The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

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Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1872 - Anthropology
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Page 261 - It is true that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. For, while the mind of man looketh upon second causes scattered, it may sometimes rest in them and go no further, but, when it beholdeth the chain of them confederate and linked together, it must needs fly to Providence and Deity.
Page 224 - Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. 28 Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you : I am the LORD.
Page 42 - A glance at the names of a few of the great organizations instituted in different parts of the world at the close of the last and beginning of the present century...
Page 372 - President, in the Chair. The Minutes of the last General Meeting were read and confirmed. The following Annual Report of the Council was then read : — ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COUNCIL.
Page 273 - Meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several communications, that each Author should prepare an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable for insertion in the published Transactions of the Association, and that...
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Page xcvii - De la Beche describes Dartmoor as " an elevated mass of land, of an irregular form, broken into numerous minor hills, many crowned by groups of picturesque rocks, provincially termed tors ; and, for the most part, presenting a wild mixture of heath, bog, rocks, and rapid streams.
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Page 262 - ... and that he now limits it to " adaptive changes of structure". Mr. Wright states that the only difference, on purely scientific grounds, between the views of Mr. Darwin and those of Mr. Mivart, who is himself an evolutionist, is in regard to the extent to which the process of natural selection has been effective in the modifications of species. He adds that " Mr. Darwin himself, from the very nature of the process, has never supposed for it, as a cause, any other than a co-ordinate place among...

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