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" I had, also, during many years followed a golden rule, namely, that whenever a published fact, a new observation or thought came across me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail and at once; for I had found by... "
The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin - Page 71
by Francis Darwin - 1887
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Proceedings, Volume 42

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1888
...came across me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail, for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts...apt to escape from the memory than favourable ones. Perhaps this practice of itself might be sufficient to distinguish Mr. Darwin from ordinary men. We...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 42

Humanities - 1888
...came across me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail, for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts...apt to escape from the memory than favourable ones. Perhaps this practice of itself might be sufficient to distinguish Mr. Darwin from ordinary men. We...
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Proceedings, Volume 42

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1888
...came across me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail, for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts...apt to escape from the memory than favourable ones. Perhaps this practice of itself might be sufficient to distinguish Mr. Darwin from ordinary men. We...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 176

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1888
...which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail and at once ; for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts were far more apt to escape from the memory than favorable ones. Owing to this habit, very few objections were raised against my views which I had not...
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The Monist, Volume 2

Paul Carus - Philosophy - 1892
...came across me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail, for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts were far more apt to escape from the memory than favorable ones." Experience teaches that we can learn most from those authors with whom we do not agree....
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Guide to the Study of Common Plants: An Introduction to Botany

Volney Morgan Spalding - Botany - 1893 - 246 pages
...me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail and at once, for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts were far more apt to escape from the memory than favorable ones." 2. When you have seen a thing clearly, be sure to express your conception, whether...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Naturalists - 1894 - 358 pages
...children (i. 87), if any contrariety offered itself to make a note of it at once : So, he goes on, " very few objections were raised against my views which...had not at least noticed and attempted to answer." These last words suggest what a " wriggle " is. At any time that something might be said in objection...
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The Plant world: its romances and realities : a reading-book of botany

Frank Vincent - Science - 1899 - 228 pages
...me, which was opposed to my general results, to make a memorandum of it without fail and at once, for I had found by experience that such facts and thoughts...were far more apt to escape from, the memory than favorable ones." 2. When you have seen a thing clearly, be sure to express your conception, whether...
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The age of Tennyson

Hugh Walker - English literature - 1897 - 303 pages
...were more apt to be forgotten than favourable ones. ' Owing to this habit,' he says, with truth, ' very few objections were raised against my views which...had not at least noticed and attempted to answer.' No book of this century has roused such a tempest as The Origin of Species. A. number of the younger...
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The Plant World: Its Romances and Realities

Frank Vincent - Botany - 1897 - 228 pages
...results, to make a memorandum of it without fail and at once, for I had found by experience that Buch facts and thoughts were far more apt to escape from the memory than favorable ones." 2. When you have seen a thing clearly, be sure to express your conception, whether...
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