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vary

verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a varied diet (=including many different foods)
▪ Provide your fish with a varied diet of worms, insects, and dried food.
a varied selection
▪ The supermarket has a varied selection of fruit juice drinks especially for children.
estimates range/vary from ... to ...
▪ Estimates of the number of homeless people in the city range from 6,000 to 10,000.
individuals vary (=everyone is different)
▪ Individuals vary in their ability to adapt to change.
varies greatly
▪ The quality of health care varies greatly.
varies widely
▪ The quality of the applicants varies widely.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
also
▪ Further education provision for students with special needs is also varied.
▪ Because bond strengths may differ along the various crystallographic axes, hardness may also vary slightly in direction.
▪ Polarisation may also vary the way in which fusion takes place.
▪ The carbonaceous chondrites not only are weaker but also vary greatly in strength.
▪ The number of dates also varies, depending on how busy the track is.
▪ A reified chocolate bar can also vary in quantity.
▪ Consequently the amount of memory required for a dawg will also vary.
▪ Expectation of treatment by government and police also varies among educational levels.
considerably
▪ In he rest of the world, however, pensions systems vary considerably.
▪ Quantifying damage to reputation is obviously a difficult task, and the size of the awards varies considerably.
▪ In social status they varied considerably.
▪ Second, the functions of legislatures vary considerably from state to state.
▪ Some Basic Courtship Considerations Clearly the relationships in which we are involved vary considerably.
▪ By its nature, the content of intelligence varies considerably from age to age and from child to child.
▪ Obviously its qualities varied considerably and are in any case difficult to assess.
▪ The way I support conversations about books varies considerably between Miles and Evan.
enormously
▪ These vary enormously, so it's a good idea to check what is available.
▪ Counties vary enormously in their supply of early education programs.
▪ On snow and ice climbs conditions can, of course, vary enormously.
▪ The reasons for selling can vary enormously and will affect what the vendor sees as the key issues.
▪ The actual definition of key settlements, the hierarchies of settlement types and the nomenclature adopted for these vary enormously among counties.
▪ These devices can vary enormously in nature and scope: from the overall presentation of narrative structure down to linguistic play.
▪ Though the specifics will vary enormously, the general outline is quite clear.
▪ The amount of shearing or elongation which a ductile material will withstand varies enormously between different metals and alloys.
extremely
▪ Topics are extremely varied and are often viewed from unusual angles.
▪ Now our audience is this amazing, extremely varied cross-section, with many young people.
greatly
▪ They vary greatly in the shape and color.
▪ It is difficult to give any general definition of management as what constitutes management varies greatly between jobs and between organisations.
▪ The elasticity values faced by individual developing countries vary greatly as a function, firstly, of their size.
▪ The booksellers' and auctioneers' vocabulary concerning condition is a very extensive one and varies greatly from cataloguer to cataloguer.
▪ What these numbers say is simply: Sleep needs vary greatly from one person to another.
▪ The nature of this will vary greatly depending on a rose's ancestry, while its appreciation is a very personal matter.
▪ Most saw it as an evil, although the ways suggested to combat the condition varied greatly.
over
▪ However, the criminal law is not fixed and static, it varies over time and from area to area.
▪ Correlations varied over a very wide range.
▪ As market rates of interest vary over time, it becomes difficult to achieve this, a feature known as reinvestment risk.
▪ Perhaps local politics needs to be seen as a series of shifting alliances, varying over time and from issue to issue.
▪ Relationships in a single policy area also vary over time according to the issues and personalities involved.
▪ That stars can vary over much longer periods seems likely.
▪ The allowances were varied over the years to take account of inflation, but were never particularly generous.
▪ Relationships vary over time, from authority to authority and from service to service.
significantly
▪ Media use varied significantly too with events.
▪ Only 21. 3 percent of all taxpayers take the mortgage-interest deduction, and this varies significantly with income.
▪ The effects of the virus on nerve cells, which control muscle movements, vary significantly.
▪ The cost of exchange rate risk management does not vary significantly with firm size.
▪ Age, level of education and consumption of fish and alcohol did not vary significantly among the groups.
▪ The zones varied significantly in size and composition.
▪ Squab are also larger than wild doves or wood pigeons, therefore cooking times will vary significantly.
slightly
▪ Because games may vary slightly in length you may not start at the exact time given.
▪ Because bond strengths may differ along the various crystallographic axes, hardness may also vary slightly in direction.
▪ However, standards do vary slightly, so we give the best rooms to early bookers.
▪ Goods can be varied slightly and repackaged for local markets throughout the world.
▪ The promotion aspects of the marketing mix vary slightly between consumer markets and industrial markets.
▪ The commands a modem understands vary slightly among brands, as do the default settings.
▪ Still more briefly I have attempted to show that instincts vary slightly in a state of Nature.
▪ This consisted of drawing on graph paper ten figures of slightly varying geometric size, made up of squares.
widely
▪ Unfortunately, the ways in which these groups define relevance may vary widely.
▪ Like tuition, teacher credentials and class size vary widely at private schools.
▪ The quality of students' work-site experiences varies widely.
