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" The action of climate seems at first sight to be quite independent of the struggle for existence ; but in so far as climate chiefly acts in reducing food, it brings on the most severe struggle between the individuals, whether of the same or of distinct... "
The Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin - 19?? - 238 pages
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1906
...leading exponents of the doctrine of natural selection. To quote Mr. Darwin's own words on this point : The action of climate seems at first sight to be quite...— acts directly, it will be the least vigorous, or those which have got the least food through the advancing winter, which will suffer most. When we...
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Report of the Board of Regents, Volume 60

Discoveries in science - 1906
...selection. To quote Mr. Darwin's own words on this point : The action of climate seems at first sight to bo quite independent of the struggle for existence; but....— acts directly, It will be the least vigorous, or those which have got the least food through the advancing winter, which will suffer most. When we...
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Report of the Board of Regents, Volume 60

Discoveries in science - 1906
...leading exponents of the doctrine of natural selection. To quote Mr. Darwin-s own words on this point : The action of climate seems at first sight to be quite...— acts directly, it will be the least vigorous, or those which have got the least food through the advancing winter, which will suffer most. When we...
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Report of the Board of Regents, Volume 60

Discoveries in science - 1906
...leading exponents of the doctrine of natural selection. To quote Mr. Darwin's own words on this point: The action of climate seems at first sight to be quite...for existence ; but, in so far as climate chiefly act:; in reducing food, it brings on the most severe struggle between the individuals, whether of the...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1906
...leading exponents of the doctrine of natural selectfcm. To quote Mr. Darwin's own words on this point : The action of climate seems at first sight to be quite independent of the struggle for existence; hut, in so far as climate chiefly nets in redwing food, it brings on the most severe struggle between...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1860
...check?. I estimated that tlio winter of 1854-55 destroyed four-fifths of the birds in mv own grounds; nnd this is a tremendous destruction, when we remember...cold, acts directly, it will be the least vigorous, or those which have got least food through the advancing winter, which will suffer most. "When we travel...
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Ecological Genetics

David J. Merrell - Science - 500 pages
...the word competition in these passages. Later, however (p. 84), he does use the word in this context. The action of climate seems at first sight to be quite...distinct species, which subsist on the same kind of food. . . . Each species, even where it most abounds, is constantly suffering enormous destruction at some...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin, Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...or drought, I believe to be the most effective of all checks. I estimated that the winter of 1854-55 destroyed four-fifths of the birds in my own grounds;...cold, acts directly, it will be the least vigorous, or those which have got least food through the advancing winter, which will suffer most. When we travel...
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Infertilities: Exploring Fictions of Barren Bodies

Robin Truth Goodman - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 234 pages
...environmental factors, such as seasonal variation and the proximity of competitors within the region: "The action of climate seems at first sight to be...distinct species, which subsist on the same kind of food" (96). Reproduction enters the picture as a ratio of population 1ncrease, which puts added pressure...
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Competition

P.A. Keddy - Science - 2001 - 552 pages
...these surviving to adulthood. The scarcity of resources is also something he was acutely aware of: "The action of climate seems at first sight to be...the struggle for existence: but in so far as climate acts in reducing food, it brings on the most severe struggle between the individuals, whether of the...
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