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" I think naturally conclude, that life does hot depend on organization. Mr. Hunter, who so patiently and accurately examined the different links of this great chain, which seems to connect even man with the common matter of the universe, was of this opinion.... "
An Enquiry Into the Probability and Rationality of Mr. Hunter's Theory of ... - Page 16
by John Abernethy - 1814 - 95 pages
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 38, Part 2

1814
...become lost in astonishment that sucli important ends can be effected by apparently such simple means. In surveying the great chain of living beings, we...we may, I think, naturally conclude, that life does not depend on organization. Mr. Hunter, who so patiently and accurately examined the different links...
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The Medical and Physical Journal: Containing the Earliest ..., Volume 32

1815
...paragraph, which we transcribe, because it contains more about Mr. Hunter than any f ther passage. " In surveying the great chain of living beings, we...each ; a circumstance from which we may, I think, nafurally conclnde, that life does not depend on organization. Mr. Hunter Hunter, who o patiently...
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Physiological Lectures: Addressed to the College of Surgeons

John Abernethy - 1821 - 612 pages
...and treatment of disorder and disease. As it does not seem material which subject I consider first, I shall begin with the fibres, the only visible means...living beings, we find life connected with a vast O 7 variety of organization, yet exercising the same functions in each ; a circumstance from which...
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Early Years and Late Reflections, Volume 2

Clement Carlyon - 1858
...nearer access gain, Than they who cure a fellow-creature's pain. "In surveying the great chain ofliving beings, we find life connected with a vast variety...functions in each; a circumstance from which we may naturally conclude that life does not depend on organization. Mr. Hunter, who so patiently and accurately...
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A Philosophical Treatise on the Nature and Constitution of Man, Volume 1

George Harris - 1876
...of, but merely that it is dependent on, organization. Mr. Abemethy, on the other hand, remarks that " we find life connected with a vast variety of organization,...we may, I think, naturally conclude that life does not depend on organization." Inquiry into Hunter's Theory of Life, p. 16. Hunter's opinion on this...
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Poetry Realized in Nature: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Early Nineteenth ...

Trevor H. Levere, Trevor Harvey Levere - 2002 - 288 pages
...facts. A satisfactory theory should offer a rational causal explanation. He asserted that because in the "great chain of living beings, we find life connected...organization, yet exercising the same functions in each," life could not depend on organization. Then came an examination of Hunter's theory, predicated upon...
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The Double Face of Janus and Other Essays in the History of Medicine

Owsei Temkin - 2006 - 560 pages
...accompanied by any obvious structural changes. Second, in "the great chain of living beings" life was found connected with "a vast variety of organization yet exercising the same functions in each."98 Moreover, a long tradition, upheld by John Hunter, had it that life was inherent in blood,...
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