Usage examples for organism

  1. We still remain very much in the dark about the causes of variation; the apparent inheritance of acquired characters in some cases; and the struggle for existence within the organism, which probably lies at the bottom of both these phenomena." – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  2. Your organism is 'sensitive, ' and that's why you experience things that I don't. – Austin and His Friends by Frederic H. Balfour
  3. Those great corporations the East and West India Companies were already producing a new organism out of the political and commercial chaos which had been so long brooding over civilization. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. Various learning is not so important as a keenly sensitive organism. – Haydn by J. Cuthbert Hadden
  5. This simple observation would convince him that humanity must be regarded as an organism. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  6. He is as a crystal to an organism. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  7. Her small figure, wavering black eyes, and restless manner, spoke of an entirely different organism, which was natural enough, as she was only connected with the stately dame by marriage with her son, a union that had been consecrated by an early widowhood. – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  8. Because the higher the organism, the more complex and delicately- fitted to its vital needs its life- conditions require to be. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  9. That she eventually grew calm again deserves to be set down as a tribute to the organism of the human body. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. Men seem to think to- day, that they can leave out what parts they please from the original and divine organism of the Church, and still work the rest at will. – Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885. by Diocese Of Connecticut
  11. Organism- in- relation- to- environment becomes the key- stone of his theory of knowledge. – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  12. Therefore, these must contain all the elements needed by the organism in the right proportions, and this, of course, depends upon the character and the combination of the food supply. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  13. From what has been said, it follows that the development of the animal organism and its growth are dependent on the reception of certain principles identical with the chief constituents of blood. – Familiar Letters of Chemistry by Justus Liebig
  14. If extra work is to be done by the organism of the woman, extra strength in exact proportion to the extra effort has been provided, " Where there is power to do That which is willed." – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  15. This organism produces a violent poison in the food. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  16. Everything in the present social organism leads us back to this element. – The Simple Life by Charles Wagner
  17. Next, the fullest possible sense of our membership of and duty towards the social organism, a completely rich, various, heroic, self- giving, social life: that is, charity. – The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day by Evelyn Underhill
  18. The poorly- begotten organism, whose start in life, already deficient in those attributes and forces which are so essential for an effective struggle for existence and which was rendered still more deficient by a six years' sojourn among criminals, finds himself unable to cope with conditions as they exist, and several months after his release from imprisonment we again find him arrested for robbery. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  19. The highest Life is reached when there is some inner relation of actions fitted to meet every outer relation of actions by which the organism can be affected. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson