I am well aware that this doctrine of natural selection, exemplified in the above imaginary instances, is open to the same objections which were at first urged against Sir Charles Lyell's noble views on 'the modern changes of the earth, as illustrative
of geology;' but we now very seldom hear the action, for instance, of the coast-waves, called a trifling and insignificant cause, when applied to the excavation of gigantic valleys or to the formation of the longest lines of inland cliffs.
He carried his scholarship, however, to the point of pedantry, not only in the illustrative
extracts from Latin authors with which in the printed edition he filled the lower half of his pages, but in the plays themselves in the scrupulous exactitude of his rendering of the details of Roman life.
Sir William Dobbin had a great opinion of his son and narrated many stories illustrative
of the Major's learning, valour, and estimation in the world's opinion.
With this unexpected speech, energetically delivered and accompanied by action illustrative
of the various exercises referred to, Phil Squod shoulders his way round three sides of the gallery, and abruptly tacking off at his commander, makes a butt at him with his head, intended to express devotion to his service.
The matter looked dreary reading enough, with illustrative
diagrams and repulsive tables of figures, and the copy was sixty years old.
The question of the relation between the meaning of a sentence and the meanings of the separate words is difficult, and I shall not pursue it now; I brought it up solely as being illustrative
of the nature of propositions.
Having never set eyes on that last argument of men's justice except in illustrative
woodcuts to a certain type of tales, she first saw them erect against a black and stormy background, festooned with chains and human bones, circled about by birds that peck at dead men's eyes.
Dowler related a variety of anecdotes, all illustrative
of his own personal prowess and desperation, and appealed to Mrs.
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geographic share of North Sea, Scottish public sector revenue was estimated as 58.
26 (SUNA) - The federal Minister of Agriculture, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, and the Minister of Agriculture at Gedarif State, Engineer Mohammed Osman Mohamed Nour, inspected Monday the agricultural illustrative
fields at the areas of Saraf and Allam in Gedarif State, which had provided abundant crop production, particularly after the using of modern technology.
of Manitoba, Canada), was not to achieve any illusory attempt at completeness but instead to provide illustrative
entry points into the sizeable body of primary and secondary sources as well as illustrative
examples based on original research of the ways in which sources can be utilized to study India's railways.
In order to highlight the importance of Rashid Centre, a 19-year-old student has taken up the challenge to publish an illustrative
book compiling drawings of five of the students.
Under each picture the somewhat ironic caption: 'Picture used for illustrative
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Endoscopic skull base surgery; a comprehensive guide with illustrative