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" Beagle" has been by far the most important event in my life, and has determined my whole career; yet it depended on so small a circumstance as my uncle offering to drive me thirty miles to Shrewsbury, which few uncles would 41 have done, and on such a... "
Charles Darwin's Works: The life and letters of Charles Darwin... ed. by his ... - Page 51
by Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - 1896
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...to be free, and all answered " No." I then asked him, perhaps with a sneer, whether he thought that the answer of slaves in the presence of their master...on so small a circumstance as my uncle offering to d1ive me thirty miles to Shrewsbury, which few uncles would have done, and on such a trifle as the...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia P. - History - 1888 - 1019 pages
...to be free, and all answered " No." I then asked him, perhaps with a sneer, whether he thought that the answer of slaves in the presence of their master...on so small a circumstance as my uncle offering to diive me thirty miles to Shrewsbury, which few uncles would have done, and on such a trifle as the...
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Studies in letters and Life

1890
...to the Beagle was a Napoleonic opportunity, and in looking back he realized its value to the full: " The voyage of the Beagle has been by far the most...done, and on such a trifle as the shape of my nose." But one ought not to exaggerate the element of chance; and though Captain Fitz-roy had continued to...
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and ..., Volume 5

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1892 - 348 pages
...receiving an invitation from all the gun-room officers to mess with them. But after a few hours Fitz-Eoy showed his usual magnanimity by sending an officer...the Beagle has been by far the most important event jn my life, and has determined my whole career; yet it depended on so small a circumstance as my uncle...
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Darwin: His Work and Influence. A Lecture Delivered in the Hall of Christ's ...

Ernest Albert Parkyn - Biography & Autobiography - 1894 - 40 pages
...importance of the Voyage of the Beagk is, however, much best described in Darwin's own words. He says, " It has been by far the most important event in my life,...circumstance as my uncle offering to drive me thirty miles, which few uncles would have done, and on such a trifle as the shape of my nose. I have always felt...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Naturalists - 1894 - 358 pages
...about the Beagle in August 1831. CHAPTER VIII. CHARLES DARWIN CONTINUED. " THE voyage of the Bca/jle. has been by far the most important event in my life, and has determined my whole career. I owe to the voyage the first real training or education of my mind ; I was led to attend closely...
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Lectures on the Darwinian Theory Delivered by the Late Arthur Milnes Marshall

Arthur Milnes Marshall - Evolution - 1894 - 236 pages
...on the 27th of December 1831, returning to Falmouth on October 2nd, 1836. Darwin writes : " This was by far the most important event in my life, and has determined my whole career." It was during this time that he acquired habits of energetic industry and concentrated attention. He...
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Library of the world's best literature, ancient and modern, Volume 11

Charles Dudley Warner - Literary Collections - 1897
...expedition. The voyage lasted from December 27th, 1831, to October 2d, 1836. It was, Darwin himself says, " by far the most important event in my life, and has determined my whole career." He had great opportunities of making explorations on land whilst the ship was engaged in her surveying...
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Makers of Literature: Being Essays on Shelley, Landor, Browning, Byron ...

George Edward Woodberry - American literature - 1900 - 440 pages
...the Beagle was a Napoleonic opportunity, and in looking back he realized its value to the full : " The voyage of the Beagle has been by far the most...done, and on such a trifle as the shape of my nose." But one ought not to exaggerate the element of chance ; and though Captain Fitz-roy had continued to...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1903
...an appropriate time in Darwin's life, and of the voyage of the Beagle (1831-36) he says that it was who delight in her strains, How the heart of the minstrel is breaking ! He had l ... I have always felt that I owe to the voyage the first real training or education of my mind.' To...
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