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" ... compared with those accumulated by Nature during whole geological periods! Can we wonder, then, that Nature's productions should be far " truer " in character than man's productions; that they should be infinitely Better adapted to the most complex... "
The Geologist: A Popular Monthly Magazine of Geology - Página 458
1860
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Natural Space in Literature: Imagination and Environment in Nineteenth and ...

Tom Henighan - 1982 - 283 páginas
...halfmonstrous form; or at least by some modification prominent enough to catch his eye, or to be plainly useful to him. Under nature, the slightest difference...man ! how short his time ! and consequently how poor will his products be , compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods. Can...
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The Victorian Age in Prose

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - 1988 - 241 páginas
...halfmonstrous form ; or at least by some modification prominent enough to catch his eye, or to be plainly useful to him. Under nature, the slightest difference...man ! how short his time ! and consequently how poor will his products be, compared with those accumulated by Nature during whole geological periods ! Can...
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“The” Language of Science: A Study of the Relationship Between Literature ...

Ilse Nina Bulhof - 1992 - 207 páginas
...century after century. Compared with the working of nature, that of man pales into insignificance.How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! How short his time! and consequently how poor will be his results, compared with those accumulated by Nature during whole geological periods! (90)...
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Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould - 1994 - 479 páginas
...must work even more inexorably to hone wild creatures to a state of optimal design. As Darwin wrote: How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will his products be compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods. Can...
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What is Life? The Next Fifty Years: Speculations on the Future of Biology

Michael P. Murphy - 1997 - 191 páginas
...every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life . . . How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! How short his time! and consequendy how poor will his products be compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin, Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn - 1996 - 356 páginas
...halfmonstrous form; or at least by some modification prominent enough to catch his eye, or to be plainly useful to him. Under nature, the slightest difference...man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will his products be, compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods. Can...
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Deleuze and Philosophy: The Difference Engineer

Keith Ansell-Pearson - 1997 - 277 páginas
...significance of human interventions by comparing the time of human with that of geological selection: 'How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will his products be compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods.' Such...
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Death and the Mother from Dickens to Freud: Victorian Fiction and the ...

Carolyn Dever - 1998 - 233 páginas
...Every selected character is fully exercised by her, as is implied by the fact of their selection . . . How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will be his results, compared with those accumulated by Nature during whole geological periods! Can...
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Mood Genes: Hunting for Origins of Mania and Depression

Samuel H. Barondes - 1999 - 237 páginas
...attacks. Which brings us back to Michael and his family. 11 "BETTER THAN WELL": SOME TROUBLE WITH MICHAEL How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will his products be, compared with those accumulated by nature during whok geological periods. Can...
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George Perkins Marsh, Prophet of Conservation

David Lowenthal, Professor Emeritus David Lowenthal - 2000 - 605 páginas
...species,- but Darwin went on to find these effects infinitesimal compared with those produced by nature. How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how...will be, compared with those accumulated by nature, . . . infinitely better adapted to the most complex conditions of life, and . . . plainly bearfing]...
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