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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-8608

To Francis Galton   8 November [1872]1

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Summary

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

Does not know why crying children rub eyes with knuckles.

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

Summary

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

Does not know why crying children rub eyes with knuckles.

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

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8608
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Galton, Francis
Sent from
Down
Source of text
UCL Library Services, Special Collections (Galton 39 E)
Physical description
4pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8608,” accessed on 27 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8608

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