We may then distinguish "vital" from mechanical movements by the fact that vital movements depend for their causation upon the special properties of the nervous system, while mechanical movements depend only upon the properties which animal bodies share with matter in general.
It is quite likely that, if we knew more about animal bodies, we could deduce all their movements from the laws of chemistry and physics.
"The herd goes in that direction because the animal in front leads it and the collective will of all the other animals is vested in that leader." This is what historians of the first class say- those who assume the unconditional transference of the people's will.
"If the animals leading the herd change, this happens because the collective will of all the animals is transferred from one leader to another, according to whether the animal is or is not leading them in the direction selected by the whole herd." Such is the reply historians who assume that the collective will of the people is delegated to rulers under conditions which they regard as known.
"You have no further doubt, captain, of the nature of the animal
He was quick in his classification, for he knew them at once for man- animal
Secondly, the Megalonyx, a great allied animal
. Thirdly, the Scelidotherium, also an allied animal
, of which I obtained a nearly perfect skeleton.
Zarathustra's voice also resounded in such a manner that his animals
came to him frightened, and out of all the neighbouring caves and lurking-places all the creatures slipped away--flying, fluttering, creeping or leaping, according to their variety of foot or wing.
Any change in the embryo or larva will almost certainly entail changes in the mature animal
. In monstrosities, the correlations between quite distinct parts are very curious; and many instances are given in Isidore Geoffroy St.
A man and an ox are both 'animal
', and these are univocally so named, inasmuch as not only the name, but also the definition, is the same in both cases: for if a man should state in what sense each is an animal
, the statement in the one case would be identical with that in the other.
First, let all humans inform themselves of the inevitable and eternal cruelty by the means of which only can animals
be compelled to perform before revenue-paying audiences.
His sister used to grumble about all these animals
and said they made the house untidy.