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Next day I started for Cambridge to see Henslow, and thence to London to see Fitz-Roy, and all was soon arranged. Afterwards on becoming very intimate with Fitz-Roy, I heard that I had run a very narrow risk of being rejected, on account of the shape of my nose!

The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 29. The autobiography of Charles Darwin 1809-1882, The Voyage of the Beagle From 27 December, 1831 TO 2 October, 1836.


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