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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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Evolution, old and new; or, The theories of Buffon, dr. Erasmus Darwin, and ...

Samuel Butler - 1879 - 384 pages
...Darwin's answer to those who have objected to the expression, "natural selection." Mr. Darwin says:— " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...imagined that natural selection induces variability."* And small wonder if they have; but those who have fallen into this error are hardly worth considering....
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1880 - 512 pages
..."Only those variations which are in some way profitable will be preserved or naturally selected." " Several 'writers have misapprehended or objected to...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life." "This preservation of favorable individual differences and variations and the destruction of those...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1883 - 524 pages
...one direction such variations as "arise" by unknown laws, and tend to add to their usefulness: — " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...variability, whereas it implies only the preservation of tuck variations as arise and are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life." — " Unless/«wable...
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The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "Evolution of Sound" and "Evolution ...

Alexander Wilford Hall - Evolution - 1877 - 512 pages
...imagined that natural selection induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation of tuck variations as arise and are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life." — " Unless/azwable variations be inherited by some at least of the offspring, nothing can be effected...
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Studies in Science and Religion

George Frederick Wright - Bible and science - 1882 - 390 pages
...dangerous to theism. In appreciation of its being extremely indeterminate as a cause, Darwin remarks:2 "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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The Imperial Dictionary of the English Language: A Complete ..., Volume 4

John Ogilvie - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1883
...misapprehended or objected to the \ttmnatural seiettioH. Some have even imagined that natural *t Itction induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation...and are beneficial to the being under its conditions in life. Darwin. Selective (sS-lek'tiv), a. Selecting; tending to select. 'Selective providence of...
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The Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary, Volume 3

John Ogilvie - 1883
...misapprehended or objected tothcteriiind/Mrnt' ir-iV, .'i.'»f , Some have even imagined that natural it iectien induces variability, whereas it implies only the preservation of such variations as arise and are oenefioal to the being under its conditions in life, Darwin. Selective (s«5-lek'tiv)1 a. Selecting;...
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Darwinism Stated by Darwin Himself: Characteristic Passages from the ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1884 - 351 pages
...SEVBRAL writers have misapprehended or Species, objected to the term Natural Selection. Some !''<oc ''• have even imagined that natural selection induces...man's selection ; and in this case the individual difference given by nature, which man for some object selects, must of necessity first occur. Others...
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Microcosm, Volume 8

Alexander Wilford Hall - Religion and science - 1891
...in one direction such variations as "arise "by unknown laws, and tend to add to their usefulness : " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...it implies only the preservation of such variations at arise and are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life."— "Unless favorable variations...
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Scottish Metaphysics: Reconstructed in Accordance with the Principles of ...

E. Edmond - Metaphysics - 1887 - 244 pages
...difference and variation, but rejects variations that are of no service to the species ; it preserves such variations as arise and are beneficial to the being under its conditions of life ; it acts by the preservation and accumulation of small inherited modifications, each profitable to...
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