The "Appeal" had what it called its "Army," about thirty thousand of the faithful, who did things for it; and it was always exhorting the "Army" to keep its dander up, and occasionally encouraging it with a prize competition
, for anything from a gold watch to a private yacht or an eighty-acre farm.
In society there were silly conversations lasting half a minute, cool acquaintanceships founded on such half-minutes, general reciprocity of suspicion, overcrowding, insufficient ventilation, bad music badly executed, late hours, unwholesome food, intoxicating liquors, jealous competition
in useless expenditure, husband-hunting, flirting, dancing, theatres, and concerts.
As we have seen in the previous chapter, there now came a period of violent competition
which is remembered as the Dark Ages of the telephone business.
These labourers, who must sell themselves piece-meal, are a commodity, like every other article of commerce, and are consequently exposed to all the vicissitudes of competition
, to all the fluctuations of the market.
The limit of length in relation to dramatic competition
and sensuous presentment, is no part of artistic theory.
A fierce competition
ensued between them and their old rivals, the Hudson's Bay Company; which was carried on at great cost and sacrifice, and occasionally with the loss of life.
Now, as for myself, I care for no such things, except in the way of competition
; for a thing which is of no moment in itself may be made of importance in the way of competition
A plan had to be devised to enable him to enter into successful competition
DEAR MADAM: We have much pleasure in informing you that your charming story `Averil's Atonement' has won the prize of twenty-five dollars offered in our recent competition
An exhibition of agricultural implements had been opened in the neighborhood, only two days since; and a public competition
between rival machines was to be decided on the coming Monday.
Here in the factory was combination, and before it competition
Bears on natural selection -- The term used in a wide sense -- Geometrical powers of increase -- Rapid increase of naturalised animals and plants -- Nature of the checks to increase -- Competition
universal -- Effects of climate -- Protection from the number of individuals -- Complex relations of all animals and plants throughout nature -- Struggle for life most severe between individuals and varieties of the same species; often severe between species of the same genus -- The relation of organism to organism the most important of all relations.