The Shipley collection of scientific papers, Том 23

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Стр. 7 - I happened to read for amusement 'Malthus on Population', and being well prepared to appreciate the struggle for existence which everywhere goes on from long-continued observation of the habits of animals and plants, it at once struck me that under these circumstances favourable variations would tend to be preserved, and unfavourable ones to be destroyed. The result of this would be the formation of new species. Here then I had at last got a theory by which to work...
Стр. 2 - And pretty dwarfs to show the way Through fairy hills and fairy dales. But when a bad child goes to bed, From left to right she weaves her rings, And then it dreams all through the night Of only ugly horrid things ! Then lions come with glaring eyes, And tigers growl, a dreadful noise, And ogres draw their cruel knives, To shed the blood of girls and boys.
Стр. 2 - LITTLE fairy comes at night, Her eyes are blue, her hair is brown, With silver spots upon her wings, And from the moon she flutters down. She has a little silver wand, And when a good child goes to bed She waves her wand from right to left, And makes a circle round its head.
Стр. 2 - Les noms géographiques des nations qui emploient, dans leur écriture, des caractères latins (langues néo-latines, germaniques, Scandinaves), seront écrits avec l'orthographe de leur pays d'origine. Les règles qui vont suivre s'appliquent uniquement aux noms géographiques de pays qui n'ont point d'écriture propre ou qui écrivent avec des caractères différents des caractères latins. Toutefois, à titre exceptionnel, on conservera l'orthographe usitée pour les noms de lieux, lorsqu'elle...
Стр. 8 - It may well be doubted ; and yet one is always the better for a walk in the morning air, — a medicine which may be taken over and over again without any sense of sameness, or any failure of its invigorating quality.
Стр. 12 - Whatever other causes have been at work, natural selection is supreme, to an extent which even Darwin himself hesitated to claim for it. The more we study it the more we are convinced of its overpowering importance, and the more confidently we claim, in Darwin's own words, that it ' has been the most important, but not the exclusive, means of modification...

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