Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 20 Apr 1864 : 208r
'Hooker, J. D.'
Again refuses to help Scott as 'unfitted' to make his way in the world. Scott is unwilling to take his part in the 'struggle for life', unlike Tyndall, Faraday, Huxley, and Lindley, who established themselves. Scott's work is not science, but 'scientific horticulture'.