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" It may metaphorically be said that natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinising, throughout the world, every variation, even the slightest ; rejecting that which is bad, preserving and adding up all that is good ; silently and insensibly working,... "
The North British review - Page 479
1860
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 196

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1902
...world, the slightest variations ; rejecting those that are bad, preserving and adding up all that are good ; silently and insensibly working, whenever and...and inorganic conditions of life. We see nothing of those slow changes in progress until the hand of time has marked the lapse of ages, and then so imperfect...
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Evolution in Economics: An Analysis of Social Problems

James Arthur Ambler - Economics - 1809 - 588 pages
...all th.it are good, silently and insensibly working, .whenever and jrlierever^opjgorJtUnity sffSfSf» at the "improvement of each organic being in relation to its organic and inorganic conditions of life. It may act en characters which we are apt to consider of trifling importance, and its accumulation...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Theology - 1861
...selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing throughout the world every variation, even the sfightest ; rejecting that which is bad, preserving and adding...each organic being in relation to its organic and morganic conditions of life. We see nothing of these slow changes in progress until the hand of time...
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The New Englander, Volumes 19-20

Criticism - 1861
...puts this in so many words, when he says that " Natural Selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing, throughout the world, every variation, even the slightest...relation to its organic and inorganic conditions of life."f What then is the Creator birt an Emersonian Fate : " Let us build altars," chants the high...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 19

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1861
...puts this in so many words, when he says that " Natural Selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing, throughout the world, every variation, even the slightest ; rejecting that which is had, preserving and adding up all that is good ; silently and insensibly working, whenever and wherever...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 109

1871
...writes — "It may be metaphori-j cally said that natural selection is daily | and hourly scrutinizing throughout the | world, every variation, even the...rejecting that which is bad, preserving and adding up that which is good, silently and incessantly working whenever and wherever opportunity otters at the...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 4-6

Henry Pitman
...glance of nature is more penetrating. Nothingescapes her keen eye. " Natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinising throughout the world every variation,...all that is good, silently and insensibly working, wherever and whenever opportunity offers, at the improvement of each organic being. We see nothing...
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The Geologist: A Popular Monthly Magazine of Geology, Volume 1

1860
...higher workmanship ? It may be metaphorically said that natural selection is daily, hourly scrutinizing throughout the world every variation, even the slightest ; rejecting that which is bad, preserving that which is good; silently and invisibly working whenever and wherever opportunity offers, at the...
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The Theological and Literary Journal, Volume 13

1861
...truer in character than man's? "It may be said that natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing throughout the world, every variation, even the slightest,...wherever opportunity offers, at the improvement of every organic being in relation to its organic and inorganic conditions of life. We see nothing of...
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Plutology, or The theory of the efforts to satisfy human wants

William Edward Hearn - 1863
...organic nature, " it may metaphorically be said that natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing, throughout the world, every variation even the slightest...silently and insensibly working whenever and wherever opportimity offers at the improvement of each organic being in relation to its organic and inorganic...
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