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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.
  • A great deal of popular theism is undoubtedly hard hit by it; for popular theism is apt to throw its arguments together in very random fashion.

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