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Sir Wyville Thomson and Natural Selection


I HAVE at least great reason to be thankful that my stupidity has not prevented me from thoroughly enjoying the teachings of Mr. Darwin and Mr. Wallace, which I confess to having regarded as chiefly masterly and charming “studies in variation,” for the last twenty years.

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