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" ... one general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die. "
The Popular Science Monthly - Page 601
1885
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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of ...

Charles Darwin - 1882 - 492 pages
...young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, — ants making slaves, — the larvse of ichueumonidae feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, — not as specially endowed or created iustincls, but as small consequences of one general law leading to the advancement of all organic beings,...
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Animal intelligence (treatise).

George John Romanes - 1882 - 550 pages
...Melothrus Canariensis that he quotes my words, and asks, ' Must we consider these habits not as especially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law, namely transition 1 ' 1 Such are all the facts and considerations which I have to present with reference...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 16

1884 - 1142 pages
...instincts as the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, ants making slaves, the larvae of ichneumonidee feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, not...or created instincts, but as small consequences of CDS general law leading- to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the...
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Life of Charles Darwin, Volume 1

George Thomas Bettany, John Parker Anderson - 1887 - 232 pages
...instincts as the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, ants making slaves, the larvse of ichneumonidse feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, not...vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die." And here Darwin strikes one of his truest and most helpful notes. It is far more satisfactory to contemplate...
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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of ...

Charles Darwin - 1930 - 584 pages
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Final Causes: A Refutation

Wathen Mark Wilks Call - 1891 - 316 pages
...of " the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, ants making slaves, the larvae of ichneumonidae feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars," not...vary ; let the strongest live and the weakest die." 1 The Origin of Species, pp. 22S-234. I CHAPTER X. SPECIAL ADAPTATION IN PROVISIONS OF INANIMATE NATURE—...
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Charles Darwin's Works: The origin of species by means of natural selection ...

Charles Darwin - 1896 - 408 pages
...Molothrus bonariensis that he quotes my words, and asks, " Must we consider these habits, not as especially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law, namely, transition ? " Various birds, as has already been remarked, occasionally lay their eggs in...
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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - 1896 - 406 pages
...Molothrus bonariensis that he quotes my words, and asks, " Must we consider these habits, not as especially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law, namely, transition ? " Various birds, as has already been remarked, occasionally lay their eggs in...
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The Arena, Volume 27

1902 - 708 pages
...instincts as the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, ants making slaves, the larvae of ichneumonidae feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, not...vary; let the strongest live and the weakest die." Or, again, the closing words of the chapter on the "Struggle for Existence" : "When we reflect on this...
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Conscíence

George Winston Reid - 1905 - 202 pages
...among the mighty quadrupeds which then covered the earth, to contest the supremacy." * There has been " one general law leading to the advancement of all...vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die. . . . By the theory of natural selection all living species have been connected with the parentspecies...
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