More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1

Cover image for

Download


Author: Charles Darwin
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 193,153 / 562 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.2
LoC Categories: CT, QH
Downloads: 1,176
mnybks.net#: 2032
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

might equally well have come under Geographical Distribution or Geology, or questions in the chapter on Man which might have been placed under the heading Evolution. In the same way, to avoid mutilation, we have allowed references to one branch of science to remain in letters mainly concerned with another subject. For these irregularities we must ask the reader's patience, and beg him to believe that some pains have been devoted to arrangement.

Mr. Darwin, who was careful in other things, generally omitted the date in familiar correspondence, and it is often only by treating a letter as a detective studies a crime that we can make sure of its date. Fortunately, however, Sir Joseph Hooker and others of Darwin's correspondents were accustomed to add the date on which the letters were received. This sometimes leads to an inaccuracy which needs a word of explanation. Thus a letter which Mr. Darwin dated "Wednesday" might be headed by us "Wednesday [January 3rd, 1867]," the latter half being the date on wh

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1 by Charles Darwin - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1 by Charles Darwin - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1 by Charles Darwin - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1 by Charles Darwin - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1 by Charles Darwin - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for More Letters of Charles Darwin, vol 1 by Charles Darwin - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
Abraham Lincoln
by Rev. T.M. Eddy
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
An Iron Will
by Orison Swett Marden
The Story of My Life
by Helen Keller

See more popular titles from this genre.