natura non facit saltum
[ nah-too-rah nohn fah-kit sahl-too m; English nuh-too r-uh non fey-sit sal-tuh m, -tyoo r- ]
/ nɑˈtu rɑ noʊn ˈfɑ kɪt ˈsɑl tʊm; English nəˈtʊər ə nɒn ˈfeɪ sɪt ˈsæl təm, -ˈtyʊər- /
nature makes no leap.
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