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" The great break in the organic chain between man and his nearest allies, which cannot be bridged over by any extinct or living species, has often been advanced as a grave objection to the belief that man is descended from some lower form ; but this objection... "
The Descent of Man
by Charles Darwin - 1874 - 675 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871
...should be received as an article of faith. Thus the formidable objection to Mr. Darwin's theory, that the great break in the organic chain between man and...be bridged over by any extinct or living species, is answered simply by an appeal ' to a belief in the general principle of evolution ' (vol. i. p. 200),...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 111

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...should be received us an aticle of faith. Thus the formidable objection to Mr. Darwin's theory, that the great break in the organic chain between man and...be bridged over by any extinct or living species, is answered simply by an appeal "to a belief in the general principle of evolution " (vol. i. p. 200),...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...should be received as an article of faith. Thus the formidable objection to Mr. Darwin's theory, that the great break in the organic chain between man and...be bridged over by any extinct or living species, is answered simply by an appeal " to a belief in the general principle of evolution" (vol. ip 200),...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository

Religion
...that at the beginning of that enormous period any change occurred. " The great break," he continues, " in the organic chain between man and his nearest allies,...this objection will not appear of much weight" to whom 1 "to those who, convinced by general reasons, believe in the general principle of evolution...
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The Religious Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 45

Unitarianism - 1871
...Simian stock, including man, was identical with, or even closely resembled, any existing ape or monkey." "The great break in the organic chain between man...objection will not appear of much weight to those who, convinced by general reasons, believe in the general principles of evolution." It strikes us that there...
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The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex, Volume 1

Charles Robert Darwin - 1871
...co-descendants of the same species may be not at all changed, some a little, and some greatly changed. Thus it may have been with man, who has undergone...objection will not appear of much weight to those who, convinced by general reasons, believe in the general principle of evolution. Breaks incessantly occur...
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Scripture and science not at variance; or, The historical character and ...

John Henry Pratt - Religion - 1871
...that at the beginning of that enormous period any change occurred. ' The great break,' he continues, ' in the organic chain between man and his nearest allies,...this objection will not appear of much weight' to whom ? ' to those who, convinced by general reasons, believe in the general principle of evolution'...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 131

English literature - 1871
...should be received as an article of faith. Thus the formidable objection to Mr. Darwin's theory, that the great break in the organic chain between man and...be bridged over by any extinct or living species, is answered simply by an appeal ' to a belief in the general principle of evolution ' (vol. i. p. 200),...
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The Ecclesiastical Observer, Volume 24

Churches of Christ - 1871
...should be received as an article of faith. Thus the formidable objection to Mr. Darwin's theory, that the great break in the organic chain between man and...be bridged over by any extinct or living species, is answered simply by an appeal to ' a belief in the general principles of evolution' (vol. i., p....
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Christianity and positivism

James McCosh - 1871
...he speaks more expressly (p. 200) of " the great break in the organic DARWIN'S DESCENT OF MAN. 353 chain between man and his nearest allies, which cannot...be bridged over by any extinct or living species." This means that the animal, which could have given birth to man, has not been found in the geological...
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