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" I may be allowed to personify the natural preservation or survival of the fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the... "
The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page 136
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 lehte
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The Science-history of the Universe, 5. köide

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - 1909
...fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...which she tends. Every selected character is fully exercised by her, as is implied by the fact of their selection. Man keeps the natives of many climates...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - 1909 - 552 lehte
...fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...which she tends. Every selected character is fully exercised by her, as is implied by the fact of their selection. Man keeps the natives of many climates...
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Nature sketches in temperate America: a series of sketches and a popular ...

Joseph Lane Hancock - 1911 - 451 lehte
...external and visible characters. Nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...nature only for that of the being which she tends. Man keeps the natives of many climates in the same country — he feeds the long and short beaked pigeon...
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The Place of the Adjective Attribute in English Prose: From the Oldest Times ...

Birger Palm - 1911 - 173 lehte
...inheritance, any selected variety will tend to propagate its new form (Origin of Species, Introd.). Man selects only for his own good; Nature only for...which she tends. Every selected character is fully exercised by her (ib., p. 76). The baron got the worst of some disputed question (Nickleby). The compound...
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The Evolution of Plants

Dukinfield Henry Scott - 1911 - 256 lehte
...fine wool in sheep, size and flavour in fruit, or beauty of colour in flowers. "Man," said Darwin, "selects only for his own good: Nature only for that of the being which she tends" (ibid., p. 65). "If it profit a plant to have its seeds more and more widely disseminated by the wind,...
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Alfred Russel Wallace, Letters and Reminiscences

Alfred Russel Wallace, Sir James Marchant - 1916 - 507 lehte
...is misunderstood, and apparently always will be. Referring to your book, I find such expressions as "Man selects only for his own good; Nature only for that of the being which she tends." This, it seems, will always be misunderstood; but if you had said, " Man selects only for his own good;...
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Cambridge Readings in the Literature of Science: Being Extracts from the ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier Dampier - 1924 - 275 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...Nature only for that of the being which she tends.... Although natural selection can act only through and for the good of each being, yet characters and...
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Comparative Criticism: Volume 2, Text and Reader: A Yearbook

E. S. Shaffer - 1980 - 366 lehte
...Zola, Le Roman experimental, pp. 33-5. 32 Hardy, Tess, p. 40. 33 Darwin, The Origin of Species, p. 132: 'Man selects only for his own good; Nature only for that of the being which she tends.' 34 Hardy, Tess, p. 114. 35 Zola, Roman experimental, p. 49. Bernard discusses the distinction between...
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The Post-Darwinian Controversies: A Study of the Protestant Struggle to Come ...

James R. Moore - 1981 - 514 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life. . . . How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor...
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The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

Ernst Mayr - 1982 - 974 lehte
..."Nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life" (Origin: 83). "Natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing, throughout the world, every variation,...
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