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When converted by subsidence into large separate islands, there will still exist many individuals of the same species on each island: intercrossing on the confines of the range of each species will thus be checked: after physical changes of any kind, immigration will be prevented, so that new places in the polity of each island will have to be filled up by modifications of the old inhabitants; and time will be allowed for the varieties in each to become well modified and perfected.
To say the truth, if the historian will confine himself to what really happened, and utterly reject any circumstance, which, though never so well attested, he must be well assured is false, he will sometimes fall into the marvellous, but never into the incredible.
For though every good author will confine himself within the bounds of probability, it is by no means necessary that his characters, or his incidents, should be trite, common, or vulgar; such as happen in every street, or in every house, or which may be met with in the home articles of a newspaper.
As a very distinguished flirt I have always been taught to consider her, but it has lately fallen In my way to hear some particulars of her conduct at Langford: which prove that she does not confine herself to that sort of honest flirtation which satisfies most people, but aspires to the more delicious gratification of making a whole family miserable.
It is provided to restrain local buckling, provide shear resistance, hold longitudinal steel and confines concrete.
KEVIN Brennan is bold to suggest children be kept within the confines of the school yard during lunchtime.
"If the proposed new rules for Confined Spaces in Construction are implemented, they will change significantly the way employers and employees work in and around confines spaces," said Kathy Romans, chairperson of the NASSCO health and safety committee.
At Oak Ridge, Magee has been a "good institutional citizen" who functioned well within the confines of the maximum security division.