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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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The Ethical Import of Darwinism

Jacob Gould Schurman - Ethics, Evolutionary - 1893 - 264 pages
...statement "that every organic leing naturally increases at so high a rate that, if not de\i stroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair." Hence, as infinitely more individual animals and plants are produced than can possibly survive, nature...
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Lectures on the Darwinian Theory Delivered by the Late Arthur Milnes Marshall

Arthur Milnes Marshall - Evolution - 1894 - 236 pages
...the rule that every organic being, animal or plant, naturally increases at so high a rate that, if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair." Man himself has doubled his numbers in the United States in the course of twenty-five years, and at...
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Nature Versus Natural Selection: An Essay on Organic Evolution

Charles Clement Coe - Evolution - 1895 - 591 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 the progeny of a single pair." — (Origin of Species, p. 57.) But there is great virtue in that " if" : nor is this the only condition...
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Nature Versus Natural Selection: An Essay on Organic Evolution

Charles Clement Coe - Evolution - 1895 - 591 pages
...if no destruction took place, would amount to — 68,122.318,582.951,682.301,000.000,000.000,000. " Even slow-breeding man has 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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Charles Darwin's Works: The origin of species by means of natural selection ...

Charles Darwin - Science - 1896
...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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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1896
...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. Linnaus has...
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Evil & Evolution: An Attempt to Turn the Light of Modern Science on to the ...

George Francis Millin - Good and evil - 1896 - 184 pages
...single pair. Even slow-breeding man has 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." There has consequently been perpetual struggle for existence, and it is just because only the strongest...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 11

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897
...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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Practical Idealism

William De Witt Hyde - Idealism - 1897 - 335 pages
...increase in a geometrical ratio. " 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 fifth link is the struggle for existence. The means of subsistence are limited. In this struggle...
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Columbian Cyclopedia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...Struggle for Ef.islciice. — All organic beings tend to increase with extreme rapidity, so that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pair. This is evidenced not merely by calculation, but by actual observation of the extraordinary rapidity...
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