Most marine animals have a wide range; and we have seen that with plants it is those which have the widest range, that oftenest present varieties; so that with shells and other marine animals, it is probably those which have had the widest range, far exceeding the limits of the known
geological formations of Europe, which have oftenest given rise, first to local varieties and ultimately to new species; and this again would greatly lessen the chance of our being able to trace the stages of transition in any one geological formation.
Still there are even some tragedies in which there are only one or two well known
names, the rest being fictitious.
I was ambitious - have you known
The passion, father?
This George Milford was an obscure agitator about whom nothing is known
, save the one additional bit of information gained from the Manuscript, which mentions that he was shot in the Chicago Commune.
My father was very fond of Byron, and I must before this have known
that his poems were in our bookcase.
Doctors came to see her singly and in consultation, talked much in French, German, and Latin, blamed one another, and prescribed a great variety of medicines for all the diseases known
to them, but the simple idea never occurred to any of them that they could not know the disease Natasha was suffering from, as no disease suffered by a live man can be known
, for every living person has his own peculiarities and always has his own peculiar, personal, novel, complicated disease, unknown to medicine- not a disease of the lungs, liver, skin, heart, nerves, and so on mentioned in medical books, but a disease consisting of one of the innumerable combinations of the maladies of those organs.
The earliest known
traditions describe the stone as having been set in the forehead of the four-handed Indian god who typifies the Moon.
For all he might have known
, had he been capable of conjecturing, the only white-gods in existence had perished.
I told him I did not, and that as to what relations I had in the place, he might be sure I would make myself known
to none of them while I was in the circumstances of a prisoner, and that as to the rest, we left ourselves entirely to him to assist us, as he was pleased to promise us he would do.
This you surely know, even as the author of your book must have known
"Couldn't we say, `The kitten might have been glad if it had known
it was not going to be drowned'?"
Nothing that has life, either animal or vegetable as we know them, can exist without air, and it follows that nothing having life, according to our views of it, can exist in the moon:--or, if any thing having life do exist there, it must be under such modifications of all our known
facts, as to amount to something like other principles of being." "One side of that planet feels the genial warmth of the sun for a fortnight, while the other is for the same period without it," he continued.