Ensuring: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 540 pages
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Use in Literature CrookesBut I will observe here that an Immortality liable at any moment to betray itself fatuously by the forcible incantations of Mr. Stead or Professor Crookes is scarcely worth having.ndash;Joseph Conrad in Notes on Life and Letters.Crookes' letters upon the subject are still extant.ndash;Arthur Conan Doyle in The Vital Message.First of all, let us take Crookes' classic experiments with Katie King, a result which for a long time stood alone and isolated but now can be approached by intermittent but definite stages.ndash;Arthur Conan Doyle in The Vital Message.Let us for a moment examine the facts in this Crookes' episode.ndash;Arthur Conan Doyle in The Vital Message.Professor Crookes, the most rising chemist in Europe, Dr. Russel Wallace the great naturalist, Varley the electrician, Flammarion the French astronomer, and many others, risked their scientific reputations in their brave assertions of the truth.ndash;Arthur Conan Doyle in The Vital Message.Crookes and Wallace ranged up on the opposing side, while Sir Oliver Lodge attempted to formulate a compromise that would jibe with his particular cosmic theories.ndash;Jack London in Martin Eden.Mr Crookes regards them as a stream of airy particles electrified by contact with the cathode or negative discharging point, and repelled from it in straight lines.ndash;John Munro in The Story Of Electricity.At the end of the third week of the month Freye reported to Crookes that Cressler was 'in,' and promptly negotiations were opened between the clique and the great banking house of the Stires.ndash;Frank Norris in The Pit.And as soon as Cressler had accepted the invitation, Crookes, with a succinct nod, turned upon his heel and walked away.ndash;Frank Norris in The Pit.Ah Crookes knew when to strike.ndash;Frank Norris in The Pit.

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