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Darwin Correspondence Project

To Leonard Blomefield   13 March 1877

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Summary

CD doubts that he will be able to do much more that is new, but cannot bear idleness. Has great amount of material on variation under nature, but so much has been published since the appearance of the Origin that he doubts he has the power of mind to render the mass into a digested whole.

Summary

CD doubts that he will be able to do much more that is new, but cannot bear idleness. Has great amount of material on variation under nature, but so much has been published since the appearance of the Origin that he doubts he has the power of mind to render the mass into a digested whole.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10891
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Jenyns, Leonard
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution (L16163.017b)
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10891,” accessed on 7 December 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10891

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