Substance, again, does not appear to admit
of variation of degree.
"Yes, I admit
it," said Levin without thinking, and he was conscious immediately that he had said what he did not think.
that a multitude of forms, which till lately they themselves thought were special creations, and which are still thus looked at by the majority of naturalists, and which consequently have every external characteristic feature of true species,--they admit
that these have been produced by variation, but they refuse to extend the same view to other and very slightly different forms.
"After examining one by one the different theories, rejecting all other suggestions, it becomes necessary to admit
the existence of a marine animal of enormous power.
Nicholas' Day and the prince's name day- all Moscow came to the prince's front door but he gave orders to admit
no one and to invite to dinner only a small number, a list of whom he gave to Princess Mary.
It cannot admit
of a doubt that the entire power of appointment would enable him much more effectually to establish a dangerous empire over that body, than a mere power of nomination subject to their control.