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" I can remember the very spot in the road, whilst in my carriage, when to my joy the solution occurred to me; and this was long after I had come to Down. "
Life & Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an Autobiographical Chapter - Page 69
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The Living Age ..., Volume 176

1888
...except on the principle of Columbus and his egg, how I could have overlooked it and its solution. ... I can remember the very spot in the road, whilst in...to me ; and this was long after I had come to Down. (Vol. i., p. 84.) What the solution was need not here be stated. Its validity has been controverted,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 166

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - English literature - 1888
...except on the principle of Columbus and hia egg, how I conld have overlooked it and its solution. ... I can remember the very spot in the road, whilst in...solution occurred to me ; and this was long after I had conic to Down.' — Vol. ip 84. What the solution was need not here be stated. Its validity has been...
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Philosophy and Theology: Being the First Edinburgh University Gifford Lectures

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1890 - 407 pages
...and better defence, etc. All this is precisely what is meant by Mr. Darwin when he says (L 84) : " The modified offspring of all dominant and increasing forms tend to become adapted to many and highly-diversified places in the economy of nature." To the same effect Mr. Darwin says more fully...
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Philosophy and Theology, Being the First Edinburgh University Gefford Lectures

James Hutchinson Stirling - Evolution - 1890 - 407 pages
...and better defence, etc. All this is precisely what is meant by Mr. Darwin when he says (i. 84): " The modified offspring of all dominant and increasing forms tend to become adapted to many and highly-diversified places in the economy of nature." To the same effect Mr. Darwin says more fully...
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and ..., Volume 5

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Naturalists - 1892 - 348 pages
...manner in which species of all kinds can be classed under genera, genera under families, families under sub-orders, and so forth ; and I can remember the...dominant and increasing forms tend to become adapted to" Early in 1856 Lyell advised me to write out my views pretty fully, and I began at once to do so on...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1894 - 358 pages
...except on the principle of Columbus and his egg, how I could have overlooked it and its solution. ... I can remember the very spot in the road, whilst in...me ; and this was long after I had come to Down." Now the coming to Down was on "September 14, 1842." A comparison of these dates will show that the...
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Charles Darwin's Works: The life and letters of Charles Darwin... ed. by his ...

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Science - 1896
...of all kinds can be classed under genera, genera under families, families under 'ORIGIN OF SPECIES.' 69 sub-orders and so forth ; and I can remember the...of all dominant and increasing forms tend to become radapted to many and highly diversified places in the economy of nature. Early in 1856 Lyell advised...
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The Method of Darwin: A Study in Scientific Method

Frank Cramer - Science - 1896 - 232 pages
...diverged was proved by their arrangement into groups within groups. " I can remember," he went on, "the very spot in the road, whilst in my carriage,...me ; and this was long after I had come to Down." 1 The solution was this, — "that the modified offspring of all dominant and increasing forms tend...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1897
...manner in which species of all kinds can be classed under genera, genera under families, families under sub-orders and so forth ; and I can remember the very...the road, whilst in my carriage, when to my joy the solu- / tion occurred to me ; and this was long after I had come to Down. The solution, as I believe,...
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The forms of prose literature

John Hays Gardiner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1900 - 498 pages
...understanding simplifies and arranges a heterogeneous and disorderly mass of facts. If an explanation makes 1 " I can remember the very spot in the road, whilst in...carriage, when to my joy the solution occurred to me." — " Life and Letters of Charles Darwin." New York, 1888. Vol. I., p 69. the people who read it see...
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