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" ... animal. So the horns of the stag are sharp to offend his adversary, but are branched for the purpose of parrying or receiving the thrusts of horns similar to his own, and have therefore been formed for the purpose of combating other stags for the... "
The Temple of Nature, Or, The Origin of Society: A Poem, with Philosophical ... - Página 85
por Erasmus Darwin - 1804 - 344 páginas
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life, Volumen1

Erasmus Darwin - 1800
...the purpofe of combating other flags for the exclufive pofleffion of the females; who are obferved, like the ladies in the times of chivalry, to attend the car of the vi&or. The birds, which do not carry food to their young, and do not therefore marry, are armed with...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ...

Erasmus Darwin - 1801
...the purpofe of combating other ftags for the exclufive pofleffion of the females ; who are obferved, like the ladies in the times of chivalry, to attend...and do not therefore marry, are armed . .:*.- with with fpurs for the purpofe of fighting for the exclufive poflefiion of the females, as cocks and quails....
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The temple of nature

Erasmus Darwin - 1806
...the purpofe of combat^ ing other ftags for the exclulive poffeffion of the females, who are obferved, like the ladies in the times of chivalry, to attend...young, and do not therefore marry, are armed with fpurs for the purpofe of fighting for the exclufive pofleffion of the females, as cocks and quails....
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Evolution, Old and New ; Or, The Theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, and ...

Samuel Butler - 1882 - 430 páginas
...anarp to offend his adversary, but are branched for the purpose of parrying or receiving the thrust of horns similar to his own, and have therefore been...attend the car of the victor. " The birds which do not cany food to their young, and do not therefore marry, are armed with, spurs for the purpose of fighting...
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Charles Darwin

Grant Allen - 1885 - 206 páginas
...his grandfather's ' Zoonomia.' Stags, the Lichfield physician tells us, are provided with antlers ' for the purpose of combating other stags for the exclusive...females, who are observed, like the ladies in the time of chivalry, to attend the car of the victor. The birds which do not carry food to their young,...
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Outlines of Evolutionary Biology

Arthur Dendy - 1912 - 454 páginas
...possession of the females ; and these have acquired weapons to combat each other for this purpose. . . . So the horns of the stag are sharp to offend his adversary,...chivalry, to attend the car of the victor." " The final cause of this contest amongst the males seems to be, that the strongest and most active animal...
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One Culture: Essays in Science and Literature

George Lewis Levine, Alan Rauch - 1987 - 359 páginas
...except to defend himself, as he is not naturally a carnivorous animal. So the horns of the stag are not sharp to offend his adversary, but are branched for...in the times of chivalry, to attend the car of the victor.13 Erasmus Darwin anticipated the modern discovery of mutations, noting in his discussion of...
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Primate Paradigms: Sex Roles and Social Bonds

Linda Marie Fedigan - 1992 - 386 páginas
...1972). Contrary to what has often been supposed, there is no general rule that female animals will be "observed like the ladies in the times of chivalry, to attend the car of the victor" (Erasmus Darwin, Zoonomia 1874, in King-Hele 1968). Nonetheless, the idea that winners in male-male...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ...

Erasmus Darwin - 1801
...the purpofe of combating other (lags for the exclufive poffeflion of the females ; who are obferved, like the ladies in the times of chivalry, to attend...young, and do not therefore marry, are armed with fpurs for the purpofe of fighting for the exclufive poffeffion of the . females, as cocks and quails....
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