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" He was more cautious in publication, for in the first edition of the Origin of Species, which appeared in the same year, he said: "I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not the 'exclusive, means of modification. "
From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea - Page 236
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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Life on the Earth: Its Origin and Succession

John Phillips - Life - 1860 - 224 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification.' If asked how far he extends the doctrine of the mutability of species, he replies: 'The question is...
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Life on the Earth: Its Origin and Succession

John Phillips - Life - 1860 - 224 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification.' If asked how far he extends the doctrine of the mutability of species, he replies: 'The question is...
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The North British Review, Volume 32

Allan Freer - 1860
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not exclusive, means of modification."—P. 6. Such, in few words, is Mr Darwin's profession of faith....
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 6

1860
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not exclusive means of modification." This is the kernel of the new theory, the Darwinian creed, as recited...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 3; Volume 111

William Hendry Stowell - English literature - 1860
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species arc the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that natural selection has been the main, but not exclusive means of modification." Thus we perceive that there are three essential elements in this...
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The Theological and Literary Journal, Volume 13

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1861
...extinct species, in the same manner as the acknowledged varieties of any one species. Furthermore, I am convinced that natural selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification."—P. 13. " It may be asked how far I extend the doctrine of the modification...
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Maryland and Virginia Medical Journal, Volume 15

1860
...as the acknowledged varieties of any other species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that natural selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification." Chapter the first treats of the variations of species—plants and...
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Biblical natural science

John Duns - 1863
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not exclusive, means of modification." —P. 6. Such, in few words, is Mr. Darwin's profession of faith....
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Nature, Volume 3

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1871
...among many causes which tend to the perpetuation of certain forms. When, however, Mr. Darwin asserts, " I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not exclusive, means of modification,"* I am by no means prepared to go with him to that extent. Some of...
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Nature, Volume 5

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1872
...since Mr. Darwin repeats in this edition even more emphatically than in previous ones that " he is convinced that natural selection has been the main, but not the exclusive, means of modification of species." Since then other causes have been at work to cause the evolution of species, why may not...
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