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" Thus the tall Oak, the giant of the wood, Which bears Britannia's thunders on the flood; The Whale, unmeasured monster of the main; The lordly lion, monarch of the plain; The eagle, soaring in the realms of air, Whose eye, undazzled, drinks the solar... "
Erasmus Darwin, tr. by W.S. Dallas - Page 194
by Ernst Ludwig Krause - 1879
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...who rules the bestial crowd, Of language, reason, ami reflection proud, With brow erect who ecorns this earthy sod, And styles himself the image of his...rudiments of form and sense, An embryon point, or microscopic.ens!" r. '26. To the commencement of this passage is appended the following n'ote. •...
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The Temple of Nature, Or, The Origin of Society: A Poem, with Philosophical ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1804 - 344 pages
...the plain, The Eagle, soaring in the realms of air, Whose eye undazzled drinks the solar glare ; — Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language, reason, and reflection proud, 310 With brow erect, who scorns this earthy sod, And styles himself the image of his God ; I " , Arose...
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Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume 6

Electronic journals - 1809
...monarch of the plain, The eagle soaring in the realms of air, Whose eye undazzled drinks the solar glare, Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language,...reflection proud, With brow erect who scorns this earthly sod, And styles himself the image of his God ; Arose from rudiments of form and sense, An embrion...
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The Republican, Volume 8

Richard Carlile - Political science - 1823
...the plain ; The eagle soaring, in the realms of air, Whose eye undazzled, drinks the solar glare ; Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language,...earthy sod ; And styles himself, the image of his God : Aroie from rudiments of form and sense, An embryon point, or microscopic ens? To suppose that these...
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The Temple of Nature: Or, The Origin of Society, a Poem with Philosophical Notes

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1825 - 100 pages
...solar glare, Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language, reason, and reflection proud, 810 With brow erect who scorns this earthy sod, And styles...form and sense, An embryon point, or microscopic ens ! " Now in vast shoals beneath the brlnelem tide, On earth's firm crust testaceous tribes reside ;...
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Erasmus Darwin

Ernst Ludwig Krause, Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1879 - 216 pages
...cosmical life. As a matter of course, as the author remarks, we must only assume spontaneous generation for the simplest creatures of all ; all the higher...the image of his God ; Arose from rudiments of form aud sense, An embryon point, or microscopic ens ! " Then, when mountains upheaved by the central fire,...
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Erasmus Darwin und seine Stellung in der Geschichte der Descendenz-Theorie

Ernst Krause, Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1880 - 236 pages
...countless groups of vegetation spring, And breathing realms offin, andfeet, and wing." 97) (S. 166.) „Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of...proud. With brow erect who scorns this earthy sod, And slyles himseV the image of Ins God! Arose from rudiments of form and sense , An embryon point, or microscopic...
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Rad Jugoslavenske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti, Books 75-77

Jugoslavenska akademija znanosti i umjetnosti - 1885
...áivotinje, dapaöe i sam áovjek, pocimlje ziviti kao mikroskopska piknja1. 1 Evo njegovih riecih : Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language,...who scorns this earthy sod, And styles himself the ¡mage of his God ! Arose from rudiments of form and sense, An embryon point, or microscopic ens !...
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A History of science, Volume 4

Henry Smith Williams - 1904
...of the plain; The eagle, soaring in the realms of air, Whose eye, undazzled, drinks the solar glare; Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language,...of form and sense, An embryon point or microscopic ens!"2 148 Here, clearly enough, is the idea of evolution. But in that day there was little proof forthcoming...
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A History of Science: Modern development of the chemical and biological sciences

Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams - Science - 1904
...of the plain; The eagle, soaring in the realms of air, Whose eye, undazzled, drinks the solar glare; Imperious man, who rules the bestial crowd, Of language,...himself the image of his God — Arose from rudiments of fown and sense, An embryon point or microscopic ens!"2 148 Here, clearly enough, is the idea of evolution....
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