▪ The numbers recorded annually vary widely, ranging from under 100 to nearly 3,000 in recent springs.
▪ Ability to do so will of course vary widely depending on the endowments and training of the reader.
▪ The environment varies widely, including multi-purpose halls, hospitals, classrooms and social clubs.
▪ The percentage of visits done by deputies varied widely between different practices, ranging from 0% to 66%.
■ NOUN
age
▪ However, the simple interpretation that state service-provision varies proportionately with age may also be misleading.
▪ This goal of the interstate highway system had been frustrated by varying drinking ages among the States.
▪ As might be expected, the prevalence of disability varied greatly with age.
▪ By its nature, the content of intelligence varies considerably from age to age and from child to child.
▪ The degree of sophistication will vary according to the age and abilities of the pupil.
▪ The construction of the task is a dynamic process which varies from age to age and society to society.
▪ A more significant objection has been the charge that leys involve marker sites that vary tremendously in age.
▪ Economic activity rates vary between age and gender groups within the population; they also vary historically.
amount
▪ The handouts are intermittent; the amounts vary, as does the regularity of payment.
▪ The amount coming through will vary.
▪ Not only does the rainfall vary from year to year, the amount of water available varies throughout the year.
▪ The amount of ash usually varies between 5 to 20 percent of the original weight of the coal.
▪ As the name suggests, the amount you pay varies depending on the movement in interest rates.
▪ These steps have no time limit in which they must be taken, and the amount of time spent varies among individuals.
▪ The amount of power varies with the exposure of the coastline to the oceans.
▪ The minimum amount accepted for deposit varies according to the term you choose.
area
▪ The abilities of staff and availability of facilities to care for critically ill patients vary in all areas of health care.
▪ Stocks and rates of production vary from one area of the Southern Ocean to another.
▪ But the movements of this species are not well understood and the pattern varies in some areas.
▪ Firstly, you need to work out how much water you use - estimates vary from area to area.
▪ The leaf form varies according to the area where it grows.
▪ Topic - word senses vary according to subject area or domain.
▪ The relationship between min acidity and surface water acidity will vary from area to area.
▪ Support from statutory services Professional services available to the carer come from various sources and vary a great deal from area to area.
case
▪ Moreover, the pertinent value of benefit per life saved can vary from case to case.
▪ The non-excluded reasons and the grounds for challenging an authority's directives vary from case to case.
▪ Its position seems to vary from case to case.
▪ As with other details these might vary in specific cases, but a typical cannon has a value as shown here.
▪ Naturally, the form of guarantee that is appropriate varies from case to case.
circumstances
▪ It is plain that the translation of these policies into practice will vary according to local circumstances.
▪ The situation for teachers without tenure varies according to the circumstances surrounding the dismissal.
▪ The specific nature of such groups will vary according to circumstances.
▪ It is important to work through several scenarios to determine who the players would be under varying circumstances.
▪ The nature of qualitative factors in decision making will vary with the circumstances related to the opportunities under consideration.
▪ The most appropriate style of management for raising the level employee efficiency and effectiveness will vary with circumstances.
▪ It must be an interplay between the two and will vary in different circumstances.
▪ Cost varies according to individual circumstances, and some commercial and government grants are available.
country
▪ The analysis will also take into account the psychological distress resulting from unemployment, which is known to vary considerably by country.
▪ Since situations vary from country to country, the practice of emulation has its own limitations and difficulties.
▪ The strength of these attitudes varied considerably between different countries.
▪ These standards may vary from country to country and they may be changed from time to time within a given country.
▪ The attitude to the disposal of plastics varies greatly among countries.
▪ Does the cost of capital for firms vary between countries, and if so why?
▪ Just how closely a central bank works with the government will vary from country to country.
▪ Doubts are like sicknesses in that the prevalent types vary from country to country and from culture to culture.
degree
▪ The degree of sophistication will vary according to the age and abilities of the pupil.
▪ The gait may be histrionic with the degree of dysfunction varying in different situations.
▪ When two lines cross, the degree of discord varies with the included angle.
▪ The degree varies with the mission and circumstances, but intervention is still required.
▪ The appropriate degree varies with the price, the description and other relevant factors.
▪ Somerville-1941 Special Report Degree courses vary in length, but because of the war our stay at Somerville varied even more.
▪ The degree of skill will vary according to the post held by the doctor, rather than the experience of the individual.
▪ The degree of user customisation varies from system to system.
estimate
▪ Firstly, you need to work out how much water you use - estimates vary from area to area.
▪ More recent estimates have varied wildly.
individual
▪ However, some of the provisions did vary according to whether the individuals were moving from one or other of the areas.
▪ This set point varies in individuals over time, as people cycle in and out of low-risk and higher-risk behavior.
▪ Do beliefs about obligations vary between individuals and if so, on what basis?
▪ Wake-up thresholds vary with each individual.
▪ Furthermore, numbers of peripheral activated B cells may vary among individuals.
