In this gradual way every practical advantage on the part of the patricians was taken away.
All these processes are regarded as a series of manifestations of a vital principle in higher and higher forms. Oken, again, who carries Schelling's ideas into the region of biological science, seeks to reconstruct the gradual evolution of the material world out of original matter, which is the first immediate appearance of God, or the absolute.
Its polity has been of gradual growth, and still retains some features peculiar to itself.
A gradual refrigeration proceeded through the Pliocene period.
These advantages led to the gradual supersession of the single-wire system until at the present day the all-metallic system is employed almost universally.