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Life of Charles Darwin

Life of Charles Darwin

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Life of Charles Darwin

Life of Charles Darwin

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CHARLES DARWIN


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ancestry , his grandfather, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, a successful physician, and author of " The Botanic Garden," The Temple of


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mother's education and training, Charles Robert Darwin, born at Shrewsbury, Feb. 12, 1809, Mrs. Darwin dies in July, 1817 ,


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at Shrewsbury, Feb. 12, 1809, Mrs. Darwin dies in July, 1817 , her eldest son, Erasmus, friend of the Ca


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friend of the Ca Ylyles, Charles Darwin's education by Mr. Case, and at


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of Nature," &c., his father, Robert Waring Darwin, also a successful physician, his maternal grandfather, Josiah Wedgwood, the celebrated potter,


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on the subject, views of Erasmus Darwin, Geofiroy St.-Hilaire, and Lamarck, Darwin's opinion of Lamarck, influence of Lyell, influence of


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permitting me to quote from Mr. Darwin's letters to Mr. Romanes. I must also express my thanks to my friends,


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succeed in a particular field, Charles Darwin's did. If ever early surroundings were calculated to call out inherited ability, Charles


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still remains in the family. Robert Darwin, second son of this William Darwin, succeeded to the Elston estate, and was


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under the Commonwealth. The third William Darwin (born 1655), whose mother was a daughter of Erasmus. Earle, serjeant-at-law,1 married the


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Erasmus Darwin's personal characteristics, his medical talents, and his poetic writings were such as to


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high commendation. His eldest son, Robert Waring Darwin, studied botany closely, and published a Principia Botanica," which reached a third


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same domain of science as Charles Darwin, having also a mechanical turn, and was educated at Edinburgh and Cambridge. His


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better in the attempt than Erasmus Darwin. It is singular that he should have partially anticipated his illustrious grandson's theories,


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avidity." Before he was twenty Robert Darwin had taken his medical degree with distinction at Edinburgh, where he had the


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Josiah Wedgwood being one of Erasmus Darwin's most intimate friends. In 1779 Robert, already destined to be a doctor, stayed


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Robert Waring Darwin, third son of Erasmus by his first wife, Mary Howard, was bom


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The character and education of Charles Darwin's mother is a matter of considerable interest, notwithstanding that her death when he


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inscription:-'To the memory of Charles Robert Darwin, author of " The Origin of Species," born in Shrewsbury, February 12th, 1809.


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church. Died April 19th, 1882.' Mrs. Darwin, we believe, was not strict in her adhesion to the communion in which


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might be precisely applied to Charles Darwin, as " patient, stedfast, humble, simple, unconscious of half his own greatness, and


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Wedgwoods, and old Erasmus Darwin became very fond of Miss Wedgwood. By the time of her marriage she


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famous son was born, however, Mrs. Darwin's health had begun to fail, and in 1807 she wrote to a friend:


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The eldest son of Dr. Robert Darwin, on whom the grandfather's name of Erasmus had been bestowed, is notable as


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year of his mother's life, Charles Darwin was placed at school with the Rev. George Case, minister of the Shrewsbury


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the repute of English schools,. Charles Darwin was little benefited by his schoolings and Euclid, then an extra subject, constituted,


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an offer was made to Mr. Darwin to be my guest on board, which he accepted conditionally. Permission was obtained


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passage the poetic instinct which Erasmus Darwin more fully manifested ?


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of patiently acquired knowledge which Charles Darwin had accumulated while his " Origin of Species " was taking shape.


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a revolution. Goethe in Germany, Erasmus Darwin in England,1 and


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he-makes the following statementst " Mr. Darwin not only directed my earliest studies in the subjects of the distribution and


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having published his views, though Mr. Darwin has been repeatedly urged by us to do so, and both authors having


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of two indefatigable naturalists, Mr. Charles Darwin and Mr. Alfred Wallace.


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of his friend and correspondent, Mr. Darwin, and sent to him with the expressed wish that it should be forwarded


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So Mr. Darwin


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the many wonderful aspects of Mr. Darwin's varied work that by the sheer force of some exalted'kind of common-sense, unassisted


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G. J. Romanes, in " Charles Darwin," memorial notices reprinted from Nature*


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and by his son, Mr. Francis Darwin. The former was enabled to give the first brief account of the process


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assisted by his son, Mr. Francis Darwin. Its object was to describe and connect together several large -classes of movements,


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animals," and the brain of Charles Darwin, in working out this acquisition of knowledge for mankind, has added a new


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chatting familiarly with Mr. and Mrs. Darwin and their . son Francis. I note only that Darwin at seventy was


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collected by the activity of Charles Darwin and his sons.


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p.m., on April 19, 1882, Charles Darwin breathed his last in peace, aged seventy-three years, two months, and seven days.


