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" The affinities of all the beings of the same class have sometimes been represented by a great tree. I believe this simile largely speaks the truth. The green and budding twigs may represent existing species ; and those produced during each former year... "
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of ... - Página 136
por Charles Darwin - 1889
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Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for a Literary History

Franco Moretti - 2005 - 119 páginas
...by signs of hesitation, possibly because of the religious echoes associated with the Tree of Life: 'The affinities of all the beings of the same class...tree. I believe this simile largely speaks the truth': Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species, 1859; facsimile of the first edition, Cambridge, MA 2001, p....
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The Origin of Brands: How Product Evolution Creates Endless Possibilities ...

Al Ries, Laura Ries - 2009 - 320 páginas
...Life THE "GREAT TREE OF LIFE" is how Charles Darwin described his metaphor for the origin of species. "The affinities of all the beings of the same class have sometimes been represented by a great tree. . . . The green and budding twigs may represent existing species; and those produced during each former...
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The Squashed Philosophers

Glyn Lloyd-Hughes - 2005 - 436 páginas
...individuals varying in the right direction, so as better to fill the vacancy. The affinities of creatures have sometimes been represented by a great tree. I believe this simile largely speaks the truth. In the diagram, each horizontal line may be supposed to represent a thousand, or a million or hundred...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 páginas
...explanation of this great fact in the classification of all organic beings; but, to the best of my judgment, it is explained through inheritance and the complex...represent existing species; and those produced during each former year may represent the long succession of extinct species. At each period of growth all...
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The History of Metaphors of Nature: Science and Literature from ..., Volumen1

Stephen A. Norwick - 2006 - 925 páginas
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The History of Metaphors of Nature: Science and Literature from ..., Volumen1

Stephen A. Norwick - 2006 - 925 páginas
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Darwin and the Nature of Species

David N. Stamos - 2012 - 273 páginas
...was misled by the concluding section of the chapter containing the diagram, in which Darwin states "The affinities of all the beings of the same class...may represent existing species; and those produced each former year may represent the long succession of extinct species" (129). But even here species...
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Exuberant Animal: The Power of Health, Play and Joyful Movement

Frank Forencich - 2006 - 328 páginas
...thanks to Jeri Helen for sculpting my words and polishing my manuscript. A COPIOUSLY BRANCHING BOOK The affinities of all the beings of the same class...have sometimes been represented by a great tree... As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides...
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Charles Darwin and Victorian Visual Culture

Jonathan Smith - 2006 - 349 páginas
...diagram is a visual corollary of Darwin's evolutionary version of the "Tree of Life." "The aff1nities of all the beings of the same class have sometimes been represented by a great tree," Darwin writes, and "I believe this simile largely speaks the truth." But he gives this common taxonomic...
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Understanding Biology Through Evolution - Third Edition

Bruce D. Olsen - 2007 - 276 páginas
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