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" It is a truly wonderful fact—the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity—that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in groups subordinate to groups, in the manner which we everywhere... "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation ... - Page 103
by Charles Darwin - 1873 - 458 pages
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Classification, Evolution, and the Nature of Biology

Alec L. Panchen - Science - 1992 - 403 pages
...significance of the truly wonderful fact - the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity - that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in group subordinate to group. . . . The several subordinate groups in any class cannot be ranked in single...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin, Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...is a truly wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in group subordinate to group, in the manner which we everywhere behold — namely, varieties of the same...
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Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Vassiliki Kolocotroni, Jane Goldman, Olga Taxidou - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 632 pages
...much extinction of the less improved and intermediate forms of life. On these principles, the nature of the affinities, and the generally well-defined...the world, may be explained. It is a truly wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and all plants...
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Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and ...

Gillian Beer - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 277 pages
...'It is a truly wonderful fact - the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity - that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other . . .' Fact here is identified with what is novel in his theory as much as with what is known: 'On...
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Quest for the African Dinosaurs: Ancient Roots of the Modern World

Louis Jacobs - Nature - 2000 - 316 pages
...wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other." There is continuity in the spectrum of life. All species, whether extinct or still living, are related,...
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On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - History - 2003 - 672 pages
...is a truly wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in group subordinate to group, in the manner which we everywhere behold — namely, varieties of the same...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume IX (1833 - 1865)

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 452 pages
...much extinction of the less improved and intermediate forms of life. On these principles, the nature of the affinities, and the generally well-defined...the world, may be explained. It is a truly wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and all plants...
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The Environment and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

Christian C. Young - Science - 2005 - 299 pages
...is a truly wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in group subordinate to group, in the manner which we everywhere behold — namely, varieties of the same...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...is a truly wonderful fact — the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity — that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in group subordinate to group, in the manner which we everywhere behold — namely, varieties of the same...
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Natural Selection: The Global Struggle for Existence

Charles Darwin - 2008 - 158 pages
...explained. It is a truly wonderful fact the wonder of which we are apt to overlook from familiarity that all animals and all plants throughout all time and space should be related to each other in group subordinate to group, in the manner which we everywhere behold namely, varieties of the same...
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