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" And assuredly, there is no mark of degradation about any part of its structure. It is, in fact, a fair average human skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher, or might have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage. "
Tropical Nature and Other Essays - Page 286
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1878 - 356 lehte
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The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, 15. köide

1878
...with the mammoth and other pleistocene mammalia, Prof. Huxley* says : " It is, in fact, a failaverage human, skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher, or might have contained the thoughtless brain of a savage."t The nature of the stone axes and arrow-heads, the flint-flakes, the bone awls,...
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English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are ..., 29. köide

1879
...that it was contemporary with some of the extinct mammalia. It is, as Professor Huxley remarks ' ' a fair average human skull, which might have belonged...have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage." At Neanderthal, between Diisseldorf and Elberfeld, another skull was obtained from a cave, which differs...
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Habit and Intelligence: a Series of Essays on the Laws of Life and Mind

Joseph John Murphy - 1879 - 583 lehte
...contemporary with the mammoth and the cave-bear,' is yet, according to Prof. Huxley, ' a fair average skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher,...have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage.' Of the cave-men of Les Eyzies, who were undoubtedly contemporary with the reindeer in the south of...
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Habit and intelligence in their connexion with the laws of matter and force

Joseph John Murphy - 1879
...contemporary with the mammoth and the cave-bear,' is yet, according to Prof. Huxley, ' a fair average skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher,...have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage.' Of the cave-men of Les Eyzies, who were undoubtedly contemporary with the reindeer in the south of...
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The Kansas City Review of Science and Industry, 3. köide

1880
..."approaches," in the language of Lyell, "near the highest, or Caucasian type." Huxley calls it a "fair average skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher,...have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage." Dana says " the cranium was high and short, and of good Caucasian type, though of medium capacity."...
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Is Darwin Right?: Or, The Origin of Man

William Denton - 1881 - 193 lehte
...ancient as the Neanderthal man, is so superior in its characteristics, that Professor Huxley says it is " a fair, average human skull, which might have belonged...have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage," — from which we may learn that the Engis skull does not much depart from the average type of living...
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The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, 3. köide

Stephen Denison Peet - 1881
...Simian ancestry, while the former presumably of equal antiquity in the much quoted words of Huxley, " might have belonged to a philosopher or might have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage." Along the banks of the Vezere Elver, a small stream in Southern France, for a distance of about ten...
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The American Antiquarian, 3. köide

1881
...Simian ancestry, while the former presumably of equal antiquity in the much quoted words of Huxley, " might have belonged to a philosopher or might have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage." Along the banks of the Vezere River, a small stream in Southern France, for a distance of about ten...
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Report of the Proceedings

Church congress - 1883
...probable contemporary of the mammoth and cave-bear had, to use Professor Huxley's words, " a fair average skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher....have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage." And this development was co-existent, apparently, with savage habits, as suggested by the strong ridges...
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Transactions of the Albany Institute, 10. köide

Albany Institute - 1883
...Prof. Huxley says, " there is no mark of degradation about any part of its structure. It is in fact a fair, average human skull, which might have belonged...philosopher or might have contained the thoughtless brain of a savage." Of this skull, again says Lubbock, " there seems no reason to doubt that it really...
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