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" tree frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal, by hooks or plumes. I had always been much struck by such adaptations ; and until these could be explained, it seemed to me almost useless to endeavour to prove by indirect evidence that species have... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 234
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 84 pages
...every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life - for instance, a woodpecker or a tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or...indirect evidence that species have been modified. After my return to England it appeared to me that by following the example of Lyell in Geology, and...
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Transforming Leadership: A New Pursuit of Happiness

James MacGregor Burns - History - 2003 - 319 pages
...every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life-for instance, a woodpecker or tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes.” After his return to England, he concluded that “by collecting all facts that bore in any way on the...
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 2005 - 412 pages
...every kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life—for instance, a woodpecker or a tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or...indirect evidence that species have been modified. After my return to England it appeared to me that by following the example of Lyell in Geology, and...
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Darwin and the Nature of Species

David N. Stamos - Philosophy - 2012 - 273 pages
...selection, as indicated by what he wrote in his autobiography (1876a). On the topic of adaptation, he wrote "I had always been much struck by such adaptations,...indirect evidence that species have been modified" (199). This needs to be compared with what he wrote on the topic of natural selection: "The old argument...
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