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  • Roots are often flattened, twisted and otherwise distorted by mechanical obstacles; stems by excess of food in rich soils, the attacks of minute parasites, overgrowth by climbing plants, &c. Leaves are especially apt to vary, and although the formation of crests, pitchers, puckers, &c., must be put down to the results of abnormal development, it is often difficult to draw the line between teratological and merely varietal phenomena.
  • God was apt to be thought of as purely transcendent, not immanent in the world.
  • Veins of amethystine quartz are apt to lose their colour on the exposed outcrop.
  • Moreover, yellow amber after long burial is apt to acquire a reddish colour.
  • Diseases am] SymptomsThe symptoms of plant diseases are, as already said, apt to be very general in their nature, and are sometimes so vaguely defined that little can be learned from them as to the causes at work.
 

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