I shall have it nearly all reprinted in "Silliman's Journal" as a nut for Agassiz to crack.
This was in the summer of 1873, and Agassiz died the December following.
I could never explain the case in time to get the eggs to Agassiz.
But it is when Lulla has undertaken to investigate a tin of sweets that she most suggests Agassiz.
Agassiz at once confirmed my suspicion that the ichthyolites of the Old Red Sandstone were intermediate.
This same view has since been maintained by Agassiz and others.
Only old age does that; and old age would never have got those turtle eggs to Agassiz.
Agassiz is said by Vogt to have seen segmentation in the Perch as early as 1831.
Of course it would have been easy to recall Agassiz, or to hold another meeting for the purpose.
Agassiz was one of the most remarkable teachers of science that ever lived.