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Letter 8608

Darwin, C. R. to Galton, Francis

8 Nov [1872]

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    Rabbits' coats true in character. If the next ones are true, it is superfluous to keep trying.

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    Does not know why crying children rub eyes with knuckles.

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    Mentions FG's article on prayer ["Statistical inquiries into the efficacy of prayer", Fortn. Rev. n.s. 12 (1872): 125–35].


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