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A Short History of Nearly Everything - Page 386
by Bill Bryson - 2003 - 560 pages
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But my father, who was the kindest man I ever knew and whose memory I love with all my heart, must...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Biologists - 1887
...rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But my father, who was the kindest man I ever knew and whose memory I love with all my heart, must...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But my father, who was the kindest man I ever knew and whose memory I love with all my heart, must...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler - 1888 - 1019 pages
...rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But my father, who was the kindest man I ever knew and whose memory I love with all my heart, must...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 102

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1888
...little did he realize the true nature of the boy, that he addressed his son with the ominous words : " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and ratcatching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But this was probably spoken in a fit of anger. Charles entertained the warmest feelings of respect...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1889 - 381 pages
...became very fond of sporting and shooting as he grew up, and his father once said to him in anger, "You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." Clearly the future great naturalist was not plainly discernible in the youth, though the father was...
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George Birkbeck Norman Hill - English literature - 1892 - 211 pages
...he passed at Shrewsbury School, that his father one day, to his "deep mortification," said to him: "You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." " Nothing," Darwin writes, " could have been worse for the development of my mind than Dr. Butler's...
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and ..., Volume 5

Charles Darwin - Autobiography - 1892 - 348 pages
...rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But my father, who was the kindest man I ever knew, and whose memory I love with all my heart, must...
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WRITERS AND READERS

GEORGE BIRKBECK HILL - 1892
...passed at Shrewsbury School, that his father one day, to his " deep mortification," said to him : " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." " Nothing," Darwin writes, " could have been worse for the development of my mind than Dr. Butler's...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 32

Science - 1888
...rather below the common standard in intellect. To my deep mortification my father once said to me, " You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching,...will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family." But my father, who was the kindest man I ever knew, and whose memory I love with all my heart, must...
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