It is by themselves changing that substances admit
"Yes, I admit
it," said Levin without thinking, and he was conscious immediately that he had said what he did not think.
that a multitude of forms, which till lately they themselves thought were special creations, and which are still thus looked at by the majority of naturalists, and which consequently have every external characteristic feature of true species,--they admit
that these have been produced by variation, but they refuse to extend the same view to other and very slightly different forms.
If we do NOT know them all--if Nature has still secrets in the deeps for us, nothing is more conformable to reason than to admit
the existence of fishes, or cetaceans of other kinds, or even of new species, of an organisation formed to inhabit the strata inaccessible to soundings, and which an accident of some sort has brought at long intervals to the upper level of the ocean.
Had he not told her, yes, told her to make a list, and not to admit
anyone who was not on that list?
If it be said they might sometimes gratify him by an acquiescence in a favorite choice, when public motives might dictate a different conduct, I answer, that the instances in which the President could be personally interested in the result, would be too few to admit
of his being materially affected by the compliances of the Senate.
"Yes, Captain, but they did not admit
that he was dead and as for his clothes and accouterments being in their possession--why more civilized peoples than these poor savage negroes strip their prisoners of every article of value whether they intend killing them or not.