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" While animals," says the most eminent botanist of this country, " consume the oxygen of the air, and give back carbonic acid, which is injurious to their life, this carbonic acid is the principal element of the food of vegetables, is consumed and decomposed... "
Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology - Page 211
by Asa Gray - 1875 - 555 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1845
...vegetable kingdom in purifying the air we breathe. Hence, the perfect adaptation of the two great classes of living beings to each other ; each removing from...essential to the continued existence of the other. And yet, in one point of view, this reciprocity, as Sir Boyle Roche would say, is nearly all on one...
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The Botanical Text-book: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students

Asa Gray - Botany - 1845 - 509 pages
...oxygen. We have seen that vegetation accomplishes this very result. The needful compensation is therefore found in the vegetable kingdom. While animals consume...essential to the continued existence of the other.* 234. The relations of simple vegetation, under this aspect, to the mineral kingdom on the one hand...
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The Botanical Text-book: For Colleges, Schools, and Private Students

Asa Gray - Botany - 1845 - 509 pages
...oxygen. We have seen that vegetation accomplishes this very result. The needful compensation is therefore found in the vegetable kingdom. While animals consume...essential to the continued existence of the other.* * It is plain, however, that, while the animal kingdom is entirely dependent on the vegetable, as no...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1845
...vegetable kingdom in purifying the air we breathe. Hence, the perfect adaptation of the two great classes of living beings to each other ; each removing from...essential to the continued existence of the other. And yet, in one point of view, this reciprocity, as Sir Boyle Roche would say, is nearly all on one...
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Application of metaphysical and ethical science to the evidences of religion ...

Francis Bowen - Apologetics - 1849 - 465 pages
...primitive or elementary state. " While animals," says the most eminent botanist of this country, " consume the oxygen of the air, and give back carbonic...essential to the continued existence of the other." And further, " Animals consume what vegetables produce. They themselves produce nothing directly...
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Lowell Lectures, on the Application of Metaphysical and Ethical Science to ...

Francis Bowen - Apologetics - 1849 - 465 pages
...primitive or elementary state. " While animals," says the most eminent botanist of this country, " consume the oxygen of the air, and give back carbonic...essential to the continued existence of the other." And further, " Animals consume what vegetables produce. They themselves produce nothing directly...
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The principles of metaphysical and ethical science: applied to the evidences ...

Francis Bowen - Apologetics - 1855 - 487 pages
...or elementary state. " While animals," says the most eminent botanist of this country, Dr. A Gray, " consume the oxygen of the air, and give back carbonic...yielding to the atmosphere what is essential to the continual existence of the other." And further, " Animals consume what vegetables produce. They...
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Report of the Secretary, Volume 10

Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1871
...vegetables, is consumed and decomposed by them, and its oxygen returned for the use of animals. Here is seen the perfect adaptation of the two great kingdoms of...beings to each other; each removing from the atmosphere that which is noxious to the other, each yielding to the atmosphere what is essential to the continued...
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Public Health Papers and Reports, Volume 4

Public Health - 1880
...vegetal forces from inorganic nature. "Hence," according to Professor Gray, "the perfect adaptation of living beings to each other; each removing from...what is essential to the continued existence of the other."1 The necessity of a preponderance of vegetable over animal life to the health of the latter...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Board of ..., Volume 1871

Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1871
...vegetables, is consumed and decomposed by them, and its oxygen returned for the use of animals. Here is seen the perfect adaptation of the two great kingdoms of...beings to each other; each removing from the atmosphere that which is noxious to the other, each yielding to the atmosphere what is essential to the continued...
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