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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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The Nick of Time: Politics, Evolution, and the Untimely

Elizabeth Grosz - Philosophy - 2004 - 314 pages
...warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endured with animosity, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end! (quoted in Dyson 1997, 18-19) In his understanding of descent and...
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Charles Darwin Slept Here: Tales of Human History at World's End

John Woram - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 460 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! What on earth would Captain FitzRoy make of all this? His own grandfather...
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The Evolving World: Evolution in Everyday Life

David P MINDELL - Science - 2006 - 341 pages
...the history of mankind . . . that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament . . . with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity?" Erasmus Darwin's ideas regarding evolution were only briefly presented, but they indicate...
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Before Darwin: Reconciling God and Nature

Keith Stewart Thomson - Religion - 2007 - 314 pages
...that all warmblooded 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 ... and thus possessing the faculty of continuing to improve by its own inherent activity, and of delivering...
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Frankenstein's Science: Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture ...

Christa Knellwolf King, Jane R. Goodall - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 225 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!32 Evolution is directed by the organism itself as it creates a sensory...
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Nature, Volume 21

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1880
...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 ! ' " In his "Temple of Nature" : "About the first hundred verses...
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Proceedings and Transactions of the Liverpool Biological Society, Volumes 11-12

Liverpool Biological Society - 1897
...warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which the Great First Cause endued with aiiimality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with...delivering down those improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end?" Lamarck was of a speculative nature apt to roam beyond the warrant...
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Pacific Medical and Surgical Journal and Western Lancet, Volume 25

Medicine - 1883
...living filament which the great First Cause endued with animality, with the power of acquiring now parts, attended with new propensities, directed by...its own inherent activity, and of delivering down these improvements by generation to its posterity, world without end ? " This was written within ten...
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Interstate Medical Journal, Volume 9

Medicine - 1902
...warm-blooded animals have arisen from the same living filament, which the great First Cause endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts,...irritations, sensations, volitions, and associations, and possessing the faculty of continuing to improve by its own inherent activity, and of delivering down...
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Zoonomia; or, The laws of organic life ...

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution (Biology) - 1801
...that all warm-blooded animals have arifen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with animality, with the power of acquiring new parts, attended with new propenfities, directed by irritations, ienlations, volitions, -. and affociations ; and thus poflefiing...
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