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" The self-regulating adaptive disposition of organised life, may, in part, be traced to the extreme fecundity of Nature, who, as before stated, has, in all the varieties of her offspring, a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what... "
The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Evolution, old and new - Page 280
by Samuel Butler - 1924
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On Naval Timber and Arboriculture: With Critical Notes on Authors who Have ...

Patrick Matthew - Arboriculture - 1831 - 391 pages
...in all the varieties of her offspring, a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies caused...power of occupancy than any other kind ; the weaker, less circumstance-suited, being prematurely destroyed. This principle is in -*>nstant action, it regulates...
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The Scottish Naturalist, Volume 1

Francis Buchanan White White - Natural history - 1872
...in all the varieties of her offspring, a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies caused...pre-occupied, it is only the hardier, more robust, better-suited-to-circumstance individuals, who are able to struggle forward to maturity ; these inhabiting...
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Evolution, Old & New: Or, The Theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin and ...

Samuel Butler - Evolution - 1879 - 384 pages
...circumstance, might in several generations even become distinct species, incapable of correproduction. "The self-regulating adaptive disposition of organized...occupancy than any other kind; the weaker and less circumstancesuited being prematurely destroyed. This principle is in constant action; it regulates...
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Nature, Volume 20

Sir Norman Lockyer - Science - 1879
...Lamarck, Darwin, and Mr. Butler himself. The following quotations illustrate Mr. Matthews' s views : — " As the field of existence is limited and preoccupied, it is only the hardier, more robust, better-suited-to-circumstance individuals who are able to struggle forward to maturity, these inhabiting...
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Charles Darwin

Grant Allen - Biologists - 1885 - 206 pages
...offspring a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up tho vacancies caused by senile decay. As the field of...preoccupied, it is only the hardier, more robust, better-suited-to-circumstance individuals, who are able to struggle forward to maturity, these inhabiting...
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Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley: With an Intermediate Chapter on ...

Edward Clodd - Evolution - 1897 - 274 pages
...existence is limited and pre-occupied, it is only the hardier, more robust, better-suited-tocircumstance individuals, who are able to struggle forward to maturity,...occupancy than any other kind; the weaker and less circumstance-suited being prematurely destroyed. This principle is in constant action; it regulates...
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Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley: With an Intermediate Chapter on ...

Edward Clodd - Evolution - 1897 - 250 pages
...has in all the varieties of her offspring a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies caused...preoccupied, it is only the hardier, more robust, bettersuited -to -circumstance individuals, who are able to struggle forward to maturity, these inhabiting...
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Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters, Volumes 7-8

Society of American Foresters - Forests and forestry - 1912
...prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies by senile decay. As the field of existence is limited...power of occupancy than any other kind, the weaker, less circumstance-suited being prematurely destroyed. This principle is in constant action; it regulates...
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Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters, Volume 8

Society of American Foresters - Forests and forestry - 1913
...prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies by senile decay. As the field of existence is limited...power of occupancy than any other kind, the weaker, less circumstance-suited being prematurely destroyed. This principle is in constant action ; it regulates...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Luck, or cunning?

Samuel Butler - 1924
...has in all the varieties of her offspring a prolific power much beyond (in many cases a thousandfold) what is necessary to fill up the vacancies caused...occupancy than any other kind; the weaker and less circumStance-suited being prematurely destroyed. This principle is in constant action; it regulates...
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