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" etc., that I determined to collect, blindly, every sort of fact, which could bear in any way on what are species. ... At last, gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion that I started with) that species are not... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea - Page 235
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...the Galapagos organisms, &c. úc., and with the character of the American fossil mammifers, &c. &c., that I determined to collect blindly every sort of fact, which could bear any way on what are species. I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books, and have never...
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The Dial, Volume 8

Francis Fisher Browne - American literature - 1888
...the Galapagos organisms, etc., etc., and with the character of the American fossil mammifers, etc., etc., that I determined to collect blindly every sort...fact, which could bear in any way on what are species. I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books and have never ceased collecting facts. At...
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The Story of Creation: A Plain Account of Evolution

Edward Clodd - Cosmology - 1888 - 242 pages
...276. Referring to the same matter, Darwin says in a letter to Sir JD Hooker, dated January n, 1844, ' Gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable.'—Ibid. vol. ii....
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Life & Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an Autobiographical ..., Volume 1

Sir Francis Darwin - 1891
...the Galapagos organisms, &c. &c., and with the character of the American fossil mammifers, &c. &c., that I determined to collect blindly every sort of fact, which could bear any way on what are species. I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books, and have never...
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Charles Darwin and the Theory of Natural Selection

Sir Edward Bagnall Poulton - Botanists - 1896 - 224 pages
...last gleams of light have come," he says, "and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable" ("Life and Letters," VoL II. p. 23). From this point onwards his letters, especially to Hooker, indicate...
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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
...the Galapagos organisms, &c. &c., and with the character of the American fossil mammifers, úc. &c., that I determined to collect blindly every sort of fact, which could bear any way on what are species. I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books, and have never...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1897
...the Galapagos organisms, &c. &c., and with the character of the American fossil mammifers, &c. &c., that I determined to collect blindly every sort of fact, which could bear any way on what are species. I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books, and have never...
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Footnotes to evolution: a series of popular addresses on the evolution of life

David Starr Jordan, Edwin Grant Conklin, Frank Mace McFarland, James Perrin Smith - Evolution (Biology) - 1898 - 392 pages
...the distribution of the Galapagos organisms and with the character of the American fossil mammifers that I determined to collect blindly every sort of...fact which could bear in any way on what are species. I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books and have never ceased collecting facts. At...
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Personal sketches of recent authors

Hattie Tyng Griswold - Authors, American - 1898 - 352 pages
...took place. In writing to JD Hooker, in 1844, he probably mentioned it for the first time. He says: "At last gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable." In 1845 he writes...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Natural history - 1898 - 3 pages
...the Galapagos organisms, &c. &c., and with the character of the American fossil mammifers, &c. &c., that I determined to collect blindly every sort of fact, which could bear any way on what are species. I have read heaps of' agricultural and horticultural books, and have never...
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