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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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Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and ...

Gillian Beer - 2000 - 277 páginas
...law by the shortness of his life span, and he is recalled in a language like that of Ecclesiastes: 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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Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin

Robert Faggen - 2001 - 363 páginas
...who rejects the "bad" and is "adding up all that is good": Under nature, the slightest difference in structure or constitution may well turn the nicely-balanced...the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! ... It may be said that natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinising, throughout the world, every...
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The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel

Deirdre David - 2001 - 267 páginas
...reinforced this sense of man's insignificance. Darwin himself exclaimed, in Origin of Species (1859): "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."20...
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Darwin and Archaeology: A Handbook of Key Concepts

John P. Hart, John Terrell, Regenstein Curator of Pacific Anthropology John Edward Terrell - 2002 - 259 páginas
...so in the latter. Darwin (1998: 108) himself compared the respective efficacy of the two processes: 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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On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - 2003 - 672 páginas
...half-monstrous 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 Cambridge Companion to Darwin

Gregory Radick - 2003 - 486 páginas
...on 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 consequently how poor will his products be, compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods. (83-4)...
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Humanismus

Gunter Figal - 2003 - 360 páginas
...the nicely-balanced scale in the struggle for life, and so be preserved. How fleeting are the whishes 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!«22...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume IX (1833 - 1865)

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 452 páginas
...prominent enough to catch the eye or to be plainly useful to him. Under nature, the slightest differences of structure or constitution may well turn the nicely-balanced...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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Scientific Evidence: Philosophical Theories and Applications

Peter Achinstein - 2005 - 286 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...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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Silent Snow: The Slow Poisoning of the Arctic

Marla Cone - 2007 - 256 páginas
...Under nature, the slightest differences of structure or constitution may well turn the nicely balanced scale in the struggle for life, and so be preserved....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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