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" ... would it be too bold to imagine, that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities, directed by irritations,... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea - Page 147
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1894 - 259 pages
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Outlines of Evolutionary Biology

Arthur Dendy - Biology - 1912 - 454 pages
...that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which the great First Cause endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end!" Erasmus Darwin was perfectly familiar with the idea of adaptation,...
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A Text-book of Zoology, Volume 2

Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell - Zoology - 1921
...animals have arisen from one living filament [he was a spermatist] which the great First Cause endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...own inherent activity, and of delivering down those i mprovements by generation to its posterity, world without end ? ' And a little later he inquires...
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Evolution: Genesis and Revelations: With Readings from Empedocles to Wilson

C. Leon Harris - Science - 1981 - 339 pages
...that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FlRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end? William Charles Wells, from Two Essays: One Upon Single Vision With...
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The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1982 - 974 pages
...that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE FIRST GREAT CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end!" (1796,1:509). For Lamarck, evolution was clearly a movement to ever...
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Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behavior

Robert J. Richards - Psychology - 1989 - 700 pages
...concluded: all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end!51 In Darwin's opinion, an individual embryo began as a single living...
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Romantic Medicine and John Keats

Florida Hermione de Almeida Professor of English University of Miami - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 432 pages
...Indeed, the very pattern was set in the evolution of the first "living filament" that emerged endued "with the power of acquiring new parts attended with...delivering down those improvements by generation to its own posterity, world without end."15 Furthermore, the evidence of comparative anatomy charted not...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...animals have arisen from one living filament which the Great First Cause endued with animality . . . and thus possessing the faculty of continuing to improve...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end. Zoonomia 1794 21 First heat from chemic dissolution springs, And...
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Darwin Among the Machines: The Evolution of Global Intelligence

George Dyson - Technology & Engineering - 1998 - 286 pages
Traces the course of and personalities involved in the information revolution and illuminates the development of artificial intelligence
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Biology and the Foundations of Ethics

Jane Maienschein, Michael Ruse - Philosophy - 1999 - 336 pages
...filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, directed by irritations, sensations, volitions, and...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end!" See E. Darwin (1794-6, vol. 1, p. 505). 20. I have traced this history...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - History - 2001 - 727 pages
...... all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which The Great First Cause endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end?85 As a radical alternative to Genesis, evolution was first established...
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