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" It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the bushes, with various insects flitting about, and with worms crawling through the damp earth, and to reflect that these elaborately constructed... "
Popular Lectures and Addresses: Constitution of matter - Page 203
by William Thomson Baron Kelvin - 1894
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Iowa Geological Survey, Volume 18

Geology - 1908
...may be surprised to be told that this passage forms the conclusion of the Origin of Species: , "It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank,...manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. ... [The more important of these laws are then enumerated.] Thus, from the war of nature, from famine...
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The Origin of Species, Volume 11

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1909 - 551 pages
...reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in the largest sense, being Growth with Reproduction ; Inheritance which is almost...
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Christianity and the Leaders of Modern Science: A Contribution to the ...

Karl Alois Kneller - Religion and science - 1911 - 403 pages
...and to reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and depending on each other in so complex a manner, have all been...produced by laws acting around us.' There is grandeur in thfs view of life with its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few...
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Fundamentals of plant-breeding

John Merle Coulter - Plant breeding - 1914 - 346 pages
...reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in the largest sense, being Growth and Reproduction ; Inheritance which is almost...
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Prolegomena to history: the relation of history to literature, philosophy ...

Frederick John Teggart - History - 1916 - 292 pages
...demonstration of "how things had come to be as they are." "It is interesting," he says in conclusion, "to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many...manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in the largest sense, being Growth with Reproduction; Inheritance which is almost...
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University of California Publications in History

University of California, Berkeley - History - 1916 - 81 pages
...demonstration of ' ' how things had come to be as they are. " " It is . interesting," he says in conclusion, "to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many...manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in the largest sense, being Growth with Reproduction; Inheritance which is almost...
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Evolution, Heredity and Eugenics

John Merle Coulter - Evolution - 1916 - 135 pages
...reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in the largest sense, being growth with reproduction; inheritance which is almost...
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Fundamentals of Botany

Charles Stuart Gager - Botany - 1916 - 640 pages
...reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in the largest sense, being Growth with Reproduction; Inheritance which is almost...
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Theories worth having: and other papers

Francis Edgar Stanley - 1919 - 212 pages
...reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws taken in the largest sense being growth with reproduction, inheritance which is almost implied...
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Heredity and evolution in plants

Charles Stuart Gager - Heredity - 1920 - 265 pages
...reflect that these elaborately constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent upon each other in so complex a manner, have all been produced by laws acting around us. These laws, taken in ,j,he largest sense, being Growth with Reproduction; Inheritance which is almost...
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