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" It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures. "
Gardens and their meaning - Page 138
by Dora Williams - 1911 - 235 pages
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The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told, Volume 3

John Arthur Thomson - Science - 1922 - 299 pages
...existed the land was, in fact, regularly ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the earth as have these lowly organised creatures. Earthworms are thus great promoters of vegetation. They...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 57

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - 1882
...ploughed, and still continues to be thus ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly-organised creatures." Certainly their habits have never been so long and so closely watched before,...
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Annual Report - Entomological Society of Ontario, Volume 14

Entomological Society of Ontario - Insect pests - 1884
...existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world as have these lowly organized creatures." The truth of this must be patent to all thoughtful observers, and when the work of these animals is...
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Annual Report of the New York State College of ..., Volume 24, Part 1911

New York State College of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1912
...in good condition by earthworms, of which Darwin says : " It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world as have these lowly organized creatures." LESSON XXVII THE COLUMBINE Purpose. — To lead the children to watch these blossoms from the bud to...
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Handbook of Nature Study

Anna Botsford Comstock - Nature - 1939 - 887 pages
...kept in good condition by earthworms, of which Darwin says: " It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world as have these lowly organized creatures." Fly fishing is an art, a fine art beyond a doubt, but it is an art and, like ail art, it is artificial....
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Ancient Forests of the Pacific Northwest

Elliott A. Norse - Nature - 1990 - 327 pages
...plowed, and still continues to be thus plowed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world. (Charles Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mold Through the Action of Worms [1881]) After climate,...
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Appalachian Spring

Marcia Bonta - Nature - 1991 - 208 pages
...f1fteen years, one earthworm can produce 40,000 offspring. "It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world, as have these lowly organized creatures," Darwin concluded. Today many scientists agree with him as more and more research on earthworms reveals...
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Open Fields: Science in Cultural Encounter

Gillian Beer - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 341 pages
...resourcefulness and unchanging stamina of fundamental life-forms: 'It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world, as have these lowly organized creatures.' Turning away from 'higher complexity' and from the changing future, Darwin gives pleasure and solace...
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The New Catastrophism: The Importance of the Rare Event in Geological History

Derek Ager, Derek Victor Ager - Science - 1995 - 231 pages
...existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed by earthworms. It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part...the world, as have these lowly organized creatures'. Unfortunately we do not have a very good record, as yet, of non-marine burrows, but they do exist and...
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Immunology of Annelids

Martin Bilej, Edwin L. Cooper, P. Roch - Medical - 1993 - 320 pages
...93-26193 Printed in the United States of America 1234567890 It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organised creatures. Charles Darwin, The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms,...
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