▪ These steps have no time limit in which they must be taken, and the amount of time spent varies among individuals.
▪ The ratio of fast twitch to slow twitch fibres varies between individuals and is determined by heredity.
▪ The number of hours spent in lectures, tutorials or practicals varies for each individual.
length
▪ Because games may vary slightly in length you may not start at the exact time given.
▪ There was a concatenation of ladies that he squired around for varying lengths of time.
▪ Depending upon the style of kungfu being practised, the forms vary in length and degrees of difficulty.
▪ The Koran is a book divided into 114 suras of varying length, from a few lines to several pages.
▪ However, the slats are of varying lengths and the barrel is leaking.
▪ Different tasks require varying lengths of time to complete.
▪ Somerville-1941 Special Report Degree courses vary in length, but because of the war our stay at Somerville varied even more.
▪ Ideally you should vary your sentence length, establishing a rhythm for your writing.
level
▪ Across the globe, sea level varies by hundreds of feet.
▪ A large exploration programme both on and offshore is in progress, though the level of activity has varied considerably.
▪ Keeling obsessively measured CO2 anywhere he thought the level might vary.
▪ But what schools teach in a certain subject or at a particular grade level still varies widely among states and counties.
▪ The actual length of time one is asleep before this level is reached varies from person to person.
▪ The community at this level may vary from an organization to a national society.
number
▪ In practice the number returned will vary by up to 10%, though usually by more like 3%.
▪ Price and the number purchased vary directly. and these real-world data seem to be at odds with the law of demand.
▪ The number of dates also varies, depending on how busy the track is.
▪ The number does not vary when comparing intelligence, mental health, or level of daily activIty.
▪ Estimates of the number slaughtered vary from 30,000 to 70,000.
▪ The number of youngsters sniffing varies from place to place and at different times.
▪ The numbers recorded annually vary widely, ranging from under 100 to nearly 3,000 in recent springs.
▪ This research aims to investigate, in detail, activity in a small number of committees which vary in operation and intentions.
person
▪ Here we are focusing attention on the point of contact which will vary from person to person.
▪ The other complicating factor, Levine explains, is that immune systems vary from person to person.
▪ The importance of these considerations again will vary from person to person, and from one society to another.
▪ What these numbers say is simply: Sleep needs vary greatly from one person to another.
▪ The process usually coincides with the teen years but timing varies from one person to another.
▪ The actual length of time one is asleep before this level is reached varies from person to person.
▪ There are a number of obvious problems with the application of this rule, since its interpretation varies from person to person.
▪ It depends on the individual's attitudes, needs and priorities which clearly vary from person to person and from time to time.
place
▪ The number of youngsters sniffing varies from place to place and at different times.
▪ The rules vary from place to place, but there are always rules.
▪ It also varies from place to place.
▪ Thus what was considered immoral conduct has varied from place to place, and the definition has changed over time.
▪ Instruct each individual as it will vary from place to place on the floor.
▪ The rituals vary from place to place, but everywhere there is a reunion of the living with those who have died.
▪ But uneven development does not simply mean that types and quantities of physical and social phenomena vary from place to place.
▪ The structure of the interview will vary from place to place.
price
▪ The prices vary from circuit to circuit, but as a rule they range from £30 for a session to £300.
▪ The quality and price of private housing varies enormously both between city centres and suburbs and between different geographical areas.
▪ Performance times and tickets prices vary.
▪ Package costing: Where complete packages are being compared price mix may vary considerably between suppliers.
▪ Event prices vary. 410-268-4545.
▪ Shop around for limousines and photographers, prices can vary but so can the service.
▪ The cancellation fee is usually expressed as a percentage of the contract price, and varies on a sliding scale.
quality
▪ His reviews avoided the pitfalls of exotica and newness, drawing attention instead to the varied formal qualities of the writing.
▪ Milk chocolate sold in bulk could only vary in price and quality.
▪ The product can be varied in terms of quality, number of versions, branding, packaging and after-sales service.
▪ Each bag held about 1 pound of marijuana of varying quality.
▪ It is useful for such people to learn to vary the quality of their effort.
▪ So far, the pilot projects have varied widely in quality.
▪ Smaller parts vary in quality, but hardly suggest that La Scala were casting from strength.
▪ Prices of cuts should vary with quality.
rate
▪ As has been reported above, individual non-consultation rates vary considerably between universities, the range being from zero to ninety-three percent.
▪ Impulses pass in one direction only, at rates varying from 10 to 120 meters per second.
▪ Stocks and rates of production vary from one area of the Southern Ocean to another.
▪ Glomerular filtration rate did not vary.
▪ Typically, the Breakers on the ocean has four-and seven-night packages, with rates varying by the season.
▪ The rate varies according to the experience of the person dealing with the work.
region
▪ In practice, the treatment of widows and deserted wives varied considerably from region to region.
▪ Forms of land tenure varied widely from one region to another in Piedmont.
▪ The weight of taxation varied considerably from region to region.
▪ This put an end to the national house price explosion, although the effect varied significantly between regions.
▪ Rental fees also vary by season and region of the country.
▪ Not only is the extent of deforestation variable but the reasons why it is occurring also vary from region to region.
