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" Darwin's famous proposition that "our ancestor was a hairy quadruped furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in his habits. "
The Canadian Law Times - Page 710
1911
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1870 - 406 pages
...our time. The first Adam of Science, according to its chief prophet, is " an ape-like creature," — "a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World." The first Adam of Scripture suddenly leaps into life...
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London Society, Volume 19

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1871 - 822 pages
...theory of the work is thus broadly stated (ii. 389): ' We thus learn (query) that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, . if its whole structure had been examined...
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Scribners Monthly, Volume 15

Literature - 1878 - 920 pages
...Charles Darwin only repeats Helvetius and Lord Monboddo when he tells us, " that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World." Mr. Spencer literally follows David Hume, when he...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - Presbyterianism - 1871 - 690 pages
...or as effect and cause connected. But now suppose, " Man is descended," according to Darwin, " from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World." yet we have man to deal with, human nature to observe...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine

1871 - 590 pages
...animals the monkey is our nearest of kin ! Mr. Darwin says : ' ^Ye lenrn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the old world ; ' and lie adduces ' a small projection of the helix,...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 17

Great Britain - 1871 - 636 pages
...stamp of his lowly origin." He adduces many arguments for the belief that " man is descended. from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old 'World." He concludes that " man is the co-descendant with...
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Zoologist: A Monthly Journal of Natural History

English periodicals - 1871 - 488 pages
...place them in their proper position in the zoological series. We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, if its whole structure had been examined...
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The Quarterly Journal of Science, Volume 8

Science - 1871 - 598 pages
...same advantages of circumstances or of education. Mr. Darwin believes that " man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World ; " though again we are not specifically informed whether...
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The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, Volume 2

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1871 - 508 pages
...place them in their proper position in the zoological series. We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World. This creature, if its whole structure had been examined...
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Quarterly Journal of Science, and Annals of Mining, Metallurgy ..., Volume 8

James Samuelson, William Crookes - Science - 1871 - 614 pages
...same advantages of circumstances or of education. Mr. Darwin believes that " man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World ; " though again we are not specifically informed whether...
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