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Genres :Science , Memoir , Biography
Published By : University Press of the Pacific
Published On : Mar 20, 2001
ISBN : 0898752353 (ISBN13: 9780898752359)
Format :Paperback
Language :English
No. of pages : 572
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    “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
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    “...But I own that I cannot see as plainly as others do, and as I should wish to do, evidence of design and beneficence on all sides of us. There seems to me too much misery in the world. I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidæ with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars, or that a cat should play with mice... I feel most deeply that the whole subject is too profound for the human intellect. A dog might as well speculate on the mind of
    Newton
    . Let each man hope and believe what he can.”
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    “Linnaeus and Cuvier have been my two gods, though in very different ways, but they were mere schoolboys to old Aristotle.”

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