evolution


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There were three distinct stages in the evolution of Annette Brougham's attitude towards the knocking in the room above.
But it's well I never made that evolution of matrimony.
For countless ages the fruit of this tree underwent the gradual changes of evolution, passing by degrees from true plant life to a combination of plant and animal.
In the growth of the embryo, Sir Everard Home I think noticed that the evolution was not from one central point, but coactive from three or more points.
Then he determined to filch what few garments he could from one of the black men of Mbonga's village, for Tarzan of the Apes had decided to mark his evolution from the lower orders in every possible manner, and nothing seemed to him a more distinguishing badge of manhood than ornaments and clothing.
I should tell it to no one but yourself, prince, and I only name it now as a help to my soul's evolution.
A chef d'oeuvre of that kind of quiet evolution of character through circumstance, introduced into English literature by Miss Austen, and carried to perfection in France by George Sand (who is more to the point, because, like Mrs.
They may constitute the link between ape and man, all traces of which have been swallowed by the countless convulsions which have racked the outer crust, or they may be merely the result of evolution along slightly different lines--either is quite possible.
By a strange freak of evolution her kind had first developed the power of reason in that world of anomalies.
At his side hung a long, rawhide rope--a natural and more dependable evolution from the grass rope of his childhood.
I should say that they were a little higher in the scale of evolution than Ahm, possibly occupying a place of evolution between that of the Neanderthal man and what is known as the Grimaldi race.
I was therefore apart from my fellows in that my children would probably be as I, of a higher state of evolution, and so I was sought by the men of my people; but none of them appealed to me.