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Thomas  Henry  Huxley  (1825  - 1895)  was  an  English  biologist  (comparative 

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anatomist).  He  was  the  most  effective  supporter  of  Darwin's  Theory  of  Evolution 

and  had  a strong  interest  in  scientific  education  - in  schools,  universities,  and  for 

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the  general  public.  He  has  been  described  as  the  premier  advocate  of  science  in 

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the  19th  century  [for]  the  whole  English-speaking  world.  This  volume  consists  of 

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popular  lectures  he  gave  on  biology  and  geology  and  addresses  he  delivered  on 

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the  same  subjects  to  scientific  bodies. 

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Read  for  LibnVox.org  by  Barbara  Baker 

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Cover  image:  Thomas  H.  Huxley,  photogravure  of  an  1883  painting  by  John  Collier  (1850  - 1934). 

Cover  designed  by  Availle.  This  design  is  in  the  public  domain.