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From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 234
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed enquiries, by conversation with skilful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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Pacific Educational Journal, Volume 11

P. M. Fisher - Education - 1895
...children. Workers in this class generally accept a sentence from Darwin's autobiography as their motto, " I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale." Principal Russell, of the Worcester State Normal School, stands at the head of this movement, and the...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 11

William Musham Metcalfe, Ruaraidh Erskine - History - 1888
...nature, some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first notebook was opened July, 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed enquiries, by conversation with skilful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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Catalogue and Circular, Volumes 15-22

Massachusetts. State Normal School, Worcester - 1889
...Each blank has the following heading : [STATE NOKMAL SCHOOL AT WORCESTER.] STUDY OF CHILDREN. " I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale " Daricin, Autobiography. 1. Date, 2. Observer's name, age, PO address, 3. Name (or initials) of...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 1891
...variation of animals perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed enquiries, by conversation with skilful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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Psychology: A Short Account of the Human Mind

Frank Stephen Granger - Psychology - 1891 - 235 pages
...variation of the characters of animals and plants, whether in a. state or nature or not, he " worked on the Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts on a wholesale scale." As he continued his studies, points of likeness disclosed themselves between the many diverse examples...
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All Nations and All Ages

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1895
...some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July, 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed inquiries, by conversation with skillful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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Pacific Educational Journal, Volume 11

P. M. Fisher - Education - 1895
...children. Workers in this class generally accept a sentence from Darwin's autobiography as their motto, " I worked on true Baconian principles, and without any theory collected facts ou a wholesale scale." Principal Russell, of the Worcester State Normal School, stands at the head...
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Charles Darwin's Works: The life and letters of Charles Darwin... ed. by his ...

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Science - 1896
...been modified. perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles, and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed enquiries, by conversation with skilful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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Library of the world's best literature, ancient and modern, Volume 11

Charles Dudley Warner - Literary Collections - 1897
...some light might perhaps be thrown on the whole subject. My first note-book was opened in July 1837. I worked on true Baconian principles; and without...scale, more especially with respect to domesticated productions, by printed inquiries, by conversation with skillful breeders and gardeners, and by extensive...
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