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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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The Harvard Classics, Volume 11

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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 science...
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The Science-history of the Universe, Volume 5

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - Science - 1909
...placed in a most conspicuousposition—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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Biology, general and medical

Joseph McFarland - Biology - 1910 - 440 pages
...much careful examination and experimentation. In conclusion Mr. Darwin makes the following statement: "I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification." In one of the excerpts given above this language is used: "But if variations useful to any organic being...
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An introduction to zoology

Robert William Hegner - Science - 1910 - 350 pages
...claimed for the theory, even by Darwin, for he says, in the introduction to the Origin of Species, " I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main, but not the exclusive, means of modification " (236). THE THEORY OF ORTHOGENESIS. —Many phenomena of the evolution of organisms cannot be explained...
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Biology and Its Makers

William Albert Locy - Biology - 1910 - 469 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 science...
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An Introduction to Zoology

Robert William Hegner - Zoology - 1910 - 350 pages
...claimed for the theory, even by Darwin, for he says, in the introduction to the Origin of Spectes, " I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main, but not the exclusive, means of modification " (236). THE THEORY OF ORTHOGENESIS. —Many phenomena of the evolution of organisms cannot be explained...
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Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement ..., Volumes 35-36

American Association for the Advancement of Science - 1887
...encounter in their studies. Darwin has distinctly said in his first edition of the ''Origin of Species," "I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification;" and in his sixth edition of the same work, in quoting these words, he laments that he is htill misunderstood...
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Outlines of evolutionary biology

Arthur Dendy - Biology - 1912 - 454 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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The Fitness of the Environment: An Inquiry Into the Biological Significance ...

Lawrence Joseph Henderson - Biochemistry - 1913 - 317 pages
...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.' " — CHARLES DARWIN, "The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection." New York, reprinted from...
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The Fitness of the Environment: An Inquiry Into the Biological Significance ...

Lawrence Joseph Henderson - Biochemistry - 1913 - 317 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.'" — CHARLES DARWIN, "The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection." New York, reprinted from...
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