Sends his thanks for a kind letter; he has copied out the last sentence of the Origin.
[Sends his thanks for a kind letter; he has copied out the last sentence of the Origin.]
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
There is grandeur in this view of Life, with its several powers having been originally breathed by the Creator into a few forms or into one; & that whilst this planet has gone cycling on according to the fixed law of gravity, from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful & most wonderful have been, and are being evolved.—
- f1 13874.f1See letter from Hermann Kindt, 16 September 1864.
- f2 13874.f2See Origin 2d ed., p. 490.