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  • It is quite conceivable that every species tends to produce varieties of a limited number and kind, and that the effect of natural selection is to favour the development of some of these, while it opposes the development of others along their predetermined lines of modification.
  • Temperature, then, is the fundamental limit which nature opposes to the indefinite extension of any one species.
  • This doctrine or hypothesis he usually speaks of as "the ideal system" or "the theory of ideas"; and to it he opposes his own analysis of the act of perception.
  • Mill apparently is not content with the confusion between " law " and " agency " or " force," but opposes the one to the other.
  • This tendency can be resisted by giving a twist to the torsion head and so applying to the movable coil through the spring a restoring torque, which opposes the torque due to the dynamic action of the currents.
 

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