Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology, Industrial Arts, Manufactures, and Technology, Volume 18 (Google eBook)

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John Churchill and Sons, 1881 - Science
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Page 681 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.
Page 751 - That, changed through all, and yet in all the same; Great in the earth, as in the ethereal frame; Warms in the sun, refreshes in the breeze, Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees; Lives through all life, extends through all extent; Spreads undivided, operates unspent!
Page 237 - Reference was made to the loss which the Society had sustained by the death of Mr.
Page 38 - Siberia in Europe: a visit to the valley of the Petchora in north-east Russia.
Page 161 - Poetry, appeared to be compositions infinitely superior to the allegory of the preaching tinker. We live in better times ; and we are not afraid to say, that, though there were many clever men in England during the latter half of the seventeenth century, there were only two minds which possessed the imaginative faculty in a very eminent degree. One of those minds produced the Paradise Lost, the other the Pilgrim's Progress.
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Page 547 - Butterflies, their Structure, Changes, and Life-Histories, with Special Reference to American Forms. Being an Application of the " Doctrine of Descent
Page 270 - ... not alone the more ignoble forms of animalcular or animal life, not alone the nobler forms of the horse and lion, not alone the exquisite and wonderful mechanism of the human body, but that the human mind itself emotion, intellect, will, and all their phenomena were once latent in a fiery cloud.
Page 48 - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. Vol. Ill, Nos. 1 and 2. Bulletin No. 1 of the United States Entomological Commission, " Destruction of the Young or unfledged Locusts.
Page 6 - Darwin to set aside, is as firmly associated with the creation of a few forms as with the creation of a multitude. We need clearness and thoroughness here. Two courses, and two only, are possible. Either let us open our doors freely to the conception of creative acts, or abandoning them, let us radically change our notions of matter.

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