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" Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class, by utility or by the doctrine of final causes. The hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen in his most interesting... "
The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin - 19?? - 238 pages
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...come to a dead-lock ; and therefore we beg leave to turn his own language upon himself, and to say ' nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...similarity of pattern in members of the same class by Natural Selection and the Struggle for Life.' But it seems that in our view of the case we can only...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...come to a dead-lock ; and therefore we beg leave to turn his own language upon himself, and to say ' nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...similarity of pattern in members of the same class by Natural Selection and the Struggle for Life.' But it seems that in our view of the case we can only...
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WHAT IS DARWINISM ?(1874)

CHARLES HODGE - 1874
...Darwin's books. In referring to the similarity of structure in animals of the same class, he says, " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...pattern in members of the same class, by utility or the doctrine of final causes." l On the last page of his work, he says: " It 1 Origin of Species, p....
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ...

Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...construction of the mouths and limbs of crustaceans. So it is with the flowers of plants. Nothing can bo more hopeless than to attempt to explain this similarity of pattern in members of tho same class, by utility or by the doctrine of final causes. Tho hopelessness of the attempt has...
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 14

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1877
...Fixity of Species," and to seek a reason for " Unity of Type " as it is called. According to Darwin, " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...pattern in members of the same class, by utility or the doctrine of final causes. The hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen in...
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Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 14

Science - 1877
...Fixity of Species," and to seek a reason for " Unity of Type " as it is called. According to Darwin, " Nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...pattern in members of the same class, by utility or the doctrine of final causes. The hopelessness of the attempt has been expressly admitted by Owen in...
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All the Articles of the Darwin Faith

Francis Orpen Morris - 1877 - 47 pages
...about it. Conjecture has so much befriended me that it must stand me in stead once more here : for '• nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...similarity of pattern in members of the same class by natural selection and the struggle for life." You may say that if even conjecture can do nothing here,...
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Darwiniana: Essays and Reviews Pertaining to Darwinism

Asa Gray - Evolution - 1878 - 396 pages
...The latter will admit, with Owen and every morphologist, that hopeless is the attempt to explain the similarity of pattern in members of the same class by utility or the doctrine of final causes. " On the ordinary view of the independent creation of each being, we...
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Journal, Volume 3

Liverpool Geological Association - Geology - 1883
...scientific exegesis." Mr. Darwin further cuts away the ground from under himself by his remark, " that nothing can be more hopeless than to attempt to explain...similarity of pattern in members of the same class by Natural Selection, and the struggle for life." If he then is content to give up the attempt, I think...
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Harmony Between Science and Revelation

Januarius De Concilio - Apologetics - 1889 - 261 pages
...is not a scientific explanation. 'Nothing can be more hopeless, ' says Darwin, 'than to attempt t> explain this similarity of pattern in members of the same class by utility or by doctrine of final causes. 'On the ordinary view of independent creation of each being we can only say...
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