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The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex - Page 382
by Charles Darwin - 1872
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 196

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1902
...think, be ' highly distasteful to many persons.' But he adds, and the argument admits of no reply : ' He who has seen a savage in ' his native land will not feel much shame if forced to admit ' that the blood of some more humble creature flows in his ' veins.' * On another point Huxley's...
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Old and New, Volume 3

Edward Everett Hale - History - 1871
...forgotten by me ; for the reflection at once rushed to my mind, — such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked, and bedaubed with paint; their long...small tribe. He who has seen a savage in his native laud will not feel much shame if forced to acknowledge that the blood of some more humble creature...
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Darwinism Tested by Language

Sir Frederick Bateman - Evolution - 1877 - 224 pages
...forgotten by me, for the reflection at once rushed into my mind-'-such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked and bedaubed with paint, their long...and distrustful. They possessed hardly any arts, and THE LANGUAGE OF THE FUEGIAN SAVAGES. 155 Mayne Reid also bears similar testimony as to their degraded...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 11

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - Humanities - 1877
...startled, and distrustful. They possessed hardly any arts, and like wild animals lived on whatever they could catch. They had no government, and were...merciless to every one not of their own small tribe.' Is there in this graphic, though terrible picture, revealing itself on the part of these men, the feeblest...
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The Life and Work of Charles Darwin: A Lecture Delivered to the Leeds ...

Louis Compton Miall - 1883 - 62 pages
...forgotten by me, for the reflection at once rushed into my mind—such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked, and bedaubed with paint; their long...merciless to every one not of their own small tribe." * The naturalist and geologist will find even greater interest in the account of the climate and productions...
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Life of Charles Darwin

George Thomas Bettany, John Parker Anderson - Evolution - 1887 - 175 pages
...forgotten by me, for the reflection at once rushed into my mind — such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked and bedaubed with paint ; their long...distrustful. They possessed hardly any arts, and, like L wild animals, lived on what they could catch. They had no government, and were merciless to every...
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 22

Literary Criticism - 1901
...forgotten by me, for the reflection at once rushed into my mind — such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked and bedaubed with paint, their long...catch ; they had no government, and were merciless to everyone not of their own small tribe. . . . For my own part I would as soon be descended from that...
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Happiness from Thoughts and Other Sermons

James Vila Blake - 1891 - 291 pages
...a party of Fuegians on a wild and broken shore will never be forgotten by me. * * * These men were absolutely naked and bedaubed with paint, their long...tangled, their mouths frothed with excitement, and then" expression was wild, startled and distrustful. They possessed hardly any arts, and, like wild...
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The Religion of the Future: Or, Outlines of Spiritual Philosophy

Samuel Weil - Philosophy and religion - 1893 - 267 pages
...forgotten by me, for the reflection at once rushed into my mind — such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked and bedaubed with paint, their long...their expression was wild, startled and distrustful." f From such a one to the angel or seraph is an enormous distance, but analogy from the lower or material...
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Charles Darwin's Works: The descent of man and seletion in relation to sex

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Science - 1896
...forgotten by me, for the reflection at once rushed into my mind — such were our ancestors. These men were absolutely naked and bedaubed with paint, their long hair was tangled, their mouths frothed with exciteiiii nf , and their expression was wild, startled, and distrustful. They possessed hardly any...
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