RECORD: Anon. 1882. [Review of Earthworms]. "Darwin…choosing the things of God". The Leavenworth Press (Kansas), vol. 8, no. 240 (28 January): 2.

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Christine Chua and edited by John van Wyhe. 7.2021. RN1

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Mr. Darwin's last book on "The formation of vegetable mould through the action of worms," is a fine vindication of the religiousness both of science and scientists. Quietly and patiently Mr. Darwin holds on his way, choosing the lowly things of God to teach men an unerring lesson.

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