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" He was more cautious in publication, for in the first edition of the Origin of Species, which appeared in the same year, he said: "I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not the 'exclusive, means of modification. "
From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 236
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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Nature, Volume 5

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1872
...since Mr. Darwin repeats in this edition even more emphatically than in previous ones that " he is convinced that natural selection has been the main, but not the exclusive, means of modification of species." Since then other causes have been at work to cause the evolution of species, why may not...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 18; Volume 70

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1872
...placed in a most conspicuous positionnamely, at the close of the Introduction—the following words: ‘I am convinced that natural selection has been the main, but not the exclusive, meazia of modification.'” In spite of this disclaimer, however, it is evident that Mr. Darwin has...
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On the origin of species by means of natural selection ; or, The ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...in a most conspicuous position—namely, at the close of the Introduction—the following words : " I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification." This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation ; but the history of scienco...
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LESSONS FROM NATURE AS MANIFESTED IN MIND AND MATTER

ST. GEORGE MIVART, PH.D., F.R.S. - 1876
..."by means of" appear in each case. At the end of the Introduction of the first edition he says : " 1 am convinced that natural selection has been the main,...but not the exclusive means of modification." In the last edition he says : " I am convinced that natural selection has been the most important, but not...
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Darwinia: Essays and Reviews Pertaining to Darwinism

Asa Gray - Evolution (Biology) - 1877 - 404 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not exclusive, means of modification." This is the kernel of the new theory, the Darwinian creed, as recited...
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The Church quarterly review. [With] Index

1882
...in a most conspicuous position —namely, at the close of the Introduction—the following words : " I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification."'' The importance, from a religious point of view, of the concession that the modification of species...
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Studies in Science and Religion

George Frederick Wright - Religion and science - 1882 - 390 pages
...in a most conspicuous position — namely, at the close of the Introduction—the following words: ' I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main, but not the exclusive, means of modification. '" 1 1 Origin of Species, p. 421. To realize how indeterminate the problem of the origin of species...
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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1882 - 458 pages
...in a most conspicuous position—namely, at the close of the Introduction—the following words: " I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification." This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation; but the history of science...
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A New Theory of the Origin of Species

Benjamin G. Ferris - Evolution - 1883 - 272 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of-modification.” (2—13). Again, “by my theory, these allied species have descended...
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Darwinism Stated by Darwin Himself: Characteristic Passages from the ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1884 - 351 pages
...placed in a most conspicuous position—namely, at the close of the introduction—the following words : "I am convinced that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification •" This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation ; but the history of...
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