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  • Most of the rest (inlcuding myself) do some kind of self-evolved semi-touch typing, with no real consistency as to which finger presses what key, and often forgoing the use of the little fingers (and to a large degree the ring fingers as well).

    QWERTY vs. Dvorak - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Their volume-scavenging strategy is self-evolved, purely practical, a simple algorithm.

    Furious Gulf

  • Also his self-evolved translation of the duties of friendship is the last word on that subject.

    The Native Son

  • It is worth while perhaps to quote what appears to me to be a thoroughly critic-proof case, so that the inquirer may see how strong the evidence is that these messages are not self-evolved.

    The New Revelation

  • Everything stands in its proper relation in that self-evolved art, is logical, well-proportioned.

    I. Notre Dame. Book III

  • Our civilization is mainly self-evolved; a natural growth developing by normal, logical, and relatively gradual stages.

    The New World of Islam

  • How the hero, by virtue of a self-evolved, infallible system, speedily climbs to the top of his profession in New York; how he saves the woman he loves from a fate worse than death, and then, to save his honor, discards the system that made his success, forms a vividly realistic and powerful story. 12mo.

    The Pirate of Panama A Tale of the Fight for Buried Treasure

  • In the _Nature's Revenge_ there were shown on the one side the wayfarers and the villagers, content with their home-made triviality and unconscious of anything beyond; and on the other the _Sanyasi_ busy casting away his all, and himself, into the self-evolved infinite of his imagination.

    My Reminiscences

  • On they went, the self-evolved breeze a gale now, the throb of the big motor a continuous moan, the cloud of dust behind them a dull brown bank against the sky.

    The Dominant Dollar

  • His reasons for action were in most cases self-evolved and entirely self-regulated.

    The Portion of Labor

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