But this small village, germ of something more, why did it fail while Concord keeps its ground?
No doubt can be entertained that the greater part of the inner layer corresponds to the mesoderm of more ordinary embryos, for the coelomic pouches, the germ-cells, the musculature and the vascular system all arise from it.
An exceedingly early differentiation of the primitive germ-cells occurs in certain Diptera.
Here we have the germ of orders in the technical sense.
In the relation between Zoroaster and Vishtaspa already lies the germ of the state church which afterwards became completely subservient to the interests of the dynasty and sought its protection from it.