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Darwin's in letters, 1873: Animal or vegetable?

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Having laboured for nearly five years on human evolution, sexual selection, and the expression of emotions, Darwin was able to devote 1873 almost exclusively to his beloved plants. He resumed work on the digestive powers of sundews and Venus fly traps, and…

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  • … observe, which I ought to have observed” ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 12 January [1873] ).  Drosera …
  • … wicked will on it—root leaf & branch!” ( letter from J. D. Hooker, 12 January 1873 ). …
  • … friend— but he is a deal too sharp” ( letter from J. D. Hooker, [7 April 1873] ). A group …
  • … forced him to take periodic breaks from work ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 21 February [1873] ). They …
  • … facts which I have to compare & judge of” ( letter to J. D. Hooker, 20 December [1873] ). Keen …
  • … “When I have an attack”, George complained, “I’m to starve sweat & purge it away” ( letter from …
  • … intellect; but man can do his duty” ( letter to N. D. Doedes, 2 April 1873 ). Darwin’s …
  • … in exact accordance with natural selection” ( letter from M. D. Conway, 10 September [1873] ). …
  • … of Natural Filosofy” ( letter from J. C. Costerus and N. D. Doedes, 18 March 1873 ). Darwin …
  • … before us, is  your  letter” ( letter from N. D. Doedes, 27 March 1873 ). …