Annual Report

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Page 18 - I saw how), from the simple circumstance that the more diversified the descendants from any one species become in structure, constitution, and habits, by so much will they be better enabled to seize on many and widely diversified places in the polity of nature, and so be enabled to increase in numbers.
Page 85 - O, when I am safe in my sylvan home, I tread on the pride of Greece and Rome ; And when I am stretched beneath the pines, Where the evening star so holy shines, I laugh at the lore and the pride of man, At the sophist schools, and the learned clan ; For what are they all, in their high conceit, When man in the bush with God may meet?
Page vi - The President, or, in his absence, the Vice-President, shall preside at all meetings of the Society and of the Executive Committee.
Page 85 - Oh, when I am safe in my sylvan home, I tread on the pride of Greece and Rome ; And when I am stretched beneath the pines. Where the evening star so holy shines, I laugh at the lore and pride of man, At the Sophist schools, and the learned clan ; For what are they all, in their high conceit. When man in the bush with God may meet ? RALPH WALDO £HBBSON.
Page 40 - Nature, when she had enough species of a genus to go round, dealt them fairly, one at least to each quarter of our zone ; but when she had only two of some peculiar kind gave one to us and the other to Japan, Manchuria, or the Himalayas ; when she had only one, divided these between the two partners on the opposite side of the table.
Page 104 - What Peter the Great did to make Russia dominant, Eli Whitney's invention of the cotton-gin has more than equaled in its relation to the power and progress of the United States.
Page 103 - Every one of the 'harvest hands' deliberately marched out of the field, and told the proprietor that he 'might secure his crop as best he could; that the threshing machine had deprived them of regular winter work twenty years ago, and now the reaper would deprive them of the pittance they otherwise would earn during harvest.
Page viii - OF BUSINESS. SECTION 1. The following shall be the order of business at every meeting, unless changed at the time by the vote of the meeting : 1. Reading the minutes of the preceding meeting. 2. Unfinished business.
Page 152 - Italy are shown in the following table :— It will be seen that the...
Page vi - Male members shall pay an annual fee of fiftv cents, in advance, which shall be for the year ending with the next succeeding annual meeting; and no member shall have the right to vote, or other privilege of membership of the Society, so long as such annual fee shall remain unpaid.

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