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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or the Preser...

By: Charles Darwin

Excerpt: ?But with regard to the material world, we can at least go so far as this ? we can perceive that events are brought about not by insulated interpositions of Divine power, exerted in each particular case, but by the establishment of general laws.? ? Whewell: ?Bridgewater Treatise.

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Charles Darwin

Excerpt: During the successive reprints of the first edition of this work, published in 1871, I was able to introduce several important corrections; and now that more time has elapsed, I have endeavoured to profit by the fiery ordeal through which the book has passed, and have taken advantage of all the criticisms which seem to me sound. I am also greatly indebted to a large number of correspondents for the communication of a surprising number of new facts and remarks. T...

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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

By: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
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A Text-Book of Organic Chemistry for Students of Medicine and Biology

By: Elmer Verner Mccollum
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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

By: Charles Darwin
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Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection : A Series of Essays

By: Alfred Russel Wallace
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The Malay Archipelago the Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of P...

By: Wallace, Alfred Russel

Description: Darwin Library; Title ID 251309

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The Malay Archipelago, Volume 2

By: Alfred Russel Wallace

Excerpt: CHAPTER XXI. The MOLUCCAS TERNATE. ON the morning of the 8th of January, 1858, I arrived at Ternate, the fourth of a row of fine conical volcanic islands which shirt the west coast of the large and almost unknown n island of Gilolo. The largest and most perfectly conical mountain is Tidore, which is over four thousand Feet high Ternate being very nearly the same height, but with a more rounded and irregular summit. The town of Ternate is concealed from view till...

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Evolution by Atrophy in Biology and Sociology

By: Demoor, J. (Jean), 1867-1941; Massart, Jean, 1865-1925; Vandervelde, Emile, 1866-1938
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A Civic Biology : Presented in Problems

By: Hunter, George William, 1873-1948

List of reference books follow most of the chapters

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A Dictionary of Scientific Terms : Pronunciation, Derivation, And ...

By: Henderson, I. F. (Isabella Ferguson); Henderson, W. D. (William Dawson)
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Glaucus; Or the Wonders of the Shore

By: Charles Kingsley

Excerpt: Dedication. MY DEAR MISS GRENFELL, I CANNOT forego the pleasure of dedicating this little book to you; excepting of course the opening exhortation (needless enough in your case) to those who have not yet discovered the value of Natural History. Accept it as a memorial of pleasant hours spent by us already, and as an earnest, I trust, of pleasant hours to be spent hereafter (perhaps, too, beyond this life in the nobler world to come), in examining together the wo...

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Manual of Entomology : With Special Reference to Economic Entomology

By: Maxwell-Lefroy, H. (Harold), 1877-1925
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Laboratory Technique in Biology and Medicine

Includes bibliographical references

Diagnosis, Laboratory

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Biology of the Vertebrates : A Comparative Study of Man and His An...

By: Walter, Herbert Eugene, B. 1867; Sayles, Leonard Perkins, 1902

Bibliography: p. 833-835

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On Growth and Form

By: Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth, Sir, 1860-1948
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Elements of Physical Biology

By: Alfred J. Lotka

Chinese ; Eastern question (Far East) ; Japanese

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Biology for Beginners

By: Truman Jesse Moon
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Social Adaptation; A Study in the Development of the Doctrine of A...

By: Bristol, Lucius Moody, B. 1872
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Civic Biology; Textbook of Problems, Local and National, That Can ...

By: Clifton Fremont Hodge, Jean Dawson
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