size
▪ Estimates of the size of that wave vary.
▪ Like tuition, teacher credentials and class size vary widely at private schools.
▪ The size of this deposit varies by contract, and from time to time depending on trading conditions.
▪ Quantifying damage to reputation is obviously a difficult task, and the size of the awards varies considerably.
▪ The size of the harem varies from species to species.
▪ His jacket size varies between 62 and 64, with a 22-inch shirt collar.
▪ However, when other parameters are varied it may transpire that the optimum window size varies as well.
▪ The size of the plates varied from 9 by 12 inches to 6 by 18 inches.
species
▪ Phytoliths vary in shape from species to species, making them easy to identify.
▪ The nucleation time of model biles was also markedly affected by varying the added phospholipid species.
▪ The size of the harem varies from species to species.
▪ The extent to which spadefoot tadpoles become cannibalistic varies between the different species and according to ecological circumstance.
▪ All species produce some signs of digestion, but the extent can vary greatly within the species as well as between species.
▪ The number of cell divisions in the early embryo that are controlled by the cytoplasm varies from species to species.
▪ The actual value of delta H varies from species to species.
state
▪ Liberals might welcome this; yet the effects, as they varied from state to state, were by no means reassuring.
▪ Patients had to rely on varied state rules.
▪ Still more briefly I have attempted to show that instincts vary slightly in a state of Nature.
▪ Whether other teachers or school officials will be considered public officials varies from state to state.
▪ It would be useless to lay down in advance what they are, since they vary with each particular state of affairs.
▪ It varies from state to state.
▪ Its relationship with justice varies considerably from State to State, depending on the degree of coercion necessary.
▪ The definition of exactly which employees are required to have certification can vary from state to state.
type
▪ Languages vary tremendously in the type of conjunctions they prefer to use as well as the frequency with which they use such items.
▪ The characters also vary in type.
▪ The nature and quantity of protein adsorbed depends upon the fluid in question, and varies according to the type of surface.
▪ Earnings Earnings vary by type and size of the facility, as well as by level of responsibility.
▪ Socio-economic group Mobility can be seen to vary according to people's type of occupation and seniority.
▪ The cost of policies varies according to the type of policy and coverage provided.
▪ The slope will vary according to the type of idea being implemented.
▪ States vary tremendously in the types of taxes employed.
year
▪ The critical moment for harvest varies from year to year and from one plant to the next.
▪ The precise timing varies from year to year and place to place, but the winter and spring are generally bone dry.
▪ The percentage would also vary throughout the year from about 10% in the summer to about 50% in the winter.
▪ Not only does the rainfall vary from year to year, the amount of water available varies throughout the year.
▪ Antelope such as impala vary as the year changes; browse when there is browse to be had; grass when not.
▪ The allowances were varied over the years to take account of inflation, but were never particularly generous.
▪ Sideshows have varied little over the years.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
vary/change etc from sth to sth
▪ Also, because it is a natural product, its textures may vary from one batch to the next.
▪ Like telephone charges, they can be varied from day to day and between evenings and rush hours.
▪ Only Limavady changed from unionist to nationalist hands, and Magherafelt moved from no overall majority to nationalist control.
▪ Since then virtually every small printer, and most large ones, have changed from metal to film.
▪ The change from flute to piccolo or viceversa occupies only a few seconds.
▪ The duties and powers of deans vary from university to university.
▪ The lower limits of normal for serum uric acid are arbitrarily defined and may vary from one lab to another.
▪ The prices vary from circuit to circuit, but as a rule they range from £30 for a session to £300.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ "How much milk do you use a day?" "Oh, it varies."
▪ Driving regulations vary from state to state.
▪ Good writers vary the length and structure of their sentences.
▪ Her income varies considerably from one month to the next.
▪ If you're bored with the trip to work, try varying your route.
▪ It hadn't been established where we'd all sleep - the location seemed to vary from night to night.
▪ Methods of treatment vary according to the age and general health of the patient.
▪ One of Dickens' great skills as a writer is the way he varies his style.
▪ Prices of video cameras vary considerably.
▪ Teachers can keep students' interest by varying their classes.
▪ Test scores vary from school to school.
▪ The hotel rooms vary in size, but all have televisions and telephones.
▪ Ticket prices to New York vary, depending on the time of year.
▪ To obtain the nutrients you need, vary the foods you eat.
▪ Vegetables vary in quality according to the season.
▪ Warhol often varied the colors slightly from one print to the next.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Assessments varied as to how much impact sanctions had achieved.
▪ During different attacks there may be varying degrees of severity.
▪ It allows organisms to protect their essential dynamical properties in the face of environmental changes by varying less essential dynamical properties.
▪ Salaries of assistant managers also varied because of differences in duties and responsibilities.
▪ The amount of shearing or elongation which a ductile material will withstand varies enormously between different metals and alloys.
▪ The nature and quantity of protein adsorbed depends upon the fluid in question, and varies according to the type of surface.
▪ The process will vary depending on the individual and the nature of the conflict.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Vary