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THE death of Charles Darwin focussed, as it were, into one concentrated glow the feelings of admiration, and


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The career of Charles Darwin," wrote The Times on the day of his funeral, "eludes the grasp of


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Charles Darwin/*


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x Round Table Series. Charles Darwin" (1886), by J. T. Cunningham.


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Here let us leave Charles Darwin, a marvellously-patient and successful revolutioniser of thought, a noble pud beloved man.


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Erasmus Darwin, 19 Character of Darwin, 155-160,.


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Darwin Sound, 48 Death of Charles Darwin, 253 " Descent of Man," 222-225 Digestion by plants, 237, 238 Discovery of


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Darwin, Erasmus, of Lichfield and Derby, 22-24, 66-67


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Darwin, Mrs. C, 53


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Funeral of Charles Darwin, 154


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Koyal Society and Charles Darwin, 59, 62, 106 Rudimentary organs, 93


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Journal and Re-ma.rfc BL1831M89f11" by Charles Darwin. Tho Appendix to tq L II. has a distinct title pnk'fl And pagination.


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By C D., assisted by Francis Darwin. With illustrations. London, 1880, Sro.


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of papers by various writers. Charles Darwin wrote " Geology," pp. 166-196.


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by CD. London, 187S, 8ro. Erasmus Darwin. By Ernst Kraoas. Translated from the German by W. a Dallas. With a


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1878, pp. 18,19. Testiiuouial to Mr. Darwin. Evolution in the Netherlands. Letter of Mr. Darwin. Jfatwrt, to L xv., 1877,


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With a preliminary notice by Charles Darwin. London, 1879, 8vo.


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with a prefatory notice by Charles Darwin. 8 pts., London, 1882, 8vo.


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I. xxlll., 1881, p. 400. Mr. Darwin on Vivisection.


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London, 1867, 8ro. References to Charles Darwin.


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the theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, and Lamarck, as compared with that of Mr. Charles Darwin. London, 1879, 8vo.


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compared with that of Mr. Charles Darwin. London, 1879, 8vo.


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Being a critical examination of Mr. Darwin's work entitled " Origin and Variation of Species." London [1860], 8vo.


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to Mr. Darwin's Descent of Man," being a complete refutation, by common sense arguments, of the


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Charles Darwin and the Fallacies of evolution, pp. 182-102, The Origin of Species, pp. 822-384.


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reference to the views of Mr. Darwin and others, that the Progression of Organisms is determined by Law." Paper read


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J. P.-Examen dn litre de M. Darwin anr l'origine des especes. Paris, 1884, 12mo.


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In memoriam: Charles Darwin. pp. 837-869.


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Hertwig, R. - Gedachtnissrede auf Charles Darwin. Eonigs-berg, 1883, 410.


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Mr. Darwin's Critics, pp. 251-908. Reprinted from the Contemporary JRevfew, 1871.


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- Charles Darwin nnd sein Verh Kltniss an Dentschland. (Gesammelte Kleinere Schrtf Un, Bd., 1.) Leipzig,


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"-Commemorazione di Carlo Darwin (AUi della R. Aecac L dc Ue Sc Unxedi Torino,vo.. xviii, 1882, pp.


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Herbert.Darwinism Refuted. An Essay on Mr. Darwin's Theory of The Descent of Man." London, 1871, 810. ,


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Molescbott, Jacob.-Carlo Roberto Darwin. Commemorazione pro-nunziata a noma degli stndenti dell' University di Roma, 25 di Giugno,


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Mantegazza, Paolo.-Commemora-rione di Carlo Darwin. Discorso del Professor P. M. Firenze, 1882, 8vo.


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Charles Darwin, vol. iv., pp. 286-288.


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-Karl Robert Darwin.-Denk


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My reply to Mr. Darwin, vo L lv., pp. 488-472, reprinted from the Contemporary Review, Jan. 1876.


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Qnatrefegea de Brlau, A. de.- Charles Darwin et ses prlcur-seurs Fran921s, Itude sur le Tranaformisme. Paris, 1870, 8vo.


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Three Barriers : notes on Mr. Darwin's Origin of Species." Edinburgh, 1861, 8vc


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Henry Fawcett London, 1885, 8vo. Charles Darwin, pp. 98-102 and t19.


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Charles Robert Darwin, with portrait, vol. ?., pp. 49-52.


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with a prefatory notice, by Charles Darwin. 3 pts. London, 1880-82, 8ro.


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Mr. Darwin at Down. Seoond series, pp. 228-890.


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Darwin, Charles Robert-Unsere I Zeit- by J. Schonemann, Bd. 7, 1868, pp. 690-718.- Ergttns-ungsblatter zur Kentniss


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Darwin, Charles Robert


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Darwin, Charles Robert 4,1871, pp. 275-277.-Saturday Review, vol. 81, 1871, pp. 276, 277, and 816,816.-All the


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Darwin, Charles Robert. pp. 487-532.-Atlantic Monthly, by A. Gray, vol. 6, 1860, pp. 109-116, and 229-239.-Westminster


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