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" Organic life beneath the shoreless waves Was born and nurs'd in Ocean's pearly caves; First forms minute, unseen by spheric glass, Move on the mud or pierce the watery mass; These, as successive generations bloom, New powers acquire, and larger limbs... "
Erasmus Darwin - Page 194
by Ernst Krause - 1879 - 216 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...every animal and vegetable was at rirst aquatic. " Organic Life beneath the shoreless waves "Was bom and nurs'd in Ocean's pearly caves; First forms minute,...spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing. " Thus the tall oak, the giant of the wood, Which bears Britannia's thunders on the Hood ; The whale,...
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The Temple of Nature, Or, The Origin of Society: A Poem, with Philosophical ...

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1804 - 344 pages
...watery mass; These, as successive generations bloom, New powers acquire, and larger limbs assume ; 300 Whence countless groups of vegetation spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing. fetus becornes thus oxygenated from the passing stream of the maternal arterial blood ; exactly as...
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The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on ..., Volume 1

1805
...retain, digest, secrete, eject. " Organic! life beneath the shoreless waves cant. 1. 1. 255, " Was botn and nurs'd in Ocean's pearly caves ; " First forms...And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing." ..Much comment on this theory of " organic mud" is unnecessary. It contains in its muddy mass the seeds...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher, William Emerson - 1809
...&e. ; and not a vital habit of the body, as some philosophers maintained. The mind is considered as Whence countless groups of vegetation spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing. Canto. 1. b. 295. &c. If Lucretius had been a chemist, vre should probably have found many kindred...
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The Republican, Volume 8

Richard Carlile - Political science - 1823
...earth, sea, air, around, below, above, Lite's subtle woof, in nature's loom is wove. ORGANIC LITE, beneath the shoreless waves, Was born, and nurs'd,...And breathing realms, of fin, and feet, and wing." Although Doctor Darwin was a close observer of nature, a man of great scientific acquirements, a great...
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The Temple of Nature: Or, The Origin of Society, a Poem with Philosophical Notes

Erasmus Darwin - Botany - 1825 - 100 pages
...spheric glass, Move on the mud, or pierce the watery mass ; These, as successive generations bloom, 299 New powers acquire, and larger limbs assume ; Whence...spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing. " Thus the tall oak, the giant of the wood, Which bears Britannia's thunders on the flood; The whale,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 89

1861
...These, as successive generations bloom. New powers acquire, and larger limbs assume, Whence counties' groups of vegetation spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing." " Hence, ere Vitality, as time revolves. Leaves the cold on,'an, or the mass dissolves, The reproductions...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 7

Science - 1875
...spheric glasa, Move on the mud or pierce the watery mass; These, as successive generations bloom. Now powers acquire, and larger limbs assume, Whence countless...groups of vegetation spring, And breathing realms of fln, and feet, and wing." In a note combating the " prejudices " against the doctrine of spontaneous...
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After Dogmatic Theology, What?: Materialism, Or a Spiritual Philosophy and ...

Giles Badger Stebbins - Materialism - 1880 - 144 pages
...attention. A brief extract is significant. " Organic life beneath the shoreless waves Was born and nursed in ocean's pearly caves. First forms minute, unseen...spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing.1' Here is evolution, differentiation, origin of species — the discovery and the record in glowing...
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Erasmus Darwin

Ernst Krause - Biologists - 1880 - 216 pages
...sea : — " Organic life beneath the Bhoreless waves Was born, and nurs'd in ocean's pearly cares ; First forms minute, unseen by spheric glass, Move...And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing." Iu the continuation of these verses (lines 295-302) the author recalls to mind that the higher animals,...
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