and plants. But how selection could be applied to organisms living in a state of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. "
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Page xiii
1888
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals and plants. But how selection could be applied to organisms living...of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic enquiry, I happened to read...
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals and plants. But how selection could be applied to organisms living...of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic enquiry, I happened to read...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 418 pages
...perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals and plants. But how selection could be applied to organisms living...of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic enquiry, I happened to read...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia P. - History - 1888 - 1019 pages
...perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals and plants. But how selection could be applied to organisms living...of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic enquiry, I happened to read...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 6

New England - 1888
...keystone of success in making useful races of animals and plants. The mystery to him for a long while was how selection could be applied to organisms living in a state of nature. More than a year after thus beginning his systematic inquiry he happened to read for amusement " Malthus...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, A View of Its Past and Present ...

Thomas Robert Malthus, George Thomas Bettany - Population - 1890 - 614 pages
...perceived that selection was the keystone of man's, success in making useful races of animals and plants. But hoW' selection could be applied to organisms living...of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. "In October, 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic inquiry, I happened to read...
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and ..., Volume 5

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1892 - 348 pages
...perceived that selection was the keystone of man's success in making useful races of animals and plants": But how selection could be applied to organisms living...of nature remained for some time a mystery to me. In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic enquiry, I happened to read...
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Darwiniana: Essays

Thomas Henry Huxley - Evolution - 1894 - 473 pages
..." I know you rank it higher, which is curious, as it did not in the least shake your belief." (III. p. 14 ; see also p. 16, "to me it was an absolutely...living in a state of nature remained for some time a mvstery to me." (I. p. 83.) The key to this mystery was furnished by the accidental perusal of the...
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Two Spheres; Or, Mind Versus Instinct

W. T. B. Martin, T. E. S. T. - Instinct - 1894 - 518 pages
...Darwin, " that Selection was the keystone of Man's success in making useful races of Animals and plants. But how Selection could be applied to organisms, living...of Nature, remained for some time a mystery to me. In October, 1838, being well prepared to appreciate the struggle for existence from long-continued...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1894 - 358 pages
...anything that might correspond to these, his own words, in nature at all events at the first look. " How selection could be applied to organisms living in a state of nature remained for some time," he says, " a mystery to me." The exact " some time," we are told, was " fifteen months." After fifteen...
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