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Page 75 - GOD, who knowest us to be set in the midst of so many and great dangers, that by reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always stand upright...
Page 26 - Among the Selkirk Glaciers ; being the Account of a Rough Survey in the Rocky Mountain Regions of British Columbia.
Page 5 - English greyhounds of the best breed, to hunt the hares which abound in that country. The great platform which is the scene of sport is at an elevation of about...
Page 15 - AM 1889. A Monograph of the marine and freshwater Ostracoda of the North Atlantic and of Northwestern Europe.
Page 296 - I suddenly came to the surface again. I was on a wave of the avalanche, and saw it before me as I was carried down. It was the most awful sight I ever saw.
Page 164 - In all the depths greater than 1,000 fathoms the carbonate of lime is mostly derived from the shells of pelagic organisms that have fallen from the surface waters, and it will be noticed that these wholly disappear from the greater depths.2 By a series of experiments Messrs. Murray and Irvine found : "That although sea water under certain conditions may take up a...
Page 206 - for the advancement and prosecution of scientific research in its broadest sense," now amounts to §25,000. As the income is already available, the trustees desire to receive applications for appropriations in aid of scientific work. This endowment is not for the benefit of any one department of science, but it is the intention of the trustees to give the preference to those investigations, not...
Page 295 - Chemical decomposition is not to be considered merely as an accidental attendant on the electrical discharge, but as an essential feature of the discharge, without which it could not occur.
Page 249 - ... the products formed by the action of light. [Red photochloride and purple photobromide and iodide shown.] The photographic image is impressed on a modern film in an inappreciable fraction of a second, whereas the photosalt requires an appreciable time for its production. The image is invisible simply because of the extremely minute quantity of haloid decomposed. In the present state of knowledge it cannot be asserted that the material composing this image is identical in composition with the...