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."There is something alive in a feather. The power of it is perhaps in its dream of sky, currents of air, and the silence of its creation. It knows the insides of clouds.."

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printed-ink: from a copy of The Origin of Species, annotated by Charles Darwin, who gave it as a present to a friend of his. (This book is currently in the Museum of History of Science in Oxford, UK)

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There is grandeur in this view of life .... from so simple a beginning endless forms most beautiful and most wonderful have been, and are being, evolved. Charles Darwin

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Charles Darwin spent years perfecting his book. In 1859 at the age of 50 Charles Darwin published the Origin of Species. The book caused an immediate uproar because Christians considered it immoral. found on:

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glamorous. fabulous. charming. fun. flirty. elegant. exciting. delicate. whimsical. wonderful. dramatic. cute. dreamy. alluring. magnificent. daring. enticing. enchanting. charming. sassy. sexy. sweet. artistic. creative. exquisite. stunning. daring....

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Things that inspire me, amaze me, fascinate me, intrigue me, and delight me. This is my virtual scrapbook to keep them all in. Everything related to books and literature can be found on my other blog, For the Love of...