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" In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation, where I had ample means of investigation, there was a large and extremely barren heath, which had never been touched by the hand of man; but several hundred acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed... "
Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action - Page 288
by George Perkins Marsh - 1864 - 560 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18

American literature - 1866
...Darwin has the following passage touching the action of vegetable and animal life upon each other. "In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation where...acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twentyfive years previously, and planted with Scotch fir. The change in the native vegetation of the...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...the same country. I will give only a single instance, which, though a simple one, has interested me. In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation where...acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twenty-five years previously and planted with Scotch fir. The change in the native vegetation of the...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1864 - 440 pages
...the same country. I will give only a single instance, which, though a simple one, has interested me. In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation where...man ; but several hundred acres of exactly the same natureTiad beea- enclosed~ twenty -five years previously and planted witlu Scotch .fix.. The change...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Electronic books - 1866 - 593 pages
...the same country. I will give only a single instance, which, though a simple one, has interested me. In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation, where...acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twenty-five years previously and planted with Scotch fir. The change in the native vegetation of the...
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The Earth as Modified by Human Action, Part 12

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1874 - 656 pages
...lying for generations in a state of suspended animation. Darwin says : " On the estate of a relation there was a large and extremely barren heath, which...acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twenty-five years previously and planted with Scotch fir. The change in the native vegetation lif the...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...I will give only a single instance, which, though a simple one, interested me. In Staffordshire, OD the estate of a relation, where I had ample means...been touched by the hand of man ; but several hundred •ens of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twenty-five years previously and planted with Scoteh...
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Life, Its True Genesis

Horatius Flaccus - Biology - 1880 - 298 pages
...much in another, as the reader will see. He says : " In Staffordshire, on an estate of a relative, where I had ample means of investigation, there was...acres of exactly the same nature had been enclosed twenty-five years before, and planted with scotch fir. The change in the native vegetation of the planted...
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Plant-life: Popular Papers on the Phenomena of Botany

Edward Step - Botany - 1881 - 216 pages
...exclude the cattle from it induces great change : here is an instance narrated by Mr. Darwin : — " In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation, where...acres, of exactly the same nature, had been enclosed twenty-five years previously, and planted with Scotch Fir. The change in the native vegetation of the...
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Plant-life: Popular Papers on the Phenomena of Botany

Edward Step - Botany - 1881 - 216 pages
...exclude the cattle from it induces great change : here is an instance oo narrated by Mr. Darwin : — " In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation, where...acres, of exactly the same nature, had been enclosed twenty-five years previously, and planted with Scotch Fir. The change in the native vegetation of the...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1882 - 458 pages
...in the same country. I will give only a single instance, which, though a simple one, interested me. In Staffordshire, on the estate of a relation, where...there was a large and extremely barren heath, which bad never been touched by the hand of man; but several hundred acres of exactly the same nature had...
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