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Página 214 - Our Place among Infinities: A Series of Essays contrasting our Little Abode in Space and Time with the Infinities Around us. Crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. The Expanse of Heaven : A Series of Essays on the Wonders of the Firmament.
Página 250 - HAECKEL (Prof. Ernst) — THE HISTORY OF CREATION. Translation revised by Professor E. RAY LANKESTER, MA, FRS With Coloured Plates and Genealogical Trees of the various groups of both plants and animals. 2 vols. Second Edition. Post 8vo. cloth, price 32*.
Página 340 - SCHWEINFURTH'S HEART OF AFRICA. The Heart of Africa. Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored Regions of the Centre of Africa. From 1868 to 1871. By Dr.
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Página 323 - It may be said that the fact makes a stronger impression on the boy through the medium of his sight, that he believes it the more confidently. I say that this ought not to be the case. If he does not believe the statements of his tutor — probably a clergyman of mature knowledge, recognised ability, and blameless character — his suspicion is irrational, and manifests a want of the power of appreciating evidence, a want fatal to his success in that branch of science which he is supposed to be cultivating.
Página 250 - A MANUAL OF BOTANY. Anatomical and Physiological. For the Use of Students. By Robert Brown, MA, Ph.D., FRGS, Lecturer on Botany under the Science and Art Department of the Committee of the Privy Council on Education.
Página 197 - ... parts by weight of dry mineral matter, or one part by weight of dry organic matter in 100,000 parts by weight of the liquid.
Página 62 - ... curve. Such is, on the whole, the most probable representation of the earth's present temperature, at depths of from 100 feet, where the annual variations cease to be sensible, to 100 miles ; below which the whole mass, or all, except a nucleus cool from the beginning, is (whether liquid or solid) probably at, or very nearly at, the proper melting temperature for the pressure at each depth.