Vary \Va"ry\, v. i.

  1. To alter, or be altered, in any manner; to suffer a partial change; to become different; to be modified; as, colors vary in different lights.

    That each from other differs, first confess; Next, that he varies from himself no less.
    --Pope.

  2. To differ, or be different; to be unlike or diverse; as, the laws of France vary from those of England.

  3. To alter or change in succession; to alternate; as, one mathematical quantity varies inversely as another.

    While fear and anger, with alternate grace, Pant in her breast, and vary in her face.
    --Addison.

  4. To deviate; to depart; to swerve; -- followed by from; as, to vary from the law, or from reason. -- Locke.

  5. To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension; as, men vary in opinion.

    The rich jewel which we vary for.
    --Webster (1623).

Vary

Vary \Va"ry\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Varied; p. pr. & vb. n. Varying.] [OE. varien, F. varier, L. variare, fr. varius various. See Various, and cf. Variate.]

  1. To change the aspect of; to alter in form, appearance, substance, position, or the like; to make different by a partial change; to modify; as, to vary the properties, proportions, or nature of a thing; to vary a posture or an attitude; to vary one's dress or opinions.

    Shall we vary our device at will, Even as new occasion appears?
    --Spenser.

  2. To change to something else; to transmute; to exchange; to alternate.

    Gods, that never change their state, Vary oft their love and hate.
    --Waller.

    We are to vary the customs according to the time and country where the scene of action lies.
    --Dryden.

  3. To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversity; to variegate.

    God hath varied their inclinations.
    --Sir T. Browne.

    God hath here Varied his bounty so with new delights.
    --Milton.

  4. (Mus.) To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See Variation, 4.

Vary

Vary \Va"ry\, n. Alteration; change. [Obs.]
--Shak.

Wiktionary

vary

n. (context obsolete English) Alteration; change. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To change with time or a similar parameter. 2 (context transitive English) To institute a change in, from a current state; to modify. 3 (context intransitive English) Not to remain constant: to change with time or a similar parameter. 4 (context of the members of a group intransitive English) To display differences. 5 (context intransitive English) To be or act different from the usual. 6 (context transitive English) To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversity; to variegate. 7 (context transitive music English) To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See ''variation''. 8 (context obsolete English) To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension.

