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Evolution, Old and New: Or, The Theories of Buffon - Page 228
by Samuel Butler - 1879 - 384 pages
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Zoonomia, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - 1818
...one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts attended with new propensities, directed...own inherent activity, and of delivering down those im- f/ provcments by generation to its posterity, world without end? tf Sixthly, The cold-blooded animals,...
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The Principles of Biology, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Biology - 1864
...one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed...continuing to improve by its own inherent activity." In this passage we see the idea to be, that evolution is pre-determined by some intrinsic proclivity....
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The Principles of biology, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - 1866
...one living filamy.t, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed...and associations ; and thus possessing the faculty f continuing to improve by its own inherent activity." In this passage we see the idea to be, that...
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The Principles of Biology, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - 1870
...one living filamsnt, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed...continuing to improve by its own inherent activity." In this passage we see the idea to be, that evolution is pre-detcrniined by some intrinsic proclivity....
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Erasmus Darwin, tr. by W.S. Dallas

Ernst Ludwig Krause - 1879
...living filament " which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with " animality, with the power of acquiring new " parts, attended with new propensities, " directed...generation to its " posterity, world without end!" It might be doubted, the author goes on to say, whether the fishes, which have fins instead of feet...
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Erasmus Darwin

Ernst Ludwig Krause, Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1879 - 216 pages
...living filament " which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with " animality, with the power of acquiring new " parts, attended with new propensities, " directed...by generation to its " posterity, world without end !" It might be doubted, the author goes on to say, whether the fishes, which have fins instead of feet...
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Erasmus Darwin

Ernst Ludwig Krause, Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1880 - 216 pages
...living filament " which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with " animality, with the power of acquiring new " parts, attended with new propensities, " directed...by generation to its " posterity, world without end !" It might be doubted, the author goes on to say, whether the fishes, which have fins instead of feet...
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Nature, Volume 21

Science - 1880
...acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed by irritations, sensations, volitions,and associations; and thus possessing the faculty of continuing...by generation to its posterity, world without end ! ' " In his " Temple of Nature " : "About the first hundred verses are devoted to a description...
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God and Creation

Robert Reid Howison - Creation - 1883 - 578 pages
...one living filament, which the Great First Cause endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed...its own inherent activity, and of delivering down these improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end !" 1 In this we discover folded...
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A New Theory of the Origin of Species

Benjamin G. Ferris - Evolution - 1883 - 272 pages
...animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed by imitations, sensations, volitions, and associations; and thus...possessing the faculty of continuing to improve by its inherent activity. He also anticipated the idea of Lamarck, that animals are modified by force of...
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