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" Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection. "
The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin - 19?? - 238 pages
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Abstracts of Papers Read Before the Society: Together with the Annual Report

Brighton and Hove Natural History and Philosophical Society, Brighton - Science - 1898
...greater than what wo have lost." This I think fairly represents the view of the advocates of progress. natural selection works solely by and for the good...of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments would tend to progress towards perfection." That was so in harmony with men's desires, hopes, and aspirations,...
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The Gospel According to Darwin

Woods Hutchinson - Evolution - 1898 - 241 pages
...a law unto themselves : which shew the work of the law written in their hearts." ROMANS ii. 14. "And as Natural Selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. There is a grandeur in this...
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Intelligence in Plants and Animals: Being a New Edition of the Author's ...

Thomas George Gentry - Animal intelligence - 1900 - 489 pages
...confidence of an equally secure and inappreciably enduring earth-life. And as Natural Selection operates solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. When we contemplate a tangled bank, with innumerable plants of diverse kinds, and...
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INTELLIGENCE IN PLANTS AND ANIMALS

THOMAS G GENTRY - 1900
...confidence of an equally secure and inappreciably enduring earth-life. And as Natural Selection operates solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. When we contemplate a tangled bank, with innumerable plants of diverse kinds, and...
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The Naturalist as Interpreter and Seer ...

Natural history - 1902 - 173 pages
...broken, and that no cataclysm has desolated the whole world. Hence, we may look with some confidence to a secure future of great length. And as natural selection...corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection. It is interesting to contemplate a tangled bank, clothed with many plants of many...
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Beacon Lights of History: The new era : a supplementary volume

John Lord - History - 1902
...look with some confidence to a secure future of great length. And as natural selection works slowly by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and...endowments will tend to progress towards perfection." For his own part, Darwin could see no good reason why the views propounded in the two volumes comprising...
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The Expository Times, Volume 13

James Hastings, Ann Wilson Hastings, Edward Hastings - Bible - 1902
...their posterity. Their advantage in the race of life is not theirs but their offspring's. Darwin said, 'Natural Selection works solely by and for the good of each being.' Mr. Kidd and others have discovered that Darwin was wholly wrong. In the struggle for existence the...
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Principles of Western Civilisation

Benjamin Kidd - Civilization - 1902 - 518 pages
...expounded is emphasised, the fact is again insisted on that the object throughout has been to show that Natural Selection works solely by and for the good of each being? It may be readily distinguished from this, and a large class of similar evidence, that Darwin regarded...
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Science and the Faith: Essays on Apologetic Subjects, with an Introduction

Aubrey Lackington Moore - Apologetics - 1905 - 235 pages
...suffering which might have been avoided. And here Darwinism gives us a hint, if it is but a hint.. " Natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being." * The arrangement of the world is " generally beneficent," f and tends to progress towards, or to maintain,...
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The idea of progress: an inquiry into its origin and growth

John Bagnell Bury - Progress - 1920 - 377 pages
...the whole world. Hence we may look with some confidence to a secure future of equally inappreciable length. And as natural selection works solely by and...for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental j environments will tend to progress towards perfection. Here the evolutionist struck the note of optimism....
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