Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution: 1883 (Google eBook)

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The Institution, 1885
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Page xxxvi - Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart : Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea , Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free, So didst thou travel on life's common way. In cheerful godliness; and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay.
Page xxiii - And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces and worshipped God, saying, Amen, blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honor, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever, Amen.
Page x - Washington, during the time for which they shall hold their respective offices ; three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives, together with six other persons, other than members of Congress...
Page 654 - A Manual Of Chemical Analysis, as applied to the Examination of Medicinal Chemicals and their Preparations. Being a Guide for the Determination of their Identity and Quality, and for the Detection of Impurities and Adulterations. For the. use of Pharmacists, Physicians, Druggists and Manufacturing Chemists, and Pharmaceutical and Medical Students.
Page xxiv - ... Smithsonian Institution be a man possessing weight of character, and a high grade of talent; and that it is further desirable that he possess eminent scientific and general acquirements ; that he be a man capable of advancing science and promoting letters by original research and effort, well qualified to act as a respected channel of communication between the Institution and scientific and literary individuals and societies in this and foreign countries; and, in a word, a man worthy to represent...
Page 122 - I avail myself of this occasion to renew to your excellency the assurances of respect and consideration with which I am your obedient servant, THOS.
Page 798 - Secrecy is necessarily observed, and the poor wretch is stolen upon in the absence of her protectors. Being first stupified with blows, inflicted with clubs or wooden swords on the head, back, and shoulders, every one of which is followed by a stream of blood, she is then dragged through the woods by one arm, with a perseverance and violence that it might be supposed would displace it from its socket. The lover, or rather...
Page 598 - One continuous substance filling all space ; which can vibrate as light, which can be sheared into positive and negative electricity, which in whirls constitutes matter, and which transmits by continuity and not by impact every action and reaction of which matter is capable this is the modern view of the ether and its functions.
Page xix - Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Interior, Postmaster-General, Attorney-General, Commissioner of Patents. / The Regents and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution...
Page 138 - III. Each bureau shall cause to be printed a list of the publications that it is able to place at the disposal of the contracting States. This list shall be corrected and completed each year and regularly addressed to all the bureaus of exchange. ARTICLE IV. The bureaus of exchange will arrange between themselves the number of copies which they may be able eventually to demand and furnish.

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