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harmful to living things

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So, conversely, modifications in the adult will probably often affect the structure of the larva; but in all cases natural selection will ensure that modifications consequent on other modifications at a different period of life, shall not be in the least degree injurious: for if they became so, they would cause the extinction of the species.
Certain plants excrete a sweet juice, apparently for the sake of eliminating something injurious from their sap: this is effected by glands at the base of the stipules in some Leguminosae, and at the back of the leaf of the common laurel.
I determined to tell you that you are not justified in these proceedings, and that they are injurious to his sister.'
The thing was absurd: the air of the town would be certain to disagree with him, and with me as a nurse; the late hours and London habits would not suit me under such circumstances; and altogether he assured me that it would be excessively troublesome, injurious, and unsafe.
The fever was over, and Emma could harbour little fear of the pulse being quickened again by injurious courtesy.
In his truthful simple soul, not even the growing greed and worship of gold could beget any vice directly injurious to others.
I got down into the canoe, while the Dutchman, standing upon the deck, loaded me with all the curses and injurious terms his language could afford.
The police informed the slaughter house doctors who found the beef absolutely injurious for consumption.
According to spokesman of Agriculture department here on Sunday, rainwater has salutary impact on rice, cotton and fodder crops but it is very injurious for cotton crops if it accumulated in cotton field for more than 24 hours.
CPO Faisal Rana addressing on the occasion expressed his determination to eradicate drugs from the society and said that the use of narcotics was not only injurious to its users' health but also affected their families as well.
Falls that resulted in sprains, strains, contusions, or abrasions requiring no medical care were considered mildly injurious, while those that resulted in admission to an emergency department or hospital were deemed to be seriously injurious.
Adeyeye assured that NAFDAC would continue to take proactive steps to ensure that Nigerians do not consume foods and drugs that were injurious to their health.
They are aware that this habit is injurious to their health, yet they don't stub it.
sandwell trends (a website containing data and resources on sandwell - https://www.Sandwelltrends.Info) shows that sandwell is higher than the national average for injurious falls rates/prevalence from 2016-2017.
The authorities should take necessary measures to force school owners to proscribe such items as these are injurious to children's health.