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An essay on the principle of population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils whic...
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London, John Murray, 1826
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Natural History Museum Library, London
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lines 21—22 annotation Q

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from End Slip 2 annotation 3 Malthus & Franklin saw the law of increase in animals & Plants clearly

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from End Note annotation 5 Increase in U. States; 6 According to Euler

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from End Note annotation 5 Increase in U. States; 6 According to Euler

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from End Slip 2 annotation 23 Allows increase of some very population may be prevented by powerful & obvious checks.

bottom-margin annotation Even in savagest life some preventive check, for all savages do not marry quite young, have generally to purchase wife & prepare tools and implements.—

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top-margin annotation This is much the same as to say well-fed are less fecund.—
from End Slip 1 annotation 343 Doubleday;
from End Slip 2 annotation 343 Force of life in each country in inverse ratio to Fecundity (Doubleday)

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bottom-margin annotation preventive checks come into play.—

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from End Slip 2 annotation 517 On Doubling in U. States in 25 years

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