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" We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World. "
The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ... - Page 252
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

...our time. The first Adam of Science, according to its chief prophet, is " an ape-like creature," — "a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed...in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World." The first Adam of Scripture suddenly leaps into life by the quickening breath of the Almighty, and...
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London Society, Volume 17; Volume 19

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1871
...tolerance. The general theory of the work is thus broadly stated (ii. 389): ' We thus learn (query) that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished...in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, . if its whole structure had been examined by a naturalist, would have been classed...
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The Century, Volume 15

1878
...the Age of Science. Mr. Charles Darwin only repeats Helvetius and Lord Monboddo when he tells us, " that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished...in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World." Mr. Spencer literally follows David Hume, when he asserts that the illusion of the freedom of the will...
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Quarterly Journal of Science, and Annals of Mining, Metallurgy ..., Volume 8

Science - 1871
...sense be regarded as the remains of a human being intermediate between 252 Notices of Books. [April, man and the apes," and that " they do not seem to...ourselves, or the common ancestor of the whole of the Simiadce. If the former, how do we arrive at the development of the tail ? the suppression of which...
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The United Presbyterian magazine

1871
...acknowledge that among the inferior animals the monkey is our nearest of kin ! Mr. Darwin says : ' ^Ye lenrn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished...in its habits, and an inhabitant of the old world ; ' and lie adduces ' a small projection of the helix, or outward fold of the human ear, к a vestige...
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The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex

Charles Robert Darwin - 1871
...; and can approximately place them in their proper position in the zoological series. We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished...in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, if its whole structure had been examined by a naturalist, would have been classed amongst...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 17

Great Britain - 1871
...hi* bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." He adduces many arguments for the belief that " man is descended. from a hairy quadruped, furnished...its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old 'World." He concludes that " man is the co-descendant with other mammals of a common progenitor." And this genealogy...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1871
...related, or as effect and cause connected. But now suppose, " Man is descended," according to Darwin, " from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and...in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World." yet we have man to deal with, human nature to observe and study scientifically. This study, to say...
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Beiträge zur Ethnologie und darauf begründete Studien

Adolf Bastian - Ethnology - 1871 - 534 pages
...p d.) im Kaukasus. Darwin believes that „man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished withs a tail and pointed ears , probably arboreal in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World." Wenn der Kriegsruf und die ersten Schasse ertönen, brauchen die Pferde, das Vieh, Schaafe und Ziegen...
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