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" There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning... "
A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love - Page 13
by Richard Dawkins - 2004 - 272 pages
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Bericht über die Fortschritte der Anatomie und Physiologie

Anatomy - 1862
...natural selection, entailing divergence of character and to the extinction of less-improved forms. Thus from the war of nature, from famine and death,...its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forrns or into one ; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1860
...nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, thn production of the higher animals, directly follows....its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into ONE ; and that whilst this planct has gone cycling on, according...
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Crosthwaite's Register of facts and occurrences relating to literature, the ...

Crosthwaite and co - 1860
...void caused by the action of His laws.'" And iutne final sentence of his book, Mr. Darwin observes, " There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having Seen originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one ; and that, whilst this planet...
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A Manual of Physiology and of the Principles of Disease

Edward Dillon Mapother - Pathology - 1864 - 567 pages
...struggle for life and by the numerous variations which occur, less-improved forms become extinct, and " thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms, or into one ; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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The Anthropological Review, Volume 2; Volume 5

Anthropology - 1864
...inferior animals. Moreover, he is of opinion (as expressed in th« concluding words of his volume) that " there is grandeur in this view of life with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms, or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Electronic books - 1866 - 593 pages
...to Natural Selection, entailing Divergence of Character and the Extinction of less-improved forms. Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death,...its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one ; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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The First Man and His Place in Creation: Considered on the Principles of ...

George Moore - Human beings - 1866 - 352 pages
...into which life was breathed by the Creator.' f Mr. Darwin says, somewhat exultingly : ' There is a grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers having been breathed by the Creator into a few forms, or one.' There is, doubtless, necessarily a grandeur in any...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...in the subsequent editions ; and in addition to this a long paragraph ending with this sentence, ' there is grandeur in this view of life, with its several...having been originally breathed into a few forms or one ; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species Examined by a Graduate ...

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...in the subsequent editions ; and in addition to this a long paragraph ending with this sentence, ' there is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers having been originally breathed into af etc forms or one ; and that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of...
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Faith and Thought, Volume 2

Religion and science - 1867
...as these, that Mr. Warington makes his appeal to universal gravitation ; and that Mr. Darwin says, " there is grandeur in this view of life with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one ; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according...
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