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" I would far rather burn my whole book, than that he or any other man should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. "
Littell's Living Age - Page 360
1888
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 588 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? I would far rather burn my whole book,...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hands? ... If I could honourably publish, I...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887 - 586 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine? I would far rather burn my whole book,...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hands? ... If I could honourably publish, I...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Autobiography - 1887 - 570 pages
...publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? (j! would far rather burn my whole book, than that he...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit] Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hd-nds ? ... If I could honourably publish,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 166

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1888 - 572 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? I would far rather burn my whole book,...communicated to the Linnean Society of London on the 1st of July, 1858 — within a fortnight of Mr. Darwin's receipt of Mr. Wallace's letter. The reply...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler - 1888 - 1034 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? I would far rather burn my whole book,...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hands? ... If I could honourably publish, I...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 143

England - 1888 - 962 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? I would far rather burn my whole book than that he or any other man should think I had behaved in a paltry spirit." " My good dear friend, forgive me," he says at the end ; "this is...
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Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter and in a ...

Charles Darwin - Autobiography - 1892 - 372 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? I would far rather burn my whole book,...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hands ? .... If I could honourably publish,...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1894 - 392 pages
...labour, is at stake, and there is not a feeling in the man but honour, an English gentleman's honour : " I would far rather burn my whole book, than that he...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit." And here, it is but just to add, the question is not only of one English gentleman, but two. Mr. Wallace,...
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Charles Darwin's Works: The life and letters of Charles Darwin... ed. by his ...

Charles Darwin - Science - 1896 - 580 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine ? I would far rather burn my whole book,...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hands ? ... If I could honourably publish,...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1897 - 598 pages
...not intended to publish any sketch, can I do so honourably, because Wallace has sent me an outline of his doctrine? I would far rather burn my whole book,...should think that I had behaved in a paltry spirit. Do you not think his having sent me this sketch ties my hands? ... If I could honourably publish, I...
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