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" If this be true, it is no less certain that the existing world lay potentially in the cosmic vapour, and that a sufficient intelligence could, from a knowledge of the properties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say the state of the fauna... "
Creative Evolution - Page 38
by Henri Bergson - 1911 - 407 pages
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1875
...knowledge of the properties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say, the state of the fauna of Britain in 1869, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath in a cold winter's day." True ; but what of the Designer ? Not one word. The cup...
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Winds of Doctrine: Being an Examination of the Modern Theories of Automatism ...

Charles Elam - Evolution - 1876 - 163 pages
...from a knowledge of the properties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say the fauna of Britain in 1869, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath in a cold winter's day.' — Genealogy of Animals. This is worth a moment's attention....
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 28

Literature - 1876
...the pro•porties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say the fauna of Britain in 180'J, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath in a cold winter's day." — Genealogy <;/' Animals. This is worth a moment's...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25; Volume 88

1877
...from a knowledge of the properties of the molecules of that vapor, have predicted, say the fauna of Britain in 1869, with as much certainty as one can...to the vapor of the breath in a cold winter's day." — Genealogy of Animals. This is worth a moment's attention. In a homogeneous vapor, as this is supposed...
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The Final Philosophy: Or, System of Perfectible Knowledge Issuing from the ...

Charles Woodruff Shields - Philosophy and religion - 1877 - 609 pages
...properties of the cosmic vapor to have predicted the state of the fauna of Britain in the year 1 869 with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapor of the breath on a cold winter's day.' Nor have we any right ' to assume that man's present faculties end the series,'...
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Proceedings, Volume 32

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1878
...properties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say, the state of the fauna of Britain in I860, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath on a cold winter's day." — (TH Hnxley on " Hacke1's Natur/icht SchdpfungegCechichte."...
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Christian evidence lectures

Christian evidence society - 1879
...have predicted, among other changes, these day-dreams of the human portion of the earth's Fauna, " with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath on a winter's day." If so, all conscience of right and wrong must be a delusion,...
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Science and Sentiment: With Other Papers, Chiefly Philosophical

Noah Porter - Philosophy - 1882 - 506 pages
...sufficient intelligence of the properties of that vapor could have predicted, say, the state of the fauna of Britain in 1869, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the breath on a cold winter's day "("Critiques," etc., p. 305). This is very true. Now, let us suppose...
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 2

Charles Darwin - 1887
...knowledge of the properties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say the state of the fauna of Britain in 1869, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath on a cold winter's day .... The teleological and the mechanical views of nature...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...properties of the molecules of that vapour, have predicted, say the state of the fauna of Britain in 18 9, with as much certainty as one can say what will happen to the vapour of the breath on a cold winter's day .... The Ideological and the mechanical views of nature...
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