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" The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but this is not strictly correct ; for the shape of each depends on a long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws ; on the nature of the rock, on the lines... "
Nature - Page 101
edited by - 1883
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The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology ..., Volume 5

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1868
...individual difference in the structure of each being. " The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but...long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws ; on the nature of the rock, on the lines of deposition or cleavage, on the form of the mountain, which...
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The Journal of Science: 1868, Volume 5

Science - 1868
...individual difference in the structure of each being. " The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but...long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws ; on the nature of the rock, on the lines of deposition or cleavage, on the form of the mountain, which...
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Nature, Volumes 16-70

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1877
...acquired by their modified descendants. . . . The shape of the fragments at the ' Origin of Speciej," 6ih edition, p. 107. base of our precipice may be...but in regard to the use to which the fragments may li - put, their shape may be strictly said to be accidental. . . . Can it be reasonably maintained...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - Evolution - 1871 - 314 pages
...Afterward, alluding to this illustration, he says : " " The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but...long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws, on the nature of the rock, on the lines of stratification or cleavage, on the form of the mountain...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - Evolution - 1871 - 314 pages
..."Origin of Species," 5th edit. p. 571. • 2 " Animals and Plants under Domestication," vol. ii. p. 431. strictly correct, for the shape of each depends on...long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws, on the nature of the rock, on the lines of stratification or cleavage, on the form of the mountain...
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On the Genesis of Species

St. George Jackson Mivart - Evolution - 1871 - 314 pages
...Afterwards, adverting to this illustration, he says,2 " The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but this is not 1 " Origin of Species," 5th edit. p. 571. - " Animals and Plants under Domestication," vol. ii. p....
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The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume 2

Charles Darwin - Domestic animals - 1876
...each individual difference in the structure of each being. The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but...long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws; on the nature of the rock, on the lines of deposition or cleavage, on the form of the mountain, which...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 34

Bible - 1877
...each individual difference in the structure of each being. The shape of the fragments of stone at the base of our precipice may be called accidental, but...long sequence of events, all obeying natural laws ; on the nature of the rock, on the lines of deposition or cleavage, on the form of the mountain, which...
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Conversations on the Creation: chapters on Genesis and evolution, by a layman

1881
...wedge-shaped stones to build an arch, and so on, he proceeds as follows : " The shape of the fragments may be called accidental, but this is not strictly...but in regard to the use to which the fragments may be put, their shape may be strictly said to be accidental. And here we are led to face a great difficulty....
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 7-8

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1881
...being. The snap« of trie fragments of Ptone at the base of onr precipice may be culled accident»!, but this is not strictly correct; for the shape of each depends on a long séquence of events, all obeying natural laws ; on the nature of the rock, on the lines of deposition...
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