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  • To a certain extent these works embody the more important discoveries of their author.
  • The Code did not merely embody contemporary custom or conserve ancient law.
  • The cosmological argument points to nature-pantheism, with the religions - especially those of India - which embody that attitude of mind.
  • It may be supposed that these crude fancies embody a dim recognition of the physical forces and objects personified under the forms of deities, and a rude attempt to account for their genesis as a natural process.
  • Writings of Spencer embody the spirit of Descartes in the knowledge of our own day, and may be regarded as the Principes de la philosophic of the 19th century; while, whatever hesitation may not unfrequently be felt by less daring minds in following Haeckel in many of his speculations, his attempt to systematize the doctrine of evolution and to exhibit its influence as the central thought of modern biology, cannot fail to have a far-reaching influence on the progress of science.

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