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" It was evident that such facts as these, as well as many others, could only be explained on the supposition that species gradually become modified ; and the subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions,... "
From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea - Page 234
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1894 - 259 pages
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Putnam's Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly of Literature, Art and Life, Volume 6

Literature - 1909
...subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...adapted to their habits of life — for instance, a woodpecker or a treefrog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes. I had always...
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Putnam's Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly of Literature, Art and Life, Volume 6

Literature - 1909
...subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...adapted to their habits of life — for instance, a woodpecker or a treefrog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes. I had always...
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Putnam's Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly of Literature, Art and Life, Volume 6

Literature - 1909
...neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the caee of plants) could account for the innumerable cases...adapted to their habits of life — for instance, a woodpecker or a treefrog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes. I had always...
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Autobiography and Selected Letters

Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin - Science - 1958 - 365 pages
...subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the aetion of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...adapted to their habits of life — for instance, a woodpecker or a tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes. I had always...
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Autobiography and Selected Letters

Charles Darwin, Francis Darwin - Science - 1958 - 365 pages
...suhject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case of plants]) could account for the innumerahle cases in which organisms of every kind are heautifully adapted to their hahits of life...
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The Edge of Objectivity: An Essay in the History of Scientific Ideas

Charles Coulston Gillispie - Science - 1960 - 562 pages
...the action of the surrounding conditions [for these did not differ materially from island to island], nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...organisms of every kind are beautifully adapted to their habitats of life — for instance, a woodpecker or a tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal...
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The Ant and the Peacock: Altruism and Sexual Selection from Darwin to Today

Helena Cronin - Science - 1993 - 490 pages
...supposition that species gradually become modified ... But it was equally evident that lone needed to] ... account for the innumerable cases in which organisms...kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life ... I had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained it seemed...
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Charles Darwin's the Origin of Species: New Interdisciplinary Essays

David Amigoni, Jeff Wallace - Science - 1995 - 211 pages
...his autobiography: But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...kind are beautifully adapted to their habits of life ... I had always been much struck by such adaptations, and until these could be explained it seemed...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin, Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...adapted to their habits of life, — for instance a woodpecker or tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes. I had always...
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Autobiographies

Charles Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 97 pages
...subject haunted me. But it was equally evident that neither the action of the surrounding conditions, nor the will of the organisms (especially in the case...beautifully adapted to their habits of life, - for instance, a woodpecker or tree-frog to climb trees, or a seed for dispersal by hooks or plumes. I had always...
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