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" Linnaeus has conjectured in respect to the vegetable world, it is not impossible, but the great variety of species of animals, which now tenant the earth, may have had their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. "
From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea - Page 150
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1894 - 259 pages
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Zoonomia; or, The laws of organic life, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Medicine - 1800
...refpeft to the vegetable world, it is not jmpoffible, but the great variety of fpccies of anirpals, which now tenant the earth, may have had their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. And that thofe animal and vegetable mules, which could continue their fpecies, have done fo, and conftitute...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ...

Erasmus Darwin - Physiology - 1801 - 1574 pages
...conjectured in refpcct to the vegetable werld, it is not impoflible, but the great variety of fpecies of animals, which now tenant the earth, may have had...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. And that thofe animal and vegetable mules, which could continue their fpecies, have done fo, and conftitute...
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Zoonomia; Or, the Laws of Organic Life: In Three Parts, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1803 - 6 pages
...conjectured in refpect to the vegetable world, it is not impoDible, but the great variety of fpecies of animals, which now tenant the earth, may have had...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. And that thofe animal and vegetable mules, which could continue their fpecies, have done fo, and swilitute...
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Zoonomia, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - 1818
...particles of the fluids, by which it has been at first stimulated into activity. And that from hence, as Linnaeus has conjectured in respect to the vegetable...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. And that those animal and vegetable mules, which could continue their species, have done so, and constitute...
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Ornamental and Domestic Poultry: Their History, and Management

Edmund Saul Dixon - Poultry - 1848 - 345 pages
...Dr. Erasmus Darwin proceeds boldly to the work, and carries it out on a grand scale. " As Linnseus has conjectured in respect to the vegetable world,...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. " Such a promiscuous intercourse of animals is said to exist at this day in New South Wales, by Captain...
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A Treatise on the History and Management of Ornamental and Domestic Poultry

Edmund Saul Dixon, J. J. Kerr - Poultry - 1857 - 480 pages
...it out on a grand scale. "As Linnaeus has conjectured in respect to th<5 vegetable world (where ?), it is not impossible but the great variety of species...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. " Such a promiscuous intercourse of animals is said to exist at this day in New South Wales, by Captain...
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Natural History: Its Rise and Progress in Britain as Developed in the Life ...

Henry Alleyne Nicholson - Natural history - 1886 - 312 pages
...sensibilities, or voluntarities, or associabilities, of this original living filament.' Hence he thought it ' not impossible but the great variety of species of...origin from the mixture of a few natural orders.' Indeed, he goes further than this would imply, since he says in a later passage : ' From thus meditating...
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The Meaning of Evolution: The Morphological Construction and Ideological ...

Robert J. Richards - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 222 pages
...sensibilities, or voluntarities, or associabilities, of this original living filament . . . And that from hence, as Linnaeus has conjectured in respect to the vegetable...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. 2 Not only did the elder Darwin's blood pulse in the veins of his grandson, but his suggestions, ideas,...
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Topographies of the Sacred: The Poetics of Place in European Romanticism

Catherine E. Rigby - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 323 pages
...precursors was, of course, his grandfather Erasmus Darwin. In Zoonomia (i794), the elder Darwin argues that "it is not impossible but the great variety of species...had their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders."44 He also postulates that all species arose from an organic "filament" that came into being...
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Darwin and the Theory of Evolution

Robert Greenberger - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 64 pages
...of the fluids, by which it has been first stimulated into activity. And that from hence, as Linn;eus has conjectured in respect to the vegetable world,...their origin from the mixture of a few natural orders. And that those animal and vegetable mules, which could continue their species, have done so, and constitute...
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