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Page 170 - ... for the best publication, exploration, discovery, or research in the sciences of geology and palaeontology, or in such particular branches thereof as may be designated.
Page 484 - G., compilation of notes and memoranda bearing upon the use of human ordure and human urine in rites of a religious or semi-religious character among various nations.
Page 490 - No. 17. — The Chinch Bug. A general Summary of its History, Habits, Enemies, and of the Remedies and Preventives to be used against it.
Page 426 - ... acknowledges that many of those described as distinct species must be reduced to synonyms. George W. Tryon, in his large work on the American Melanians, published by the Smithsonian Institution, having finished his manuscript in 1865, says, under date of 1873, when the work was finally published, " A more enlarged acquaintance with fresh-water shells convinces me that a much greater reduction of the number of species than I have attempted must eventually be made.
Page 421 - It matters not ; for, go at night or noon, A friend, whene'er he dies, has died too soon, And, once we hear the hopeless He is dead, So far as flesh hath knowledge, all is said.
Page 492 - Memoranda of the origin, plan and results of the field and other experiments. conducted on the farm and in the laboratory...
Page 72 - Silliman,' as you never touch the subject without making it clearer. I look at it as even more extraordinary that you never say a word or use an epithet which does not express fully my meaning. Now Lyell, Hooker, and others, who perfectly understand my book, yet sometimes use expressions to which I demur.