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Letter 13747

Darwin, C. R. to Wallich, G. C.

28 Mar 1882

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    GCW has correctly expressed CD's views when he says he intentionally left the question of the origin of life uncanvassed as being altogether ultra vires in the present state of our knowledge. Thinks he may somewhere have said that principle of continuity renders it possible that the principle of life will be shown to be a part of, or consequence of, some general law.

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