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  • The ratiocinative parts of the Phaedo thrown into syllogisms may be easily demolished by a hostile logician; but in the dialogue as a whole there is a subtle spirit and cumulative force which logic can neither seize nor answer " (Studies in the Philosophy of Religion, p. 226, 1876).
  • The arguments had been regarded as alternative or else as cumulative proofs, all pointing to one conclusion - God exists.
  • De Vries, Species and Varieties and their Origin by Mutation; Eimer, Organic Evolution; Gulick, " Divergent Evolution through Cumulative Segregation," Jour.
  • Again, the curious distortions on the stems of nettles attacked by the Aecidium form of the heteroecious Puccina (]aricis (see FUNGf for Heteroecism), or on maize stems and leaves attacked by Ustilago Maydis, or on the inflorescence of crucifers infested with Cystopus, &c., are not individually very destructive; it is the cumulative effects of numerous attacks or of extensive epidemics which eventually tell.
  • The act is cumulative only, and does not take away or restrain any punishment prescribed by ecclesiastical law.

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