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The Kingdom of Nature is a literal Kingdom. Order and beauty, law and dependence, are seen everywhere. Amidst the great diversity of the forms of life, there is unity; and this suggests that there is one general plan, but carried out in a variety of ways.
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There are more ways of killing a cat than drowning it in butter; but this is the sort of thing (as the proverb indicates) we overlook: there are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.
J. L. Austin
April 21, 1830
September 25, 1877
James Orton was an American naturalist who contributed much to the knowledge of South America and the Amazon basin.
The Andes and the Amazon (1870)
Liberal Education of Women (1873)
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