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" Were the face of the earth, he says, vacant oi other plants, it might be gradually sowed and overspread with one kind only, as for instance with fennel: and were it empty of other inhabitants, it might in a few ages be replenished from one nation only,... "
The elements of social science; or, Physical, sexual, and natural religion ... - Page 275
by George Drysdale - 1861
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Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces: Arranged Under the ...

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1779 - 567 pages
...rather than to the expulfion of the Moors, or to th« making of new feWlements. 22. There is, in fhort, no bound to the prolific nature of plants or animals,...crowding and interfering with each other's means of fubliftence. Was the face of the earth vacant of other plants, it might be graC dually dually fowed...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, Or, A View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1807
...conftant tendency in all animated life to increafe beyond the nourifhment prepared for it. It is obferved by Dr. Franklin, that there is no bound to the prolific...is made by their crowding and interfering with each others means of fubfiftence. Were the face of the earth, he fays, vacant of other plants, it might...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Electronic books - 1809
...in all ages to correct. The cause to which I allude, is the constant tendency in all animated life to increase beyond the nourishment prepared for it....is made by their crowding and interfering with each others means of subsistence. Were the face of the earth, he says, vacant of other plants, it might...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population, as it Affects the Future ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1809
...in all ages to correct. The' cause to which I allude, is the constant tendency in all animated life to increase beyond the nourishment prepared for it....is made by their crowding and interfering with each others means of subsistence. Were the face of the earth, he says, vacant of other plants, it might...
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General Report of the Agricultural State: And Political ..., Volume 3

Board of Agriculture (Great Britain), Sir John Sinclair - Agriculture - 1814
...their comfortable subsistence. This law indeed regulates all animated life ; and it is justly remarked by Dr Franklin, " That there is no bound to the prolific nature of animals and plants, but what is made by their crowding and interfering with each other's means of subsistence."...
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An Essay on the Principle of Population: Or, a View of Its Past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1817 - 507 pages
...Ch. i. the Increase of Population and Food. 3 stant tendency in all animated life to in- i / crease beyond the nourishment prepared * * for it. It is...is made by their crowding and interfering with each others means of subsistence. Were the face of the earth, he says, vacant of other plants, it might...
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Essays and letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...rather than to the expulsion of the Moors, or to the making of new settlements. 22. There is, in short, no bound to the prolific nature of plants or animals,...interfering with each other's means of subsistence. Was the face of the earth vacant of other plants, it might be gradually sowed and overspread with one...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...rather than to the expulsion of the Moors, or to the making of new settlements. 22. There is, in short, no bound to the prolific nature of plants or animals,...interfering with each other's means of subsistence. Was the face of the earth vacant of other plants, it might be gradually sowed and overspread with one...
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The Investigator, Volumes 3-4

1821
...Increase of Mankind," written in 1731, has said, " There is no bound to the prolific nature of plants and animals, but what is made by their crowding and interfering...other's means of subsistence. Were the face of the earth vacant of other plants, it might be gradually sowed and overspread with one kind only, as, for instance,...
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An essay on the principle of population: or, A view of its past ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robert Malthus - Malthusianism - 1826
...in all ages to correct. The cause to which I allude, is the constant tendency in all animated life to increase beyond the nourishment prepared for it....each other's means of subsistence. Were the face of !be earth, he says, vacant of other plants, it might be gradually sowed and overspread with one kind...
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