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" Shall we conjecture," he says, " that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ? ... I suppose this living filament, of whatever form it may be, whether sphere, cube, or cylinder, to be endowed with the capability... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 144
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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Progress of Science: Its Origin, Course, Promoters, and Results

J. Villin Marmery - Science - 1895 - 358 pages
...animals, and many families of these animals long before other families of them ; shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ?" In " Zoonomia," we read : First, forms minute, unseen by spheric glass, Move on the mud, or pierce...
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Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley: With an Intermediate Chapter on ...

Edward Clodd - Evolution - 1897 - 250 pages
...animals, and many families of these animals long before other families of them, shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ?' Nor does he make any exception to this law of organic development. He quotes Buffon and Helvetius...
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A Text-book of zoology, Volume 2

Thomas Jeffery Parker - Zoology - 1897
...generation to its posterity, world without end ? " And a little later he inquires: " Shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ? " He anticipated Lamarck in the importance he attached to the principle of use and disuse, expressed...
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Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution: His Life and Work

Biology - 1901 - 451 pages
...alike been produced from a similar living filament " (p. 236) ; and again he expresses the conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life (p. 244). It does not follow that he was a " spermist," since he strongly argued against the incasement...
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Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution: His Life and Work

Biology - 1901 - 451 pages
...alike been produced from a similar living filament " (p. 236); and again he expresses the conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life (p. 244). It does not follow that he was a " spermist," since he strongly argued against the incasement...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 33; Volume 96

1881
...of sensation, as, for instance, one of the fibrils which compose the mouth of an absorbent vessel. I suppose this living filament of whatever form it may be, whether sphere, cube, or cylinder, to be endued with the capacity of being excited into action by certain kinds of siimulus. By the stimulus...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 60; Volume 123

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1894
...quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, monkeys, and men were all divergent descendants of a single original form, and that " one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of organic life." The people of the eighteenth century said that Mr. Darwin was an amiable yet eccentric...
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Outlines of Evolutionary Biology

Arthur Dendy - Biology - 1912 - 454 pages
...as a muscular fibre," but this filament was not necessarily thread-like in form, for he adds : " I suppose this living filament, of whatever form it may be, whether sphere, cube, or cylinder, to be endued with the capability of being excited into action by certain kinds of stimulus." It thus absorbs...
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A Text-book of Zoology, Volume 2

Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell - Zoology - 1921
...generation to its posterity, world without end ? ' And a little later he inquires : " Shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ? " He anticipated Lamarck in the importance he attached to the principle of use and disuse, expressed...
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A Text-book of Zoology, Volume 2

Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell - Zoology - 1921
...generation to its posterity, world without end ? ' And a little later he inquires : " Shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life ? " He anticipated Lamarck hi the importance he attached to the principle of use and disuse, expressed...
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