At the beginning of 1828 Charles headed to Cambridge

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Unformatted text preview: At the beginning of 1828 Charles headed to Cambridge. He found a place to live on Sidney Street above a tobacconist's store. The summer of 1828 was spent in Barmouth, Wales, with classmates from Cambridge. Their goal was to study with private tutors for three months to allow Charles to focus on mathematics. But he soon found himself taking solitary walks and leading group expeditions out into the countryside and along the coast, showing his new friends at Cambridge all he know about insects and wildlife. Meanwhile, the math languished. He continued to correspond on the subject of beetles with his cousin William Darwin Fox, whom he visited towards the end of the summer. As usual, he also made stops at Woodhouse, Maer, and the Mount. His doubts about his willingness to commit himself to a religious life were increasing, but were not yet...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course ART 2313 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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