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" Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class, by utility or by the doctrine of final causes. The hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen in his most interesting... "
The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin - 19?? - 238 pages
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 25

Medicine - 1860
...as Prof. Owen has fully admitted, can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain this fundamental similarity of pattern in members of the same -class, by utility, or the doctrine of final causes. On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each animal and plant,...
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The North British Review, Volume 32

Allan Freer - 1860
...in a way which, to say the least of it, does not bear witness to very enlarged views of creation : " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...being, we can only say that so it is; that it has food deal more can be said of each animal and plant than this; nt if in ten thousand instances, in...
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The North British Review, Volumes 32-33

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1860
...in a way which, to say the least of it, does not bear witness to very enlarged views of creation : " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...of Limbs.' On the ordinary view of the independent reation of each being, we can only say that so it is ; that it has so pleased the Creator to construct...
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The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 25

Medicine - 1860
...as Prof. Owen has fully admitted, can be more hoj>ele-s than to attempt to explain this fundamental similarity of pattern in members of the same class, by utility, or the doctrine of final causes. On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each animal and plant,...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Science - 1860
...latter will admit, •with Owen and every morphologist, that hopeless is the attempt to explain the similarity of pattern in members of the same class by utility or the doctrine of final causes. "On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each being, we can...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...numerous modifications of an upper lip, mandibles, and two pairs of maxillae. Analogous laws govern the construction of the mouths and limbs of crustaceans....being, we can only say that so it is ; — that it has so pleased the Creator to construct each animal and plant. The explanation is manifest on the theory...
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The Theological and Literary Journal, Volume 13

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1861
...the promptings of natural selection. " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain the similarity of pattern in members of the same class,...utility, or by the doctrine of final causes . . . " The explanation is manifest on the theory of the natural selection of successive slight modifications,...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History, Volume 19

Zoology - 1861
...various special purposes. At page 466 (third edition), he says : — " Nothing can be more hopeless than to explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class by utility, or the doctrine of final causes ; the hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen,...
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Biblical natural science

John Duns - 1863
...way which, to say the least of it, does not bear witness to very enlarged views of creation : — " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...being, we can only say that so it is ; that it has so pleased the Creator to construct each animal and plant." A good deal more can be said of each animal...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...transposed. Hence the same name can be given to the homologous bones in widely different animals. ' Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...pattern in members of the same class, by utility, or by doctrine of final causes. On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each being we can only...
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