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DCP-LETT-13866A

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Summary

"When a man has laboured hard in science & has proved that he is capable of original research, he may [some]times indulge in speculation [&] the public will indulge him. But even in this case it is a common error to speculate too largely, for speculation is far easier than observation or experiments . . ."

Summary

"When a man has laboured hard in science & has proved that he is capable of original research, he may [some]times indulge in speculation [&] the public will indulge him. But even in this case it is a common error to speculate too largely, for speculation is far easier than observation or experiments . . ."

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13866A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Unidentified
Source of text
Sotheby’s (dealers) (28 March 1983)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13866A,” accessed on 25 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13866A

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