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" There is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair. "
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation ... - Page 63
by Charles Darwin - 1864 - 440 pages
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Macmillan's Magazine

David Masson - 1861
...exception " to the rule, that every organic being " naturally increases at so high a rate, " that, if not destroyed, the earth would " soon be covered by the progeny of a " single pair. Even races of slow-breed" ing men have been doubled hi twenty" five years ; and at this rate, in a few "...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 3

1861
...exception " to the rule, that every organic being " naturally increases at so high a rate, " that, if not destroyed, the earth would " soon be covered by the progeny of a " single' pair. Even races of slow-breed" ing men have been doubled in twenty" five years ; and at this rate, in a few "...
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The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of ..., Volume 15

James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas - Science - 1876
...being naturally increases at so high a rate that if not destroyed the earth would soon be covered with the progeny of a single pair. Even slow-breeding man...doubled in twenty-five years ; and at this rate in less than a thousand years there would literally not be standing-room for his progeny. . . . The elephant...
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On Force, Its Mental and Moral Correlates: And on that which is Supposed to ...

Charles Bray - Force and energy - 1866 - 164 pages
...Darwin, " that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, this earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair." Without respect to individuals, the object seems to be to keep the greatest number possible in the...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 34

Henry Mills Alden, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1867
...but spiders. But then the same can be said of any animal which produces two or more young at once; "even slow-breeding man has doubled in twenty-five...would literally not be standing room for his progeny." The result of this geometrical increase of animals and plants is ably set forth by Darwin in his chapter...
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The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining ..., Volume 6

James Samuelson, Henry Lawson, William Sweetland Dallas - Science - 1867
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by...slow-breeding man has doubled in twenty-five years. At this rate, in a few thousand years there would literally not be standing-room for his progeny. LinnKus...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - Anthropology - 1871 - 358 pages
...Darwin, "that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed this earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair." It is this necessary destruction — by which the fittest only are preserved, and life ever kept at...
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A Manual of Anthropology: Or, Science of Man, Based on Modern Research

Charles Bray - Anthropology - 1871 - 358 pages
...Darwin, " that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed this earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair." It is this necessary destruction—by which the fittest only are preserved, and life ever kept at a...
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Darwinism and Design; Or, Creation by Evolution

George St. Clair - Electronic book - 1873 - 259 pages
...which there is no exception, that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate that if not destroyed the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair. The conflict is with individuals of the same species who want the same food, or with individuals of...
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On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or The Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1875 - 458 pages
...is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by...doubled in twenty-five years, and at this rate, in less than a thousand years, there would literally not be standing-room for his progeny. Linnaeus has...
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