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Bacon: Advancement of Learning. "The only distinct meaning of the word 'natural'
is stated, fixed, or settled; since what is natural as much requires and
presupposes an intelligent agent to render it so, t. e. to effect it continually or at
stated times ...
external conditions, something to the crossing of already existing forms, and
much to use and disuse or the effects of habit. To this latter agency he seems to
attribute all the beautiful adaptations in nature, — such as the long neck of the
The author apparently believes that organisation progresses by sudden leaps ;
but that the effects produced by the conditions of life are gradual. The author
argues with much force on general grounds that species are not immutable ...
Page I CHAPTER I. VARIATION UNDER DOMESTICATlON. Causes of Variability
— Effects of Habit— Correlation of Growth— Inheritance— Character of Domestic
Varieties — Difficulty of distinguishing between Varieties and Species — Origin ...
Effects of external conditions — Use and disuse, combined with natural selection
organs of flight and of vision— Acelimatisation— Correlation of growth--
Compensation and economy of growth — False correlations — Multiple,
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