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The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin - 19?? - 238 pages
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...and lesser branches, were themselves once, when the tree was small, budding twigs; and this connexion of the former and present buds by ramifying branches...now grown into great branches, yet survive and bear all the other branches; so with the species which lived during long-past geological periods, very few...
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The Motet in the Age of Du Fay

Julie E. Cumming - Music - 2003 - 436 pages
...and lesser branches, were themselves once, when the tree was small, budding twigs; and this connexion of the former and present buds by ramifying branches...and living species in groups subordinate to groups. ... So by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and...
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Genes, Categories, and Species : The Evolutionary and Cognitive Cause of the ...

Jody Hey - Science - 2001 - 240 pages
...and lesser branches, were themselves once, when the tree was small, budding twigs; and this connexion of the former and present buds by ramifying branches...and living species in groups subordinate to groups. ([1859] 1964, 129) Today, most everyone with some exposure to the biological sciences knows about evolutionary...
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The Evolution Wars: A Guide to the Debates

Michael Ruse - Science - 2001 - 326 pages
...into great branches, were themselves once, when the tree was small, budding twigs; and this connexion of the former and present buds by ramifying branches...and living species in groups subordinate to groups. ... As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all...
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The Abyss of Time: Changing Conceptions of the Earth's Antiquity After the ...

Claude C. Albritton - Science - 2002 - 251 pages
...forms of life. In a memorable passage he compares the evolution of life to the growth of a great tree. The affinities of all the beings of the same class...branches may well represent the classification of all living and extinct species in groups subordinate to groups. Of the many twigs which flourished when...
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The Fate of the Mammoth: Fossils, Myth, and History

Claudine Cohen - Nature - 2002 - 297 pages
Reveals new information about the mammoth elephant, and about the science that grew up around its discovery.
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Webs of Reality: Social Perspectives on Science and Religion

Social Science - 2002 - 239 pages
...lesser branches, were themselves once, when the tree was young, budding twigs, and this connection to the former and present buds by ramifying branches...and living species in groups subordinate to groups." 21 The tree of life has been a standard depiction of evolution ever since. 22 Built into that model,...
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Eternal Answers to Life's Toughest Questions

Paul C. Rostek - Religion - 2002 - 140 pages
...themselves once, when the tree was small, budding twigs; and this connection of the former and the present buds by ramifying branches may well represent...classification of all extinct and living species in groups and subordinate to groups. ..From the first growth of the tree, many a limb and branch has decayed...
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Darwin's Religious Odyssey

William E. Phipps - Religion - 2002 - 207 pages
...terrestrial figure in this way: The limbs divided into great branches, and these into lesser and lesser branches, . . . may well represent the classification of all extinct and living species From the first growth of the tree, many fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop...
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The Evolution Debate, 1813-1870: On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Science - 2003 - 502 pages
...and lesser branches, were themselves once, when the tree was small, budding twigs; and this connexion of the former and present buds by ramifying branches...now grown into great branches, yet survive and bear all the other branches ; so with the species which lived during long-past geological periods, very...
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