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" Near villages and small towns I have found the nests of humble-bees more numerous than elsewhere, which I attribute to the number of cats that destroy the mice." Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers in a district... "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ... - Page 72
by Charles Darwin - 1861 - 440 pages
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 111

English literature - 1860
...elsewhere, which I attribute to the number of cats that destroy ' the mice.' Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers...the frequency of certain flowers in that district ! ' (P. 73.) This is very characteristic of the ingenious turn of thought of our author ; the more...
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American Farmer

Agriculture - 1866
...attribute to the number of cats, which destroy the mice." "Hence," says Mr. Darwin, "it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers, in a district, might deI termine, through their intervention, first of mice, nnd then of bees, the frequency of certain...
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The National Review, Volume 10

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1860
...elsewhere, which I attribute to the number of cats that destroy the mice.' Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers...the frequency of certain flowers in that district." One would almost think, in reading Mr. Darwin's string of sequences, that the ingenious author of The...
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic [afterw.] The ...

1860
...plant of heartsease which is to fertilize another of the same plant : " Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers...the frequency of certain flowers in that district \" And thus a " struggle for existence" is going on among all creatures, which results in a balance...
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The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The National review

National review - 1860
...elsewhere, which I attribute to the number of cats that destroy the mice.' Hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers...the frequency of certain flowers in that district." i One \vould almost think, in reading Mr. Darwin's string of sequences, that the ingenious author of...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 48

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1860
...attribute to the number of cats that destroy the mice." Hence it is quite credible that the presence of the feline animal in large numbers in a district might...the frequency of certain flowers in that district!" — pp. 73-74. By the way, Mr. Darwin takes the opportunity of handling this portion of his subject...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 66

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1860
...attribute to the number of cats that destroy the mice.' Hence it is quite credible that the presence of n feline animal in large numbers in a district might...the frequency of certain flowers in that district!'' — P. 73. This is very characteristic of the ingenious turn of thought of our author ; the more sober,...
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Old bones; or, notes for young naturalists

William Samuel Symonds - 1861
...destroyed. The number of mice is largely dependent upon the number of cats; and " hence it is quite credible that the presence of a feline animal in large numbers...the frequency of certain flowers in that district." The common Beaver,* well known by the wonderful instinct which it displays, is a rodent. Beavers formerly...
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American Bee Journal, Volumes 2-3

Bee culture - 1867
...of eat» which destroy the mice." Hence it is quite credible that the presence of feline animal sin large numbers in a district might determine, through...the frequency of certain flowers in that district. DARWIN. Rees in South Africa. Livingstone says : Bee-culture is prosecuted in Londa, aud hivea are...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1870 - 447 pages
...Mr. Newman says, " Near villages and small towns I have found the nests of humble-bees more mumerous than elsewhere, which I attribute to the number of...the frequency of certain flowers in that district I In the case of every species, many different checks, acting at different periods of life, and during...
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