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From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea - Page 146
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1982 - 974 pages
...continuing to improve" as one of the basic properties of life itself: "Would it be too bold to imagine, that in the great length of time, since the earth began...before the commencement of the history of mankind, would it be too bold to imagine, that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament,...
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History, Humanity and Evolution: Essays for John C. Greene

James Richard Moore - Science - 2002 - 444 pages
...of the changes of animals above described have been produced; would it be too bold to imagine that in the great length of time since the earth began...before the commencement of the history of mankind, all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE endued with...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...field of air. The Botanic Garden I, i, 289 20 Would it be too bold to imagine that in the great lengths of time, since the earth began to exist, perhaps millions...before the commencement of the history of mankind, would it be too bold to imagine that all the warmblooded animals have arisen from one living filament...
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Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould - Nature - 1992 - 540 pages
...transformation also follows a single pathway to more and better: Would it be too bold to imagine that in the great length of time, since the earth began to exist . . . all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament. . . possessing the faculty of...
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Romantic Medicine and John Keats

Hermione de Almeida - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 432 pages
...speculated, correctly, that the evolution of life on earth began not at the traditional date of 4004 BC but "perhaps millions of ages before the commencement of the history of mankind...." For Darwin, the physiological evidence of human evolution was borne witness in the structure of every...
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Biology and the Foundations of Ethics

Jane Maienschein, Michael Ruse - Philosophy - 1999 - 336 pages
...reflecting on the morphological similarity of creatures, asked "Would it be too bold to imagine, that in the great length of time, since the earth began to exist, . . . that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which THE GREAT FIRST CAUSE...
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Awe for the Tiger, Love for the Lamb: A Chronicle of Sensibility to Animals

Rod Preece - Nature - 2002 - 413 pages
...little doubt that humans and animals were of the same origin. Would it be too bold to imagine, that in the great length of time since the earth began...before the commencement of the history of mankind, would it be too bold to imagine, that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament,...
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Creation

Hans Schwarz - Religion - 2002 - 254 pages
...grandfather, Erasmus Darwin (173 1-1802), a renowned poet and physician, had already suggested that “perhaps millions of ages before the commencement of the history of mankind [...] all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament, which the great First Causeendued...
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Information Theory and Evolution

John Avery - Science - 2003 - 217 pages
...EVOLUTION similar living filament.” “Would it be too bold”, Erasmus Darwin asked, “to imagine that in the great length of time since the earth began...before the commencement of the history of mankind - would it be to bold to imagine that all warm-blooded animals have arisen from one living filament?”...
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Darwin and the Barnacle

Rebecca Stott - Science - 2003 - 309 pages
...hesitant, carefully honing his ideas into rhetorical questions: Would it be too bold to imagine, that in the great length of time since the earth began...before the commencement of the history of mankind, would it be too bold to imagine, that all warmblooded animals had arisen from one living filament,...
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