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Examples of Proportionally
The surcharge of taxes rendering lands a burdensome possession, the poor proprietor abandoned his field, or sold it to the powerful; and fortune became concentrated in a few hands.
On the other hand, emulation finding no object, science no encouragement, the mind sunk into profound ignorance.
On rising he betook himself forthwith to his literary occupations, which were continued till afternoon, when they gave place to physical exercise.
Latterly he was regular in his habits; rose early, retired late, and managed to get along with but very little sleep.
I mark each seedling as it appears, and I am astonished at the number that come up, and still more at the number killed by slugs, etc.
I mention all this on account of the variation of plants in ascending mountains; I have quoted the foregoing remark only generally with no examples, for I add, there is so much doubt and dispute what to call varieties; but yet I have stumbled on so many casual remarks on VARIETIES of plants on mountains being so characterised, that I presume there is some truth in it.