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tending to move apart in different directions

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As all the modified descendants from a common and widely-diffused species, belonging to a large genus, will tend to partake of the same advantages which made their parent successful in life, they will generally go on multiplying in number as well as diverging in character: this is represented in the diagram by the several divergent branches proceeding from (A).
But as the original species (I) differed largely from (A), standing nearly at the extreme points of the original genus, the six descendants from (I) will, owing to inheritance, differ considerably from the eight descendants from (A); the two groups, moreover, are supposed to have gone on diverging in different directions.
But as these two groups have gone on diverging in character from the type of their parents, the new species (F14) will not be directly intermediate between them, but rather between types of the two groups; and every naturalist will be able to bring some such case before his mind.
If, in our diagram, we suppose the amount of change represented by each successive group of diverging dotted lines to be very great, the forms marked a14 to p14, those marked b14 and f14, and those marked o14 to m14, will form three very distinct genera.
12, 2015, Marion became the home of Illinois' first diverging diamond interchange.
Global Banking News-November 13, 2015--ECB official warns about diverging central bank policies in USA and Europe
Medieval historians and social scientists compare Christendom and Islam during the Middle Ages and seek reasons for diverging institutional structures.
The languages spoken in North Korea and South Korea are diverging as a result of their 60-year separation.
The City will design and CDOT will construct a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at I-70 Exit 26.
This paper presents a method of correlating main and branch loss coefficients for saddle-tap tees operating in the diverging and converging flow modes.
Such a flow was considered because the flow in the diverging section was high speed and supersonic, based on the experiment.
Had that happened, it would have been apparent that the Air Force acquisition structure and process were diverging from those of the other two military departments, and the consolidation of authority in a single individual demanded checks and balances not evident in the arrangement.
Doyle, a fine narrator, has his work cut out for him in dealing with so many characters and converging and diverging plot threads.
This is no slightly diverging novel as sub-genre readers will simply treasure this unforgettable romance.
Common Waters, Diverging Streams provides a firsthand investigation into water management in the arid American West, focusing on three states that have adopted the conjunctive management of groundwater and surface water to make resources go further in serving people and the environment.