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" It has been said that I speak of natural selection as an active power or Deity; but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction of gravity as ruling the movements of the planets ? Every one knows what is meant and is implied by such metaphorical... "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ... - Page 63
1875 - 458 pages
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The Journal of Science, Volume 3

Science - 1866
...Ijeen gaid," he himself remarks,* " that I speak of natural selection as an active power or Deity, but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...of gravity as ruling the movements of the planets? Everyone knows what is mount and implied by such metaphorical expressions ; and they are almost necessary...
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The Quarterly Journal of Science, Volume 3

Science - 1866
...been gaid," he himself remarks,* " that I speak of natural selection as an active power or Deity, but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...of gravity as ruling the movements of the planets? Everyone knows what is meant and implied by such metaphorical expressions ; and they are almost necessary...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species Examined by a Graduate ...

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...stated thus. ' It has been often said that I speak of Natural Selection as an active power or deity, but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...Nature only the aggregate action and product of many laws, and by laws, the sequence of events as ascertained by us. With a little familiarity such superficial...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...stated thus. ' It has been often said that I speak of Natural Selection as an active power or deity, but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...Nature only the aggregate action and product of many laws, and by laws, the sequence of events as ascertained by us. With a little familiarity such superficial...
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The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species

Robert Mackenzie Beverley - Evolution - 1867 - 386 pages
...stated thus. ' It has been often said that I speak of Natural Selection as an active power or deity, but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...Every one knows what is meant and is implied by such inetap/iorical expressions, and they are almost necessary for brevity. So, again, it is difficult to...
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The Great Problem: The Higher Ministry of Nature Viewed in the Light of ...

John R. Leifchild - Natural theology - 1872 - 543 pages
...chapter he remarks, " It has been said that I speak of Natural Selection as an active power or Deity, but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by-laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." So far this is clear enough, and we learn that...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1873 - 458 pages
...preference combines. It has been said that I speak of natural selection as an active power or Deity; but who objects to an author speaking of the attraction...aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by lawa the sequence of events as ascertained by us. With a little familiarity such superficial objections...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 12

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1873
...invokes not His aid in the processes of nature ; nor yet does he deify nature, but says this of her : " It is difficult to avoid personifying the word nature...nature, only the aggregate action and product of many laws, and by laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." It is obvious that the effect of the...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 12

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1873
...invokes not His aid in the processes of nature ; nor yet does he deify nature, but says this of her : "It is difficult to avoid personifying the word nature...nature, only the aggregate action and product of many laws, and by laws the sequence of events as ascertained by us." It is obvious that the effect of the...
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The Story of Creation as Told by Theology and by Science

Thomas Suter ACKLAND - 1873 - 231 pages
...expressly excludes this sense of the word, in a sentence which seems to involve a self-contradiction. "I mean by nature only the aggregate action and product of many natural laws, and by law only the ascertained sequence of events3." Law, in this sense, then, is simply the statement of...
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