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Seite 267 - In no sense, then, can the Neanderthal bones be regarded as the remains of a human being intermediate between men and apes. At most, they demonstrate the existence of a man whose skull may be said to revert somewhat towards the pithecoid type.
Seite 267 - whether we regard its vertical depression, the enormous thickness of its supraciliary ridges, its sloping occiput, or its long and straight squamosal suture, we meet with ape-like characters, stamping it as the most pithecoid of human crania yet discovered.
Seite 71 - whenever a new and startling fact is brought to light in science, people first say, ' it is not true,' then that ' it is contrary to religion,' and lastly ' that everybody knew it before.
Seite 254 - It is in fact a fair average human skull, which might have belonged to a philosopher, or might have contained the thoughtless brains of a savage.
Seite 267 - Dryopithecus it is a little less. But we must be permitted to point out that if the man of the later Quaternary age is the stock whence existing races have sprung, he has travelled a very long way.
Seite 267 - Between the man of Spy and an existing anthropoid ape there lies an abyss." "The distance which separates the man of Spy from the modern anthropoid ape is undoubtedly enormous ; between the man of Spy and
Seite 70 - the thanks of the Association were unanimously voted to the officers and members of Council retiring from office, to the auditors, and to the scrutineers. The President then delivered his annual address, entitled
Seite 251 - the thanks of the Association were unanimously voted to the officers and members of Council retiring from office, to the auditors, and to the scrutineers. The President then delivered the annual address, entitled,
Seite 438 - Till some fierce tide, with more imperious sway, Sweeps the low hut, and all it holds, away.