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The alleged inheritance of the effects of use and disuse in our domestic animals must be very slow and slight.
Nor is this to be considered as a mere ancient law now fallen into disuse.
Here comes the point of divergence; the fittest from among organisms whose variations arise mainly through use and disuse?
LUCK OR CUNNINGSAMUEL BUTLER
Inexpressible therefore must be our distresses in evading the late acts, by the disuse of British paper and glass.
The precautions instituted by the Roman founders in regard to their water supply had long since fallen into disuse.
CHARLES THE BOLDRUTH PUTNAM
In a hundred years they will probably have fallen into disuse.
Was it politics that had caused this atrophy of the moral senses by disuse?
But all appeared to be in a state of decay and nearly of disuse.
RURAL RIDESWILLIAM COBBETT
Quarterings signifying nothing beyond mere representation are not compulsory, and their use or disuse is quite optional.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRYARTHUR CHARLES FOX-DAVIES
The established posts were few in number, and even where they existed in name they had fallen into disuse.

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