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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-8654

To William Main   29 November [1872]1

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Summary

Thanks WM for his letter. CD does not think WM’s principle of [up-tending and down-tending] lines explains the cases of expression of emotions referred to, and, even if it did, the problem would remain as to why the lines should express what WM believes they do.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8654
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Main, William
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Wellcome Library (MS.7781/10)
Physical description
1p †

Summary

Thanks WM for his letter. CD does not think WM’s principle of [up-tending and down-tending] lines explains the cases of expression of emotions referred to, and, even if it did, the problem would remain as to why the lines should express what WM believes they do.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8654,” accessed on 27 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8654

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