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" History warns us, however, that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as Heresies and to end as superstitions... "
Darwiniana: essays - Page 229
by Thomas Henry Huxley - 1894 - 475 pages
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The Journal of the Royal institution of Great Britain. Notices of the ...

Royal institution of Great Britain - 1882
...great work ; and tho general doctrine of Evolution, to one side of which it gives expression, finds in the phenomena of biology a firm base of operations...rash to anticipate that, in another twenty years, the now generation, educated under the influences of tho present day, will be in danger of accepting the...
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Messenger, Volume 50

1908
...he was not at all pleased with the immediate outlook for Darwinism. Huxley said : " History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin...twenty years, the new generation, educated under the influence of the present day, will be in danger of accepting the main doctrines of the Origin of Species...
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Science and Culture: And Other Essays

Thomas Henry Huxley - Science - 1881 - 349 pages
...evolution is due which is still open to discussion. XII. THE COMING OF AGE OF "THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES." MANY of you will be familiar with the aspect of this...under the influences of the present day, will be in danger~of accepting the main doctrines of the " Origin of Species," with as little reflection, and...
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Proceedings, Volume 9

Royal Institution of Great Britain - Science - 1882
...great work ; and the general doctrine of Evolution, to one side of which it gives expression, finds in the phenomena of biology a firm base of operations...rash to anticipate that, in another twenty years, the now generation, educated under the influences of the present day, will be in danger of accepting the...
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Journal of social science: containing the Transactions of the ..., Issues 16-20

Social sciences - 1882
...the happiest form of expression the opinion of many candid thinkers, when he says : History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin...stand, it is hardly rash to anticipate that in another twcnty years the new generation, educated under the influences of the present day, will be in danger...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 42

Theology - 1885
...whence it may conduct its conquest of the whole realm of nature, adds this significant prophecy : " History warns us, however, that it is the customary...fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end 1 Habit and Intelligence, p. 3. as superstitions ; and as matters now stand it is hardly rash to anticipate...
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Modern Unitarianism: Essays and Sermons, Volume 20

Unitarianism - 1886 - 218 pages
...twenty-one years after the publication of " The Origin of Species" by Darwin. He said, "History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and end as superstitions, and as matters now stand it is hardly rash to anticipate that in another twenty...
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Thoughts on Religious History

Albert Stratford George Canning - Religions - 1891 - 276 pages
...perhaps, been more questioned, doubted and examined, by learned men within its doctrinal limits than 1 "History warns us, however, that it is the customary...to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. ... A theory is a species of thinking, and its right to exist is co-extensive with its power of resisting...
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The message of man: a book of ethical scriptures gathered from many sources ...

Conduct of life - 1895 - 340 pages
...truths may be BCTENCEAS " , A HABIT or more harmtul than reasoned errors. ' 7. History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions. 8. The new generation, educated under the influences of the present day, will be in danger of accepting...
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Dictionary of quotations, English

Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...it frowns More upon humour than advis'd respect." SHAKESPEARE. King John (John), Act IV., Sc. II. " It is the customary fate of new truths, to begin as heresies, and to end as superstitions." HUXLEY. Science and Culture, The Coming of Age of the Origin of Species. " It is the folly of the world...
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