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" ... and the size, characteristic of the parental stock ; but even the wonderful powers of reproducing lost parts possessed by these animals are controlled by the same governing tendency. Cut off the legs, the tail, the jaws, separately or all together,... "
The Divine Pedigree of Man; Or, The Testimony of Evolution and Psychology to ... - Page 278
by Thomson Jay Hudson - 1899 - 379 pages
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annual of scientific discovery

david a. wells - 1864
...tendency. Cut off the legs, the tail, the jaws — separately or all together — and, as Spallanzan showed long ago, these parts not only grow again,...on the same type as those which were lost. The new ja\v or leg is a newt's, and never by any accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt...
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The Annual of scientific discovery: or, Year-book of facts in science and art

David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, George Bliss, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, William Ripley Nichols - Photography - 1865
...tendency. Cut oiF the legs, the tail, the 'jaws — separately or all together — and, as Spallanzan showed long ago, these parts not only grow again,...and never by any accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt 13 true of every animal and plant ; the acorn tends to build itself up again...
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Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art ...

David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, William Ripley Nichols, Charles Robert Cross - Industrial arts - 1867
...tendency. Cut off the legs, the tail, the jaws — separately or all together — and, as Spallanzan showed long ago, these parts not only grow again,...and never by any accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt is true of every animal and plant ; the acorn tends to build itself up again...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - Natural history - 1871 - 344 pages
...each in its proper spot, and in such due proportion to the rest, as to reproduce the form, the colour, and the size, characteristic of the parental stock...The new jaw, or leg, is a newt's, and never by any 262 ^Tan Serm0ns, dssags, mttt gfb«fos. accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - Evolution (Biology) - 1871 - 378 pages
...tendency. Cut off the legs, the tail, the jaws, separately or all together, and, as Spallanzani sliowed long ago, these parts not only grow again, but the...and never by any accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt is true of every animal and of every plant ; the acorn tends to build itself...
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Natural Causation: An Essay in Four Parts

Constance E. Plumptre - Causation - 1888 - 198 pages
...lost parts possessed by newts. Cut off the legs, the tail, the jaws, separately or altogether, and these parts not only grow again, but the redintegrated...as those which were lost. The new jaw or leg is a newt s, and never by any accident more like that of a frog.f Now, since a child's well-being is presumably...
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Opposites: A Series of Essays on the Unpopular Sides of Popular Questions

Lewis Thornton - Philosophy and religion - 1890 - 380 pages
...with his plan before him, striving with skilful manipulation to perfect his work." Then, he goes on, " Even the wonderful powers of reproducing lost parts...and never by any accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt is true of every animal and of every plant; the acorn tends to build itself...
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Darwiniana: Essays

Thomas Henry Huxley - Evolution - 1894 - 473 pages
...animals are controlled by the same governing tendency. Cut off the legs, the II THE ORIGIN OP SPECIES 31 tail, the jaws, separately or all together, and, as...and never by any accident more like that of a frog. What is true of the newt is true of every animal and of every plant ; the acorn tends to build itself...
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What is Life?, Or, Where are We? What are We? Whence Did We Come? And ...

Frederick Hovenden - Life (Biology) - 1899 - 308 pages
...together, and, as Spallanzani showed long ago, these parts not only grow again, but the reintegrated limb is formed on the same type as those which were...newt's, and never by any accident more like that of a frog.1 What is true of the newt is true of every animal and of every plant ; the acorn tends to build...
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