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Nature - Page 34
edited by - 1905
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Nature, Volume 71

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1905
...reason , iinu IDC prccc ing observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers diff from those of men not so much in kind as in degree." KEGAN PAUL, TRENCH, TRUBNER & CO., Ltd., DRYDEN HOUSE, GERRARD ST., W. READY. ęto, Cloth, with 37...
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Ants, bees, and wasps

John Lubbock (1st baron Avebury.) - 1882
...it is difficult altogether to deny to them the gift of reason ; and the preceding observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers differ...from those of men, not so much in kind as in degree. 182 CHAPTER VIII. ON THE SENSES OF ANTS. The Sense of Vision. IT is, I think, generally assumed not...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1888
...confusion, it is difficult altogether to deny them the gift of reason,' or escape the conviction ' that their mental powers differ from those of men, not so much in kind as in degree ' ( Lubbock ). See INSTINCT, INSECT, APHIDES ; Lubbock'a Antt, Beet, and Waspi (Internal. So. Series,...
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Scientific Lectures

Sir John Lubbock - Archaeology - 1890 - 228 pages
...it is difficult altogether to deny to them the gift of reason ; and the preceding observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers differ...from those of men not so much in kind as in degree. Let me in conclusion once more say, that, notwithstanding the labours of those great naturalists to...
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A Primer of Darwinism and Organic Evolution

Joseph Young Bergen, Fanny Dickerson Bergen - Evolution - 1890 - 261 pages
...it is difficult altogether to deny to them the gift of reason ; and the preceding observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental, powers differ...from those of men not so much in kind as in degree." 2 On the other hand, the full-grown scale-insect consists simply of an oval, convex scale, destitute...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1892 - 429 pages
...to deny to them the gift of reason ; and all our 1 Ants, Bees, and Wasps. recent observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers differ...from those of men, not so much in kind as in degree. CHAPTER III ON ANIMAL LIFE — continued An organic being is a microcosm — a little universe, formed...
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The Study of Animal Life

John Arthur Thomson - Zoology - 1892 - 375 pages
...the gift of reason," or, perhaps more accurately, intelligence, for we cannot escape the conviction " that their mental powers differ from those of men not so much in kind as in degree." Kropotkine says that the work of ants is performed "according to the principles of voluntary mutual...
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Johnson's First-[fifth] Reader ...

Henrietta H. Richardson, Nannie Clements, Blanche Wynne Johnson, Louise Manly - Readers - 1899
...confusion,—it is difficult altogether to deny to them the gift of reason; and all our recent observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers differ from those of men not so much in kind as in degree.—From " The Beauties of Nature." Macmillan &• Company. DEFINITIONS.—i. Hos til'i ty, enmity....
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Animal behaviour

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Animal behavior - 1900 - 344 pages
...it is difficult altogether to deny to them the gift of reason ; and the preceding observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers differ from those of man, not so much in kind as in degree." If the term " reason" be here accepted in the broad sense,...
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Animal behaviour

Conwy Lloyd Morgan - Animal behavior - 1900 - 344 pages
...it is difficult altogether to deny to them the gift of reason ; and the preceding observations tend to confirm the opinion that their mental powers differ from those of man, not so much in kind as in degree." If the term " reason " be here accepted in the broad sense,...
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