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" We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, if its whole structure had been examined by a naturalist, would have... "
The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex - Page 368
by Charles Darwin - 1872
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London Society, Volume 17; Volume 19

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1871
...tolerance. The general theory of the work is thus broadly stated (ii. 389): ' We thus learn (query) that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, . if its whole structure...
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The Century, Volume 15

1878
...the Age of Science. Mr. Charles Darwin only repeats Helvetius and Lord Monboddo when he tells us, " that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World." Mr. Spencer literally follows David Hume,...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

Zoology - 1871
...repeated still more explicitly, but with a slight variation, at the close of the second : here it is. " By considering the embryological structure of man,...quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, if its whole structure had...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 17

Great Britain - 1871
...hi* bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." He adduces many arguments for the belief that " man is descended. from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old 'World." He concludes that " man is the co-descendant...
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Quarterly Journal of Science, and Annals of Mining, Metallurgy ..., Volume 8

Science - 1871
...generation, but deprived of the same advantages of circumstances or of education. Mr. Darwin believes that " man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World ; " though again we are not specifically...
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The United Presbyterian magazine

1871
...acknowledge that among the inferior animals the monkey is our nearest of kin ! Mr. Darwin says : ' ^Ye lenrn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the old world ; ' and lie adduces ' a small projection...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 8

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1871
...generation, but deprived of the same advantages of circumstances or of education. Mr. Darwin believes that " man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World ; " though again we are not specifically...
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The Southern Magazine, Volume 11

1872
...when at Jalapa, as to what place they occupied in the "Descent of Man," according to Darwin's theory "that man is descended from a hairy quadruped furnished with a tail," etc., there is no further doubt as to these bathers ; they have passed that form. As we retired, some...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1871
...related, or as effect and cause connected. But now suppose, " Man is descended," according to Darwin, " from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World." yet we have man to deal with, human nature...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 21

Theology - 1872
...words. Having discussed the arguments in favour of his hypothesis, he continues thus : " We can now partly recall in imagination the former condition...quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, if its whole structure had...
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