Characters: Charles Darwin, Erasmus Darwin, Thomas Huxley, Charles Lyell,
Important events: Voyage of the HMS Beagle,
Epigraph: "If I lived twenty more years and was able to work, how I should have to modify the 'Origin,' and how much the views on all points will have to be modified! Well it is a beginning, and that is something..." Charles Darwin to J.D. Hooker, 1869
First words: A German editor having written to me to ask for an account of the development of my mind and character with some sketch of my autobiography, I have thought that the attempt would amuse me, and might p
Quotations: What a good thing it would be if every scientific man was to die when sixty years old, as afterwards he would be sure to oppose all new doctrines.
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