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" Coral is never, therefore, the handiwork of the manyarmed polyps; for it is no more a result of labor than bone-making in ourselves. And again, it is not a collection of cells into which the coral animals may withdraw for concealment any more than the... "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 18
by James Dwight Dana - 1872 - 398 pages
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The American Journal of Science, Volume 62

Science - 1851
...an agglutination of grains made by the handywork of the manyarmed polyps: for it is no more an act of labor than bone-making in ourselves. And again,...is its house or cell : for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1852
...an agglutination of grains made by the handiwork of the manyarmed polyps ; for it is no more an act of labor than bone-making in ourselves. And, again,...is its house or cell ; for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1852
...an agglutination of grains made by the handiwork of the manyarmed polyps ; for it is no more an act of labor than bone-making in ourselves. And, again,...is its house or cell ; for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting...
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The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Industrial arts - 1852
...an agglutination of grains made by the handiwork of the manyarmed polyps ; for it is no more an act of labor than bone-making in ourselves. And, again,...is its house or cell ; for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 52

Science - 1852
...agglutination of grains made by the handiwork of the many armed polyps ; for it is no more an act of labour than bone-making in ourselves. And, again, it is not...is its house or cell ; for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp where it was formed by the secreting...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 52

Science - 1852
...agglutination of grains made by the handiwork of the many armed polyps ; for it is no more an act of labour than bone-making in ourselves. And, again, it is not...is its house or cell ; for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp where it was formed by the secreting...
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ON CORAL REEFS AND ISLANDS

JAMES D. DANA - 1853
...an agglutination of grains made by the handy work of the manyarmed polyps : for it is no more an act of labor than bone-making in ourselves. And again,...is its house or cell : for every part of the coral of a polyp in most reef-making species is enclosed within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting...
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Toilers in the Sea

Mordecai Cubitt Cooke - Aquatic habitats - 1889 - 373 pages
...is never, therefore, the handiwork of the many-armed polyps ; for it is no more the result of labour than bonemaking in ourselves. And again, it is not...is its house or cell; for every part of the coral of a polyp, in most reef-making species, is enclosed within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting...
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The Life of James Dwight Dana: Scientific Explorer, Mineralogist, Geologist ...

Daniel Coit Gilman - United States Exploring Expedition - 1899 - 409 pages
...bee, orthe hillock of a colony of ants. " Science, while it penetrates deeply the system of > z 8 i things about us, sees everywhere, in the dim limits...polyp, where it was formed by the secreting process." In 1853 Dana wrote the following letter to Norton's Literary Gazette: LIFE OF JAMES DWIGHT DANA FROM...
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Corals and coral islands

James D. Dana - 1899
...different organs according to their end or function, it is all one process, both in its nature arid cause, whether in the Animalcule or Man. It belongs...a polyp, in most reef-making species, is enclosed more or less completely within the polyp, where it was formed by the secreting process. It is not,...
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