Charles Darwin Quote

The several difficulties here discussed, namely our not finding in the successive formations infinitely numerous transitional links between the many species which now exist or have existed; the sudden manner in which whole groups of species appear in our European formations; the almost entire absence, as at present known, of fossiliferous formations beneath the Silurian strata, are all undoubtedly of the gravest nature.


On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (ed. 1869)

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The several difficulties here discussed, namely our not finding in the successive formations infinitely numerous transitional links between the many...

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The several difficulties here discussed, namely our not finding in the successive formations infinitely numerous transitional links between the many...

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The several difficulties here discussed, namely our not finding in the successive formations infinitely numerous transitional links between the many...

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The several difficulties here discussed, namely our not finding in the successive formations infinitely numerous transitional links between the many...