Charles Darwin: Memorial Notices Reprinted from "Nature."
Introductory notice / by T.H. Huxley -- Life and character / by G.J. Romanes -- Work in geology / by Archibald Geikie -- Work in botany / by W.T. Thiselton Dyer -- Work in zoology / by G.J. Romanes -- Work in psychology / by the same.
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Стр. 64 - There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powers, having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; and that, whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being evolved.
Стр. 4 - And native growth of noble mind ; Nor ever narrowness or spite, Or villain fancy fleeting by, Drew in the expression of an eye, Where God and Nature met in light...
Стр. 48 - The natural history of these islands (of the Galapagos Archipelago) is eminently curious, and well deserves attention. Most of the organic productions are Aboriginal creations, found nowhere else ; there is even a difference between the inhabitants of the different islands ; yet all show a marked relationship with those of America, though separated from that continent by an open space of ocean, between 500 and 600 miles in width.
Стр. vi - And all the shows o' the world, are frail and vain To weep a loss that turns their lights to shade. It is a woe 'too deep for tears' when all Is reft at once, when some surpassing Spirit, Whose light adorned the world around it, leaves Those who remain behind, not...
Стр. 61 - ... the summing up of the labour, the experience, the reason, and even the blunders of numerous workmen; when we thus view each organic being, how far more interesting — I speak from experience — does the study of natural history become!
Стр. 64 - To my mind it accords better with what we know of the laws impressed on matter by the Creator, that the production and extinction of the past and present inhabitants of the world should have been due to secondary causes, like those determining the birth and death of the individual.
Стр. 49 - ... range. Seeing every height crowned with its crater, and the boundaries of most of the lavastreams still distinct, we are led to believe that within a period, geologically recent, the unbroken ocean was here spread out. Hence, both in space and time, we seem to be brought somewhat near to that fact — that mystery of mysteries — the first appearance of new beings on this earth.
Стр. 49 - Seeing every height crowned with its crater, and the boundaries of most of the lava streams still distinct, we are led to believe that within a period, geologically recent, the unbroken ocean was here spread out. Hence, both in space and time, we seem to be brought somewhat near to that great fact — that mystery of mysteries — the first appearance of new beings on this earth.