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" ... principle. And thus they can show that throughout all organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences : an influence which, though slow in its action, does, in time, if the circumstances... "
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Essays: Scientific, Political and Speculative, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Science - 1858
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences : an influence which, though...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes — an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under the great...
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Essays--scientific, political and speculative

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1858 - 435 pages
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences: an influence which, though slow...time, if the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes—an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under...
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Illustrations of Universal Progress: A Series of Discussions

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1864 - 446 pages
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences : an influence which, though...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes — an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under the great...
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The Principles of Biology, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Biology - 1864
...is going on a modifying process of the kind alleged as the source of specific differences: a process which, though slow in its action, does, in time, if the circumstances demand it, produce conspicuous changes—a process which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and...
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The Principles of Biology, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Biology - 1864
...going on a modifying process of the kind alleged as the source of specific differences : a process which, though slow in its action, does, in time, if the circumstances demand it, produce conspicuous changes — a process which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years,...
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Essays: scientific, political, and speculative, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1868
...at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific dift'erences : an influence which, though slow in its action, does,...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes — an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under the great...
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Evolution, old and new; or, The theories of Buffon, dr. Erasmus Darwin, and ...

Samuel Butler - 1879 - 384 pages
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences, an influence which, though slow...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes; an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under the great...
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Charles Darwin

Grant Allen - Naturalists - 1885 - 206 pages
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences, an influence which, though slow...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes ; an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under the great...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 12

William Thomas Stead - World politics - 1895
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of tlii kind they assign as the canse of these specific differences, an influence, which, though...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes ; an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the mill ions of years, and under the great...
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Essays, Scientific, Political, and Speculative, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - Philosophy - 1891
...organic nature there is at work a modifying influence of the kind they assign as the cause of these specific differences : an influence which, though...the circumstances demand it, produce marked changes — an influence which, to all appearance, would produce in the millions of years, and under the great...
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