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" I counted thirtytwo little trees ; and one of them, with twenty-six rings of growth, had during many years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it became thickly clothed... "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ... - Page 70
1864 - 440 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18

1866
...had during twenty-six years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...vigorously growing young firs. Yet the heath was so barren and so extensive that no one would ever have imagined that cattle would have so closely and...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection; Or, The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1861 - 440 pages
...growth, had during many years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...insects determine the existence of cattle. Perhaps Paraguay offers the most curious instance of this ; for here neither cattle nor horses nor dogs have...
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The Indian Forester, Volume 1

Forests and forestry - 1876
...had during many years tried " to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. " No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...effectually searched it for food. Here we see that cattle abso" lutely determine the existence of the Scotch fir." Again the following extract from a paper on...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ...

Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...growth, had, during many years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...closely and effectually searched it for food. Here wę see that cattle absolutely determine the existence of the Scoteh fir ; but in several parts of...
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The Indian Forester, Volume 1

Forests and forestry - 1876
...had during many years tried " to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. " No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...absolutely determine the existence of the Scotch fir." Again the following extract from a paper on the Island of Cyprus, published in the " Revue des Eaux...
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The Indian Forester, Volume 1

Forests and forestry - 1876
...had during many years tried " to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. " No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...firs. Yet the " heath was so extremely barren and so extensiye that no one " would ever have imagined that cattle would have so closely and " effectually...
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Plant-life: Popular Papers on the Phenomena of Botany

Edward Step - Botany - 1881 - 216 pages
...growth, had, during many years, tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...closely and effectually searched it for food." Here we have great changes following on the enclosure of a piece of heath-land and the planting it with Scotch...
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Plant-life: Popular Papers on the Phenomena of Botany

Edward Step - Botany - 1881 - 216 pages
...growth, had, during many years, tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as soon as the land was enclosed, it...closely and effectually searched it for food." Here we have great changes following on the enclosure of a piece of heath-land and the planting it with Scotch...
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The Boston Journal of Chemistry and Popular Science Review, Volumes 15-17

1881
...them, with twenty-six rings of growth, had, during many years, tried to raise its head and failed. No wonder that as soon as the land was enclosed it became thickly clothed with young firs. Yet the heath was extremely barren. . . . Here we see cattle absolutely determine the existence...
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On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection, Or, the ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1883 - 458 pages
...years tried to raise its head above the stems of the heath, and had failed. No wonder that, as Boon as the land was enclosed, it became thickly clothed...insects determine the existence of cattle. Perhaps Paraguay offers the most curious instance of this ; for here neither cattle nor horses nor dogs have...
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