Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin to J. D. Hooker   3 November [1864]

Darwin, Charles Robert

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Asks JDH to verify an observation on <i>Dicentra</i> – what CD thought was a branch in the young plant now looks like a gigantic leaf in the old.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Concurs on Spencer’s clever emptiness.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Ramsay exaggerates role of ice. Sorry to hear that Tyndall grows dogmatic.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Admits difficulty of making case for Wallace’s Royal Medal at this time.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Will soon finish the first draft of <i>Variation</i>.</p>

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