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" I grieve to say that I cannot honestly go as far as you do about Design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ; and yet I cannot look at each separate thing as the... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 238
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1894 - 259 pages
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Christian Thought, Volume 5

Charles Force Deems, John Bancroft Devins, Amory Howe Bradford - Bible - 1888
...as you do about Design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ;...along certain beneficial lines.' I cannot believe this ; and I think you would have to believe that the tail of the Fantail was led to vary in the number...
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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN

1887
...as you do about Design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ;...Design. To take a crucial example, you lead me to infer (p. 414) that you believe " that variation has been led along certain beneficial lines." I cannot believe...
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 2

Charles Darwin - 1887
...as you do about Design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ;...Design. To take a crucial example, you lead me to infer (p. 4 14) that you believe " that variation has been led along certain beneficial lines." I cannot...
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Household Guest, Volume 1

1888
...as yon do about Design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ;...along certain beneficial lines.' I cannot believe this ; and I think you would have to believe that the tail of the Fantail was led to vary in the number...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 167

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1888
...manner as the orthodox believe the Trinity in Unity. You sav that you are in a haze ; I am in thick mud. You believe " that variation has been led along certain beneficial lines." I cannot believe this. . . . Again, I say I am, and shall ever remain, in a hopeless muddle. . . . Your question what would...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 33

Science - 1888
...as yon do about design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I can not think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ; and yet I can not look at each separate thing as the result of design. 0 And in an earlier letter of the same...
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God in the Bible, with preludes and other addresses on leading reforms

Joseph Cook - 1889
...as you do about Design. I am conscious that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance ;...along certain beneficial lines.' I cannot believe this ; and I think you would have to believe that the tail of the Fantail was led to vary in the number...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly: 1889, Volume 3

Presbyterianism - 1889
...Design. I am const-ions that I am in au utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as wt* see it. is the result of chance, and yet I cannot...certain beneficial lines. ' I cannot believe this ; and I think yon would have to believe that the tail of the fautail was led to vary in the number...
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Sociology, Popular Lectures and Discussions Before the Brooklyn Ethical ...

Civilization - 1890 - 403 pages
...letter to Dr. Gray, Air. Darwin says, " I grieve to say that I cannot go as far as you do about design. I cannot think the world as we see it is the result...look at each separate thing as the result of design." But Dr. Gray was so deeply grounded in the Christian faith that nothing could swerve him. He believed...
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Oxford House papers: a series of papers for working men

James Granville Adderley, University of Oxford - Religion - 1891 - 182 pages
...puzzled. " I am conscious," he says, "that I am in an utterly hopeless muddle. I cannot think that the world, as we see it, is the result of chance,...and yet I cannot look at each separate thing as the work of design."1 But gradually he realized and gladly welcomed the truth that evolution, which at...
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