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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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A Life of Sir Francis Galton : From African Exploration to the Birth of ...

Nicholas Wright Gillham James B. Duke Professor of Biology Duke University - Science - 2001 - 432 pages
...creation warmblooded animals somehow arose 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?"7 Later, in his poem The Temple of Nature, published after his death...
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

Rod Preece - Nature - 2002 - 413 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. (Zoonomia, I, 509)75 A lesser naturalist than White or Darwin, William...
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History, Humanity and Evolution: Essays for John C. Greene

James Richard Moore - Science - 2002 - 444 pages
...mankind, 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?93 But it was only in the Temple of Nature, posthumously published...
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Creation

Hans Schwarz - Religion - 2002 - 254 pages
...arisen from one living filament, which thegrear first Caa;e endued with animality, with the power ol acquiring new parts, attended with new propensities,...its own inherent activity, and of delivering down these improvements by generations to its posterity."1' ln 180o the French zoologist Jean-Baptiste de...
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The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe

Robert J. Richards - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 587 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 Erasmus Darwin, Zoonomia, or The Laws of Organic Life, 2 vols....
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Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor

Gregory Moore - Political Science - 2002
Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor explores the German philosopher's response to the intellectual debates sparked by the publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species. By ...
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DARWIN AND DESIGN

Michael RUSE - Philosophy - 2004 - 371 pages
...that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE embued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end?" (Darwin 1801, 2.240). Actually, when it came down to the causes...
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Darwin and the Barnacle

Rebecca Stott - Science - 2003 - 309 pages
...that all warmblooded animals had arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endowed with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...its own inherent activity, and of delivering down these improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end!7 The nature that Erasmus Darwin...
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Readings in Early Anthropology

James Sydney Slotkin - Social Science - 1965 - 530 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?220 Shall we then say that the vegtable living filament was originally...
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Flesh in the Age of Reason

Roy Porter - History - 2003 - 573 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? As a radical alternative to Genesis, evolution was thus first established...
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