1 Lily smiled at her classification of her friends.
2 The classification of the constituents of a chaos, nothing less is here essayed.
3 Now the various species of whales need some sort of popular comprehensive classification, if only an easy outline one for the present, hereafter to be filled in all its departments by subsequent laborers.
4 But the trouble is, that this strange advantage does not fall under any classification and is not in place in any list.
5 They had left to us, as an easier task, to give new names and arrange in connected classifications the facts which they in a great degree had been the instruments of bringing to light.
6 What matters is, that this advantage is remarkable from the very fact that it breaks down all our classifications, and continually shatters every system constructed by lovers of mankind for the benefit of mankind.