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" ... chambers, forming tunnels, making roads, guarding their home, gathering food, feeding the young, tending their domestic animals, — each one fulfilling its duties industriously, and without confusion, — it is difficult altogether to deny to them... "
Nature - Page 34
edited by - 1905
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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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CHAMBERS'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA

1901
...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, INSECTS, APHIDES; Lubbock, Ants, Beet, and Watpi (Internal. Sc. Series, 1882),...
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Annual Report, Volumes 31-40

Wellington College Natural Science Society - 1901
...lecture on " Ants, their Structure, Nests and Habits." The senses of ants are highly developed and their mental powers differ from those of men not so much in kind as in degree. They have a highly developed sense of smell and are able to communicate with one another by something...
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Modern Achievement, Volume 7

Success - 1902
...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. EVOLUTION AND NATURE STUDIES Spiders and Their Ways By MARGARET WENTWORTH LEIGHTON Spider, At my window...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1904 - 427 pages
...to deny 1 Ants, Sees, and Wasps. 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 iu degree. CHAPTER III ANIMAL LIFE — continued. An organic being is a microcosm — a little universe,...
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Nature Notes: The Selborne Society's Magazine, Volume 15

1904
...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. This also is Dr. Forel's view. He says : — " It results from the unanimous observations of all the...
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The Universal Kinship

John Howard Moore - Evolution - 1908 - 329 pages
...without confusion, it is difficult altogether to deny them the gift of reason or to escape the conviction that their mental powers differ from those of men not so much in kind as in degree ' (Lubbock). The industrious and gifted bee, with its wonderful social system, in advance even of that...
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The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 2

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...experiments with the remark that " It is difficult altogether to deny them the gift of reason . . . their mental powers differ from those of men, not so much in kind as in degree." Wasmann considers that ants arc neither miniature human beings nor mere reflex automata, and most students...
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The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 2

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1910
...experiments with the remark that " It is difficult altogether to deny them the gift of reason . . . their mental powers differ from those of men, not so much in kind as in degree." Wasmann considers that ants arc neither miniature human beings nor mere reflex automata, and most students...
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Ants, Bees, and Wasps: A Record of Observations on the Habits of the Social ...

Sir John Lubbock - Ants - 1913 - 436 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 &s in degree. CHAPTEB VIII. ON THE SENSES OF ANTS. The Sense of Vision. fa is, I think, generally assumed...
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