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Letter 7319

Darwin, C. R. to Tyndall, John

8 Sept 1870

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    CD finds JT's discourse "grand and most interesting" [On the scientific use of the imagination (1870)]. Flattered by what JT says about him.

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    He is "a rash man to say a good word for Pangenesis for it has hardly a friend among naturalists".

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    CD is much struck with what JT says about "pondering" and delighted by his "as if" argument.

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