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" from the other? Or as the earth and ocean were probably peopled with vegetable productions long before the existence of animals; and many families of these animals, long before other families of them, shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of... "
Evolution, Old and New: Or, The Theories of Buffon - Page 231
by Samuel Butler - 1879 - 384 pages
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Zoonomia, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - 1818
...described? And that the productive living filament of each of those tribes was different originally from the other? Or, as the earth and ocean were probably...we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filaments is, and has been the cause of all organic life. If this gradual production of the species...
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Erasmus Darwin

Ernst Ludwig Krause, Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1879 - 216 pages
...described ? And that the productive living " filament of each of those tribes was different " originally from the other ? Or, as the " earth and ocean were...peopled with " vegetable productions long before the exis" tence of animals; and many families of " these animals long before other families of " them,...
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Erasmus Darwin, tr. by W.S. Dallas

Ernst Ludwig Krause - 1879
...described ? And that the productive living " filament of each of those tribes was different " originally from the other ? Or, as the " earth and ocean were...peopled with " vegetable productions long before the exis" tence of animals; and many families of " these animals long before other families of " them,...
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Erasmus Darwin

Ernst Ludwig Krause, Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1880 - 216 pages
...described ? And that the productive living " filament of each of those tribes was different " originally from the other ? Or, as the ' earth and ocean were...peopled with " vegetable productions long before the exis" tence of animals; and many families of " these animals long before other families of " them,...
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Charles Darwin

Grant Allen, Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1885 - 206 pages
...conclude our glimpse of his pregnant and suggestive work by quoting its great fundamental aperyu:' As the earth and ocean were probably peopled with...filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ?' A few lines from the ' Temple of Nature,' one of Erasmus Darwin's poetic rhapsodies, containing...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1894 - 358 pages
...other, for the various tribes, warm-blooded, cold-blooded, insects, vermes, plants, etc.; but still, " As the earth and ocean were probably peopled with...filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ?" So much for organic life, though this is accompanied by much else in regard to spontaneous generation,...
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Progress of Science: Its Origin, Course, Promoters, and Results

J. Villin Marmery - Science - 1895 - 358 pages
...selection to anticipate Charles Darwin in all points. "As the earth and ocean," says Erasmus Darwin, " were probably peopled with vegetable productions long...filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ?" In " Zoonomia," we read : First, forms minute, unseen by spheric glass, Move on the mud, or pierce...
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Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley: With an Intermediate Chapter on ...

Edward Clodd - Evolution - 1897 - 250 pages
...protoplasm, or, as some call it, nuclein or nucleoplasm. And, on this, Erasmus Darwin further remarks : ' As the earth and ocean were probably peopled with...filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ?' Nor does he make any exception to this law of organic development. He quotes Buffon and Helvetius...
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A Text-book of zoology, Volume 2

Thomas Jeffery Parker - Zoology - 1897
...improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end ? " And a little later he inquires: " Shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of...filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ? " He anticipated Lamarck in the importance he attached to the principle of use and disuse, expressed...
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Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution: His Life and Work

Biology - 1901 - 451 pages
...they have alike been produced from a similar living filament " (p. 236) ; and again he expresses the conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life (p. 244). It does not follow that he was a " spermist," since he strongly argued against the incasement...
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