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Dr. Robert wanted the family to You might think that Charles Darwin, who would be seen as part of a wealthy social set, and hunt- later be praised as one of the great geniuses of his- ing was the main hobby of upper-class gentlemen tory, was an outstanding student. Yet the opposite who lived in the countryside. So he allowed Dar- is true. By his own admission, Charles was an awful win to go hunting with his uncles and other family student. He didn’t pay attention in class, he copied members at first, and later by himself.

It was at this time that Charles first experi- During the earlier attempts to leave port, Darwin enced a psychological problem that was to bother had felt a little seasick for the few hours they had him all his life: hypochondria, or the terrible fear been at sea. He knew what he was in for. Shortly a 36 before their final departure, he had written, “I look Here I first saw the glory of tropical vegetation. ” Even so, Tamarinds, bananas and palms were flourish- his stomach was not prepared for life on the open ing at my feet.

Regretfully that he couldn’t accept the offer. The You can imagine Charles’s reaction. It was a letter was mailed immediately. dream come true. He ran excitedly to his father, The next morning Charles felt miserable. His showed him the letters, and said he wanted to go spirit broken, he rode off to go partridge hunting the Beagle had to be dragged ashore so its damaged hull more than anything in the world. Dr. Robert read at the Wedgwood house, where his cousins and could be repaired. This drawing is based on a description the letters and scowled.

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