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Where the arguments tend to show that all animals and plants are descended from a common source we find them much the same as Buffon's, or as those of Erasmus Darwin or Lamarck, and have nothing to say against them; where, on the other hand, they aim at proving that the main means of modification has been the fact that if an animal has been " favoured" it will be " preserved"- then we think that the animal's own exertions will, in the long run, have had more to do with its preservation than any real or fancied " favour." "Luck or Cunning?" , Samuel Butler.
Wealth, population and power are, after all, only valuable, as they tend to improve, increase, and secure the mass of human virtue and happiness. "Observations on the Effects of the Corn Laws, and of a Rise or Fall in the Price of Corn on the Agriculture and General Wealth of the Country" , Thomas Malthus.
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- abend, addend, amend, append, arend, ascend, attend, befriend, commend.
- apprehend, comprehend, condescend, recommend.
- bend, blend, contend, defend, depend, descend, distend, end, expend, extend, fend, friend, impend, intend, lend, mend, misspend, offend, pend, penned, portend, pretend, rend, send, spend, suspend, transcend, trend, unbend, wend, wende, yearend.
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