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On the nature of limbs
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London, John Van Voorst, 1849
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lines 9—6 score
lines 9—8 underline "essentiality ... form"
lines 2—1 underline "Primal ... for"
from End Slip annotation 2.    The primal pattern of all the modifications of a part

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line 17 underline "special homology"

bottom-margin apparently unintentional mark

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from End Slip annotation 9. Man does not trammel himself in his inventions by any common type

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from End Slip annotation 13 Capital comparison of hand of Mole, Bat & Fin    ■

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from End Slip annotation 13 Capital comparison of hand of Mole, Bat & Fin    ■

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lines 7—8 underline "commonly"
line 10 crossing-out "4"
line 10 annotation 5
line 10 underline "is usually"
from End Slip annotation 35 Abortion of one toe variable in Ourang

line 22 underline "lepidosiren"
lines 9—23 annotation In all these cases th tibia & fibula, shows that thy are simple by abortion & it is rash to argue from, abut original simplicity of limb—
from End Slip annotation 45. Horses legs & Lepidosiren good contrast of simplicity frm abortion & original

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lines 13—25 annotation apparenly aboriginal simplicity.
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line 3 underline "rudiment"
from End Slip annotation 45 Only rudiment of Pelvis in Whales — 78 rudimental limbs in Boa

bottom-margin annotation The contrast between the 8 almost singly serial bones of Horses leg. (p 8) & appendage of Lepidosiren good instance of ‹real› rudimentary & primeval «or transitory» stage

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line 10 underline "return ... it"
lines 10—12 annotation !
lines 12—13 underline "development ... point"
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from End Slip annotation 86    Alludes in grandiloquent sentence to some law governig progression, guided by archetypal light — &c.—
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lines 14—11 annotation ?
lines 8—4 score
from End Slip annotation    103 on variability of coalesence of segmnts of Vertebrae.—
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