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" ... of our greatest philosophers. On my return home, it occurred to me, in 1837, that something might perhaps be made out on this question by patiently accumulating and reflecting on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it. After... "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation ... - Page 1
by Charles Darwin - 1873 - 458 pages
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University of California Chronicle

United States - 1921
...reflecting on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew...to me probable; from that period to the present day [1859] I have steadily pursued the same object. It is hard to say which of the scholarly qualities...
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Essentials for the Scientific and Technical Writer

Hardy Hoover - Science - 1980 - 216 pages
...possihly have any hearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the suhject, and drew up some short notes: these I enlarged in...sketch of the conclusions, which then seemed to me prohahle: from that period to the present day I have steadily pursued the same ohject. I hope that...
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The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, Volumes 1-2

Charles Darwin - Science - 1981 - 475 pages
...reflected] on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes. ..." Likewise, on page one of The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, he explains that "I...
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Psychology, Humanism, and Scientific Inquiry: The Selected Essays of Hadley ...

Hadley Cantril, Albert Hadley Cantril - Psychology - 1988 - 250 pages
...which could possibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate cm the subject. and drew up some short notes: these I enlarged in l844 into a sketch of the conclusions. which then seemed to me probable: from that period to the present...
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Nature's Fading Chorus: Classic And Contemporary Writings On Amphibians

Gordon Miller - Nature - 2000 - 250 pages
...reflecting on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes; these 1 enlarged in 1844 into a sketch of the conclusions, which then seemed to me probable: from that period...
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The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis

David R. Keller, Frank B. Golley - Science - 2000 - 366 pages
...reflected on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes." Likewise, on the first page of The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, he says, "I arrived,...
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The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis

David R. Keller, Frank B. Golley - Science - 2000 - 366 pages
...reflected on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes." Likewise, on the first page of The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, he says, "I arrived,...
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Bagehot: The English Constitution

Bagehot - History - 2001 - 253 pages
...reflecting on all sorts of facts which could posssibly have any bearing on it. After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes; these I enlarged in 1 844 into a sketch of the conclusions, which then seemed to me probable: from that period to the present...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Evolution

Leslie Alan Horvitz - Science - 2001 - 317 pages
...mysteries, as it has been called by one of our greatest philosophers .... After five years' work I allowed myself to speculate on the subject, and drew up some short notes ...." Before he advanced his own theory, Darwin summarized the various theories that were still in...
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CLEP Biology

Laurie Ann Callihan - Study Aids - 2004 - 280 pages
...accumulating and reflecting on all sorts of facts which could possibly have any bearing on it After five years' work 1 allowed myself to speculate on...a sketch of the conclusions, which then seemed to roe probable : from that period to the present day I have steadily pursued the same object. I hope...
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