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Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition, Chapter 11: 1842-1843: Aet. 35-36. (search)
is touch they are all akin, all coordinate parts of a whole which he strives to understand in its entirety. A few extracts from his correspondence will show him in his different lines of research at this time. The following letter is from Edward Forbes, one of the earliest explorers of the deep-sea fauna. Agassiz had asked him for some help in his work upon echinoderms. Edward Forbes to Louis Agassiz. 21 Lothian St., Edinburgh, February 13, 1841. . . . A letter from you was to me onEdward Forbes to Louis Agassiz. 21 Lothian St., Edinburgh, February 13, 1841. . . . A letter from you was to me one of the greatest of pleasures, and with great delight (though, I fear, imperfectly) I have executed the commission you gave me. It should have been done much sooner had not the storms been so bad in the sea near this that, until three days ago, I was not able to procure a living sea-urchin from which to make the drawings required. . . . You have made all the geologists glacier-mad here, and they are turning Great Britain into an ice-house. Some amusing and very absurd attempts at opposition
181, 215, 220, 223, 224, 226, 236, 238, 246, 269, 347, 348, 360, 362, 366; receives Wollaston prize, 235; Monthyon prize, 397; Prix Cuvier, 505. Fish-nest, 699. Fitchburg, lecture at, 782. Florida reefs, 480-485, 486, 487, 490, 651. Forbes, Edward, 337. Forbes, James D., 320, 323, 324. Fossil Alaskan flora, 660. Fossil Arctic flora, 657, 658,659. Frazer, 419. Fremont, J. C., 439. Fuchs, 44, 150, 644. Fuegian natives, 736. G. Galapagos islands, 759, 762. Galloupe, 247, 309, 342. L. Coulon to Agassiz, 199. Cuvier to Agassiz, 114. Charles Darwin to Agassiz, 469. A. de la Rive to Agassiz, 276. G. P. Deshayes to Agassiz, 684. Egerton to Agassiz, 375. R. W. Emerson to Agassiz, 620. Edward Forbes to Agassiz, 337. Oswald Heer to Agassiz, 659. Dr. Howe to Agassiz, 591, 612. A. von Humboldt to Agassiz, 187, 222, 253, 266, 312, 344, 381, 536, (extract) 400. H. W. Longfellow to Agassiz, 665. Sir Charles Lyell to Agassiz, 234