Try TH Huxley, "Man's Place in Nature". I suspect the species name you actually require is "Eohippus", Greek for "Dawn Horse".
Can't help on the second, sorry. Paul > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > Simon Olling Rebsdorf > Sent: 13 April 2004 13:33 > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Mersenne: Huxley quote and Merton publication > > Dear all, > > This is my first Mersenne-request, and there are two of them: > > 1. If anyone of you happends to know about the origin of the > following quote > from Huxley (which of the prominent Huxleys is unknown), I > would be most > grateful if you would let me know (it is a translation from a > Danish quote > of Huxley): > > What compensation has Echippus (The Primeval horse) got from > her sufferings > coming from the fact that her predecessors, millions of years > later, win a > Derby race? > > 2. Do anyone know of a publication by someone named Merton > (evidently not > Robert K. Merton but probably an astronomer) in which > Gaussian methods were > modified for determinations of orbits? The publication is > dated 1925, but > sadly that's all I know. > > Best regards, and thank you in advance! > > Simon O. Rebsdorf, MSc, PhD Student, History of Science > Department, Aarhus, > Denmark. > www.ivh.au.dk. > > ______________________________________________________________ > ___________ > Unsubscribe & list info -- http://www.ndatech.com/mersenne/signup.htm > Mersenne Prime FAQ -- http://www.tasam.com/~lrwiman/FAQ-mers > _________________________________________________________________________ Unsubscribe & list info -- http://www.ndatech.com/mersenne/signup.htm Mersenne Prime FAQ -- http://www.tasam.com/~lrwiman/FAQ-mers