WordNet

vary

  1. v. make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season" [syn: change, alter]

  2. be at variance with; be out of line with [syn: deviate, diverge, depart] [ant: conform]

  3. be subject to change in accordance with a variable; "Prices vary"; "His moods vary depending on the weather"

  4. make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu" [syn: variegate, motley]

  5. [also: varied]

Wikipedia

Vary

Vary is a village in Zakarpattia Oblast ( province) of western Ukraine. It is located around southeast of Berehove at the confluence of the rivers Tisza and Borzsova, not far from the Ukrainian- Hungarian border. Administratively, the village belongs to the Berehove Raion, Zakarpattia Oblast. Historically, the name originates from the Hungarian word vár meaning castle. The village was first mentioned as Vári in 1320 and was previously known as Borsovavára.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

vary

mid-14c. (transitive); late 14c. (intransitive), from Old French variier "be changed, go astray; change, alter, transform" and directly from Latin variare "change, alter, make different," from varius "varied, different, spotted;" perhaps related to varus "bent, crooked, knock-kneed," and varix "varicose vein," from a PIE root *wer- (1) "high raised spot or other bodily infirmity" (cognates: Old English wearte "wart," Swedish varbulde "pus swelling," Latin verruca "wart"). Related: Varied; varying.

Usage examples of "vary".

Ekti was the only known allotrope of hydrogen, though other elements had varying molecular forms.

Acclimatisation -- Correlation of growth -- Compensation and economy of growth -- False correlations -- Multiple, rudimentary, and lowly organised structures variable -- Parts developed in an unusual manner are highly variable: specific characters more variable than generic: secondary sexual characters variable -- Species of the same genus vary in an analogous manner -- Reversions to long-lost characters -- Summary.

Acclimatisation -- Correlation of growth -- Compensation and economy of growth -- False correlations -- Multiple, rudimentary, and lowly organised structures variable -- Parts developed in an unusual manner are highly variable: specific characters more variable than generic: secondary sexual characters variable -- Species of the same genus vary in an analogous manner -- Reversions to long lost characters -- Summary.

On the far eastern islands like Ambon and the Indonesian portion of New Guinea the people are, in varying degrees, of Melanesian ancestry.

Partly to herself, he thought coldly, this same process repeated a hundred times before with varying degrees of twisted truths and violence, with other innocents he needed to use for the betterment of France, men so much easier to deal with than women.

Whether such variability be taken advantage of by natural selection, and whether the variations be accumulated to a greater or lesser amount, thus causing a greater or lesser amount of modification in the varying species, depends on many complex contingencies,--on the variability being of a beneficial nature, on the power of intercrossing, on the rate of breeding, on the slowly changing physical conditions of the country, and more especially on the nature of the other inhabitants with which the varying species comes into competition.

The buttons of bullion obtained are afterwards remelted with borax and run into bars, the fineness of which varies from 600 to 830 thousandths.

He did quadruple and quintuple integration, even quadruple integration between varying exponential limitsin his head.

He did quadruple and quintuple integration, even quadruple integration between varying exponential limits-in his head.

When she chooses a three-story dollhouse with electric lights and an enclosed front porch it is not to pretend at future housewifery, but to arrange and rearrange the Happy Porter Family and their to-scale furniture into varying patterns of orderliness until she arrives at Perfectimundo.

They vary in scale from the single tiresome litigious individual with an old-fashioned clutching mind, through a long range of associations, cities and provincial councils, to the resuscitated sovereign governments of the war period.

The scale length, body configuration, and octave range of litirs vary greatly, the inclusion into this class of instrument being determined by the presence of a soft-wood sounding board joined to an extended neck from whose tip strings of metal, web, or gut are stretched.

Peri floating easefully out of some far-off sphere of sky-wonders,--an aerial Maiden-Shape glided into the full lustre of the varying light,--a dancer, nude save for the pearly glistening veil that was carelessly cast about her dainty limbs, her white arms and delicate ankles being adorned with circlets of tiny, golden bells, which kept up a melodious jinglejangle as she moved.

Hence, if any one species of grass were to go on varying, and those varieties were continually selected which differed from each other in at all the same manner as distinct species and genera of grasses differ from each other, a greater number of individual plants of this species of grass, including its modified descendants, would succeed in living on the same piece of ground.

For in this case the variability will seldom as yet have been fixed by the continued selection of the individuals varying in the required manner and degree, and by the continued rejection of those tending to revert to a former and less modified condition.