Proceedings, Volume 29 (Google eBook)

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Page 88 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school : and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
Page 70 - THE baby new to earth and sky, What time his tender palm is prest Against the circle of the breast, Has never thought that " this is I :" But as he grows he gathers much, And learns the use of "I," and "me," And finds "I am not what I see, And other than the things I touch.
Page 152 - I cross the boundary of the experimental evidence, and discern In that matter which we, in our ignorance of its latent powers, and notwithstanding our professed reverence for its creator, have hitherto covered with opprobrium, the promise and potency of all terrestrial life.
Page 118 - There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker, and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead there be three Persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Page 137 - And if I urge that I can check my sight of you by touching you, the retort would be that I am equally transgressing the limits of fact ; for what I am really conscious of is, not that you are there, but that the nerves of my hand have undergone a change. All we hear, and see, and touch, and taste, and smell, are, it would be urged, mere variations of our own condition, beyond which, even to the extent of a hair's breadth, we cannot go.
Page 39 - Abandoning all disguise, the confession that I feel bound to make before you is that I prolong the vision backward across the boundary of the experimental evidence, and discern in that matter, which we in our ignorance, and notwithstanding our professed reverence for its Creator, have hitherto covered with opprobrium, the promise and potency of every form and quality of life.
Page 169 - Who knows exactly, and who shall in this world declare, whence and why this creation took place? The gods are subsequent to the production of this world ; then who can know whence it proceeded, or whence this varied world arose, or whether it uphold itself or not. He who, in the highest heaven, is the ruler of this universe, does indeed know ; but not another one can possess this knowledge.
Page 169 - WHO knows exactly, and who shall in this world declare, whence and why this creation took place? The gods are subsequent to the production of this world; then who can know whence it proceeded, or whence this varied world arose, or whether it upholds itself or not? He who in the highest heaven is the ruler of this universe, he knows, or does not know.
Page 45 - We come at length to those organisms which I have compared to drops of oil suspended in a mixture , of alcohol and water. We reach the protogenes of ' Haeckel, in which we have ' a type distinguishable from a fragment of albumen only by its finely granular character.
Page 347 - He was one of the first, if not the very first, to practise excision in cases of carious joints.

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