Vestiges of the natural history of creation [by R. Chambers]. (Google eBook)

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1853
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Page lxxxiv - Foolscap 8vo. cloth, 12s. 6d. THE WISDOM AND BENEFICENCE OF THE ALMIGHTY, AS DISPLAYED IN THE SENSE OF VISION; being the Actonian Prize Essay for 1851.
Page lxix - It would be unjust to conclude this notice without saying a few words in favour of Mr. Churchill, from whom the profession is receiving, it may be truly said, the most beautiful series of Illustrated Medical Works which has ever been published." Lancet. "All the publications of Mr. Churchill are prepared with so much taste and neatness, that it is superfluous to speak of them in terms of commendation.
Page lx - Thus, the production of new forms, as shewn in the pages of the geological record, has never been anything more than a new stage of progress in gestation, an event as simply natural, and attended as little by any circumstances of a wonderful or startling kind, as the silent advance of an ordinary mother from one week to another of her pregnancy.
Page ii - A law presupposes an agent, for it is only the mode according to which an agent proceeds: it implies a power, for it is the order according to which that power acts. Without this agent, without this power, which are both distinct from itself, the law does nothing, is nothing. The expression, "the law of metallic nature...
Page c - ELEMENTS OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY; being an Experimental Introduction to the Study of the Physical Sciences.
Page xciii - Intended as a Source of Easy Reference for Clergymen, and for Families residing at a Distance from Professional Assistance.
Page lxxiv - Cosmetics ; Beverages, Dietetic Articles, and Condiments ; Trade Chemicals, Miscellaneous Preparations and Compounds used in the Arts, &c. ; with useful Memoranda and Tables.
Page lxxx - An admirable exposition of the present state of chemical science, simply and clearly written, and displaying a thorough practical knowledge of its details, as well as a profound acquaintance with its principles. The illustrations, and the whole getting-up of the book, merit our highest praise.
Page lxxi - Fcap. 8vo. cloth, 2s. 6d. MR. JOSEPH MACLISE, FRCS SURGICAL ANATOMY. A Series of Dissections, illustrating the Principal Regions of the Human Body. Second Edition, folio, cloth, 3. 12s.; half-morocco, 4. 4s. . ON DISLOCATIONS AND FRACTURES. This Work is Uniform with "Surgical Anatomy; "folio, cloth, 2.
Page lxxx - CHANGE OF CLIMATE ; considered as a Remedy in Dyspeptic, Pulmonary, and other Chronic Affections; with an Account of the most Eligible Places of Residence for Invalids, at different Seasons of the Year.

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