To William Bowman 19 April 1
Down, | Beckenham, Kent.
My dear Bowman
I send by Railway today the book which you lent me.—2 I could not help looking through many parts; & my wonder is that any us have eyes in our heads, seeing what a frightful number of horrid diseases the eye is liable to.
Many thanks | Yours very sincerely | Ch. Darwin
Returns borrowed book. Is surprised that any of us have eyes "seeing what a frightful number of horrid diseases the eye is liable to".
Please cite as
Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8292,” accessed on 22 February 2017, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8292