Joseph Dalton Hooker Quote

I must own I had always looked on worms as amongst the most helpless and unintelligent members of the creation; and am amazed to find that they have a domestic life and public duties! I shall now respect them, even in our Garden pots; and regard them as something better than food for fishes.


Life and Letters of Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker Volume 2, Chapter XL (p. 255), J. Murray. 1918

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I must own I had always looked on worms as amongst the most helpless and unintelligent members of the creation; and am amazed to find that they have...

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I must own I had always looked on worms as amongst the most helpless and unintelligent members of the creation; and am amazed to find that they have...

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I must own I had always looked on worms as amongst the most helpless and unintelligent members of the creation; and am amazed to find that they have...

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I must own I had always looked on worms as amongst the most helpless and unintelligent members of the creation; and am amazed to find that they have...