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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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Darwin and the Barnacle: The Story of One Tiny Creature and History's Most ...

Rebecca Stott - Science - 2004 - 336 pages
...mindful that even Hooker might be shocked: ‘I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable.” 7 By October 1844 he had been more confident and assertive, writing to the Reverend Jenyns: ‘The...
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How to Prepare for the New SAT

Sharon Weiner Green, Ira K. Wolf - Study Aids - 2004 - 818 pages
...Nine years later he wrote in a letter, “I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I (10) started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable.” In 1859 he published On the Origin of Species, and in 1871 The Descent of Man. It is fashionable now...
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 412 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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An Evangelical Saga

C. Anderson - Religion - 2005 - 668 pages
...natives, and his minute investigation of the fauna and fossils of Tierra del Fuego, Darwin commented, "At last gleams of light have come and I am almost convinced that species are not immutable." He had industriously observed the phenomena - the organization of...
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An Evangelical Saga

Justice C. Anderson, Justice Anderson - Religion - 2005 - 668 pages
...natives, and his minute investigation of the fauna and fossils of Tierra del Fuego, Darwin commented, "At last gleams of light have come and I am almost convinced that species are not immutable." He had industriously observed the phenomena - the organization of...
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An Evangelical Saga

C. Anderson - Religion - 2005 - 668 pages
...natives, and his minute investigation of the fauna and fossils of Tierra del Fuego, Darwin commented, "At last gleams of light have come and I am almost convinced that species are not immutable." He had industriously observed the phenomena - the organization of...
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An Evangelical Saga

Justice C. Anderson, Justice Anderson - Religion - 2005 - 668 pages
...natives, and his minute investigation of the fauna and fossils of Tierra del Fuego, Darwin commented, "At last gleams of light have come and I am almost convinced that species are not immutable." He had industriously observed the phenomena - the organization of...
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An Evangelical Saga

C. Anderson - Religion - 2005 - 668 pages
...natives, and his minute investigation of the fauna and fossils of Tierra del Fuego, Darwin commented, "At last gleams of light have come and I am almost convinced that species are not immutable." He had industriously observed the phenomena - the organization of...
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Charles Darwin and The Origin of Species

Keith Francis - History - 2007 - 192 pages
...Hooker, whom he hardly knew at the time, saying, "I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable." Darwin worried that Hooker might think his "presumption" crazy. 41 In fact, Darwin had been a little...
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Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design

Michael Shermer - Science - 2006 - 199 pages
...that, for him, "at last gleams of light have come, & I am almost convinced, (quite contrary to opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable." 3 Like confessing a murder. Dramatic words for something as seemingly innocuous as a technical problem...
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