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Missing Link (The)

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According to Darwin, the higher animals are developed from the lower ones. The lowest form of animal life is protoplasm, which develops into amœbæ (cell life), and thence, successively, into synamœʹbæ, gastrula, hydra, medusa, worms, hematega, ascidians, fish, amphibians, birds and reptiles, monotremata, marsupials, placental mammals, lemuridæ, monkeys [missing link], man.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Miscreant
Mise-money
Misers
Miserere
“Misfortune will never Leave Me till I Leave It,”
Mishna
Misnomers
Misprision
Miss, Mistress, Mrs
Miss is as Good as a Mile (A)
Missing Link (The)
Mississippi Bubble
Mistletoe
Mistletoe Bough
Mistress Roper
Mistress of the Night (The)
Mistress of the World
Mita
Mitaine
Mite
Mithra or Mithras