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" Several writers have misapprehended or objected to the term Natural Selection, Some have even imagined that natural selection induces variability, whereas it' implies only the. preservation of such variations as arise and are beneficial to the being under... "
The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin - 19?? - 238 pages
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 33

Religion - 1876
...dangerous to theism. In appreciation of its being extremely indeterminate as a cause, Darwin remarks : 8 " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to the term ' natural selection.' Some hare even imagined that natural selection induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation...
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Faith and Thought, Volume 2

Religion and science - 1867
...struggle for existence " was a theory to account for variations. Let me read what Darwin says himself: " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...implies only the preservation of such variations as occur and are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life." (P. 91.) How can it be said,...
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The Intellectual Observer, Volume 12

Science - 1868
...this blunder, and probably would not have written his book. At the place cited, Darwin says : " Several writers have misapprehended, or objected to...implies only the preservation of such variations as occur and are beneficial to the being under its condition of life." In page 115 the " Graduate" exclaims...
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The American Naturalist

Natural history - 1909
...misapprehended or objected to the term natural selection. Some have even imagined that natural selection even induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation...are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life.3' Nevertheless, almost side by side with this explanation we find in the last edition of "the...
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The American Naturalist

Natural history - 1909
...in the third edition of "the Origin" he attempted to clear up this point by means of this statement: Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...selection. Some have even imagined that natural selection even induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation of such variations as arise and...
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Intellectual Observer; Review of Natural History, Microscopic ..., Volume 12

Nature - 1868
...this blunder, and probably would not have written his book. At the place cited, Darwin says : " Several writers have misapprehended, or objected to the term natural selection. Some havo even imagined that natural selection induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation...
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Nature, Volume 36

Sir Norman Lockyer - Electronic journals - 1887
...precise words repeated in several places (see pages 71, 91, 123, &c.). At page 91 he says : " Some writers have misapprehended or objected to the term natural selection. Some have imagined that natural selection induces variability ; whereas it implies only the preservation of such...
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The Philosophy of Evolution

Benjamin Thompson Lowne - Evolution - 1873 - 159 pages
...expounder, DARWIN'S LAW. CHAPTER V. NATURAL SELECTION (DARWIN'S LAW). NATURAL SELECTION " signifies the preservation of such variations* as arise and...are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life"f. Mr. Darwin shows that variation exists in nature : every animal and plant undoubtedly presents...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 33

Religion - 1876
...dangerous to theism. In appreciation of its being extremely indeterminate as a cause, Darwin remarks : 8 " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life The variability which we almost universally meet with in our domestic productions is not directly produced,...
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Evolution, Old and New: Or, the Theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin, and ...

Samuel Butler - Evolution - 1879 - 384 pages
...conditions," or more briefly, " sense of need." " Whereas," continues Mr. Darwin, " it " (natural selection) " implies only the preservation of such variations as...speaking of the potent effects of man's selection." Of course not ; for there is an actual creature man, who actually does select with a set purpose in...
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