Charles Darwin Quote

The plough is one of the most ancient and most valuable of man's inventions; but long before he existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed, and still continues to be thus ploughed by earth-worms.


The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms, Chapter VII (p. 316), D. Appleton & Co. 1907

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The plough is one of the most ancient and most valuable of man's inventions; but long before he existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed, and...

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The plough is one of the most ancient and most valuable of man's inventions; but long before he existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed, and...

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The plough is one of the most ancient and most valuable of man's inventions; but long before he existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed, and...

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The plough is one of the most ancient and most valuable of man's inventions; but long before he existed the land was in fact regularly ploughed, and...