Bateson, in his Materials for the Study of Variation, gives other examples of this kind of variation.
Poor young Bateson had a sorry time of it for the next week.
It'll be a sad day for you, Mrs. Bateson, when swine fever comes into the district.
He let young Bateson alone, and kept to himself his feud with the master.
One of the simplest cases is that of the heredity of color in the Andalusian fowl which has been so clearly described by Bateson.
Nothing, said Dr. Bateson, could be more solemn and emphatic.
Then Mrs. Bateson inquired: "And what is it made of, deary?"
Mrs. Bateson has killed her pig, and there will be pork-pies for tea.
Moreover, Bateson is probably religious rather from the force of convention than of conviction.
Bateson often says to me, 'Kezia,' he says, 'call no man honest till his will's read.'
Bateson Bate·son (bāt'sən), William. 1861-1926.
British biologist who was one of the founders of the science of genetics. He experimentally proved Gregor Mendel's theories on heredity and published the first English translation of Mendel's work in 1900.