The American Naturalist (Google eBook)

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Essex Institute, 1897 - Natural history
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Page 761 - Year after year beheld the silent toil That spread his lustrous coil; Still, as the spiral grew, He left the past year's dwelling for the new, Stole with soft step its shining archway through, Built up its idle door, Stretched in his last-found home, and knew the old no more.
Page 831 - Bitter constraint, and sad occasion dear, Compels me to disturb your season due: For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer: Who would not sing for Lycidas?
Page 310 - Electrotypes, single cut-out patterns, matrices, keys sent singly, fresh cut flowers, articles of natural history (dried or preserved animals and plants, geological specimens, etc.), tubes of serum and vaccines and pathological objects rendered harmless by their mode of preparation and packing. These articles, except tubes of...
Page 762 - It should be forcibly brought home to those whose philozoic sentiments outweigh sentiments of true philanthropy that these discoveries, which have led to the saving of untold thousands of human lives, have been gained by the sacrifice of the lives of thousands of animals, and by no possibility could have been made without experimentation upon animals.
Page 309 - Union at the rates for samples of merchandise ; that an appeal should be addressed to all the delegates and members of the Congress of Zoology to bring this amendment to the notice of their respective governments, so that those governments should instruct their delegates to the Postal Congress to act favorably upon the same ; that copies of these resolutions be sent by the Secretary of the Congress of Zoology to all governments forming part of the Universal Postal Union and which were not represented...
Page 302 - The front margin is strongly convex. The post-abdomen is long and slender, resembling that of Camptocercus, and is notched at the distal extremity; it has two rows of fine teeth and some fine scales above them. The terminal claws are long, slender, with a basal spine, a spine in the middle, and are serrated. The antennules are long and slender, but do not reach to the end of the rostrum. They have each a flagellum and sense hairs. The antennae are small and have eight (sif) setae and two (jmr) spines.
Page 98 - ITnapproached by any other Periodical in the world, of the most valuable Literary and Scientific matter of the day, from the pens of the foremost Essayists, Scientists, Critics, Discoverers, and Editors, representing every department of Knowledge and Progress.
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Page 861 - I think it possible to show that the true definition of life is, energy directed by sensibility, or by a mechanism which has originated under the direction of sensibility.
Page 758 - ... the content of college courses and the college environment. Earlier in the history of civilization the two could not have been contrasted, because the teacher was the environment of the student, or else if he could not bulk so large he molded the student life. We have all heard a college defined as a log with Mark Hopkins at one end and the student at the other. When he is a man like Hopkins and there have been many of them the teacher creates new ideas and ideals for the student out...

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