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Letter 7632

Darwin, C. R. to Turner, William

28 Mar [1871]

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    Discusses errors in Descent. Not surprised that WT is not committed to full acceptance of evolution of man.

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    At work on Expression. Asks about muscles that raise spines of hedgehog and tail coverts of peacock. Asks about influence of mind on capillaries with regard to blushing. Mentions views of James Paget on influence of the mind on nutrition of body parts.


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