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From William Main   26 November 1872

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Has read a review of Expression and finds CD’s explanation of "antithesis" [see Expression, p. 50] unsatisfactory. Proposes a theory of upward lines expressing energy and downward lines expressing the reverse.

Author:  William Main
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Nov 1872
Classmark:  DAR 171: 27
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8648

From William Main   2 April 1873

Summary

Having now read Expression, WM repeats his criticism of "antithesis". Explains his theory of up-and-down-tending lines.

Author:  William Main
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  2 Apr 1873
Classmark:  DAR 171: 28
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-8836
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