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" It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures. "
Gardens and Their Meaning - Page 138
by Dora Williams - 1911 - 235 pages
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Good Words, Volume 26

Norman Macleod, Donald Macleod - Literary Criticism - 1885
...the land was, in fact, regularly ploughed Ъу earth-worms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world as have these lowly organized creatures." * Now without denying the very important contribution of the earth-worm in this respect, a truth sufficiently...
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Moses and geology; or, The harmony of the Bible with science

Samuel Kinns, Moses (the lawgiver.) - 1885
...seeds. This great naturalist sums up all by saying that— " It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as have these lowly-organized creatures." We can scarcely find words sufficiently strong to express our gratitude...
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Life of Charles Darwin

George Thomas Bettany, John Parker Anderson - Evolution - 1887 - 175 pages
...ploughed, and still continues to be thus ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organised creatures." After this last book Darwin felt much exhausted, and wrote : " I feel so worn...
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Moses and Geology: Or, The Harmony of the Bible with Science Thoroughly ...

Samuel Kinns - Bible and geology - 1887 - 514 pages
...seeds. This great naturalist sums up all by saying that — " It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as have these lowly-organized creatures." We can scarcely find words sufficiently strong to express our gratitude...
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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Earth Worms, with ...

Charles Darwin - Earthworms - 1887 - 95 pages
...ploughed, and still continuesto be thus ploughed by earth-worms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowlyorganized creatures. Some other animals, however, still more lowly organized, namely, corals,...
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Tropical Africa

Henry Drummond - Africa, Central - 1889 - 228 pages
...existed the land was, in fact, regularly ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as have these lowly organised creatures." l Now without denying the very important contribution of the earthworm in this...
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Tropical Africa

Henry Drummond - Africa, Central - 1890 - 132 pages
...existed the land was, in fact, regularly ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world as have these lowly organized creatures."* Now, without denying the very important contribution of the earthworm in this respect, a truth sufficiently...
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Chamber's encyclopaedia: a dictionary of universal knowledge, Volume 4

Reference - 1890
...fermentation; and consequently sterile. '—Gilbert White, 1777. ' It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as have these lowly-organised creatures.' — Darwin, 1881. See Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through...
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Annual Report

Columbus Horticultural Society, Columbus, Ohio - Gardening - 1891
...plowed, and still continues to be thus plowed by Earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world as have these lowly organized creatures." On the publication of Mr. Darwin's studies on the Earthworm, in 1 88 1, there appeared in Puck, the...
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CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA: A DICTIONARY OF UNIVERSAL KNOWLEDGE NEW EDITION ...

ROBERT CHAMBERS - 1892
...fermentation; and consequently sterile.'—Gilbert White, 1777. ' It may l>e doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world as have these lowly-organised creatures.'—Darwin, 1881. See Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the...
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