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W. MacGillivray] The natural history of Dee Side and Braemar. London: For private Circulation. Lankester, E. (1860). Half-hours with microscope. Being a popular guide to the use of the microscope as a means of amusement and instruction. London: Allen. Lankester, E. (1865). ) [W. B. Carpenter], Vegetable physiology and systematic botany. London: Bell and Daldy. Lankester, E. (1872). Practical physiology: Being a school manual of health for the use of classes and general reading. London: Hardwicke.

Darwin convinced everyone that the basic idea of transmutation should be accepted, but natural selection was generally regarded as an inadequate theory. Most of his contemporaries preferred to believe that evolution must be directed toward a predetermined goal. The claim that selection is based on ‘chance’ reflects this fundamental objection. The preferred theories of the later nineteenth century were Lamarckian or orthogenetic, reflecting the adaptive and non-adaptive wings of a more general viewpoint in which the development of the embryo was seen as a model for evolution.

The domesticated rabbit becomes tame from close confinement; the dog, intelligent from associating with man; the retriever 6 This is shown clearly in his correspondence with colleagues, for example Hooker, Huxley, Lyell, and Wallace, between 1865 and 1872. 7 Many of Darwin’s crossing experiments in plants and animals were devoted to the demonstration of ‘‘reversion’’, for example those in fowls: ‘‘I was thus led to make the experiments, recorded in the seventh chapter, on fowls. I selected long-established pure breeds, in which there was not a trace of red, yet in several of the mongrels feathers of this colour appeared; and one magnificent bird, the offspring of a black Spanish cock and white Silk hen, was coloured almost exactly like the wild Gallus bankiva.

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