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" The old argument from design in Nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful hinge of a bivalve shell must... "
Charles Darwin's Works: The life and letters of Charles Darwin... ed. by his ... - Page 279
by Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - 1896
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The Shipley collection of scientific papers, Volume 37

Zoology - 1894
...selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue, for instance, that the beautiful hinge of a bivalve must have been made by an intelligent being, like the hinge of a door by man. There can be no more design in the variability of organic beings and in the action of natural selection,...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 180

1895
...formerly seemed so conclusive, fails, now that the law of Natural Selection has been discovered. Wo can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of Natural Selection, than in the course which the wind blows." A pretty decided antithesis...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1889
...selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue, for instance, that the beautiful hinge of a bivalve must have been made by an intelligent being, like the hinge of a door by man. There can be no more design in the variability of organic beings and in the action of natural selection,...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the wind blows. But I have discussed this subject...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. 'We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the wind blows. But I have discussed this subject...
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the wind blows. But I have discussed this subject...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia P. - History - 1888 - 1019 pages
...formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the wind blows. But I have discussed this subject...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 33

Technology - 1888
...formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the wind blows.* An incidental allusion, in a...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 33

Science - 1888
...formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue that, for instance, the beautiful...by an intelligent being, like the hinge of a door hy man. There seems to be no more design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of...
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New Englander and Yale review, Volume 48

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - Religion - 1888
...formerly seemed so conclusive fails now that the doctrine of natural selection has been discovered." " There seems to be no more design in the variability of organic beings and in the action of natural selection than in the course which the wind blows," etc. "This very old argument...
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