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The God Delusion - Page 29
by Richard Dawkins - 2008 - 416 pages
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Bericht über die Fortschritte der Anatomie und Physiologie

Anatomy - 1862
...natural selection, entailing divergence of character and to the extinction of less-improved forms. Thus from the war of nature, from famine and death,...its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forrns or into one ; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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Bericht über die fortschritte der anatomie und physiologie ... 1856-71, Volume 5

Jacob Henle, Georg C. F. Meissner, Wilhelm Moritz Keferstein, Hermann Grenacher - Anatomy - 1860
...natural selection, entailing divergence of character and to the extinction of less-improved forms. Thus from the war of nature, from famine and death,...higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this.view of life , with its sevcral powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1860
...Finally, at the conclusion of the argument, the definite view comes out in no ambiguous language : — "Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, thn production of the higher animals, directly follows. There is grandeur in this view of life, with...
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Crosthwaite's Register of facts and occurrences relating to literature, the ...

Crosthwaite and co - 1860
...void caused by the action of His laws.'" And iutne final sentence of his book, Mr. Darwin observes, " There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having Seen originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one ; and that, whilst this planet...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...to Natural Selection, entailing Divergence of Character and the Extinction of less-improved forms. Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...of the higher animals, directly follows. There is a grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few...
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The past and present life of the globe, a sketch of the world's life-system

David Page - 1861
...to natural selection, entailing divergence of character and the extinction of less improved forms. Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object we are capable of conceiving — -namely, the production of the higher animals — directly follows....
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The Past and Present Life of the Globe: Being a Sketch in Outline of the ...

David Page - Paleontology - 1861 - 256 pages
...to natural selection, entailing divergence of character and the extinction of less improved forms. Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object we are capable of conceiving— namely, the production of the higher animals — directly follows....
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The Anthropological Review, Volume 1

Anthropology - 1863
...is most sound on this point. That the extirpation of the lower race should be the immediate cause of "the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the. higher animals,"* is a sound biological generalization. The historical event, that the autochthonous Gaulish race has...
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A manual of physiology, and of the principles of disease

Edward Dillon Mapother - 1864
...struggle for life and by the numerous variations which occur, less-improved forms become extinct, and " thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms, or into one ; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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On the origin of species by means of natural selection: or, The preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution (Biology) - 1864 - 458 pages
...to Natural Selection, entailing Divergence of Character and the Extinction of less-improved forms. Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...of the higher animals, directly follows. There is a grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed into a few...
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