Proceedings of the American Society of Microscopists, Volume 7

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American Society of Microscopists, 1885 - Microscopes

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Page 19 - Science was Faith once; Faith were Science now, Would she but lay her bow and arrows by And arm her with the weapons of the time.
Page 24 - Round purple peaks It sails, and seeks Blue inlets and their crystal creeks, Where high rocks throw, Through deeps below, A duplicated golden glow. Far, vague, and dim The mountains swim; While, on Vesuvius' misty brim, With outstretched hands, The gray smoke stands O'erlooking the volcanic lands.
Page 6 - Whereof the man, that with me trod This planet, was a noble type Appearing ere the times were ripe, That friend of mine who lives in God, That God, which ever lives and loves, One God, one law, one element, And one far-off divine event, To which the whole creation moves.
Page 15 - Principles, 76, 141,) that whatever amount of power an organism expends in any shape, is the correlate and equivalent of a power that was taken into it from without.
Page 133 - ... according to the methods described. Both samples gave the globular crystals, showing the cross. These crystals varied in diameter from fifteen ten-thousandths to one one-hundredth of an inch. Very large crystals, such as the latter, show the cross but dimly, while the small ones show it distinctly. To this date I have received several samples of butter from Tennessee, Ohio, New York, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. All exhibited one or both forms of the crystals common to butter,...
Page 129 - ... figure, resembling what is known as the cross of St. Andrew. In course of time, the period ranging from a few days to a few weeks, according to the quality of the butter used and the temperature to which it is exposed, the crystals, which at first are globular, degenerate, giving way to numerous rosettelike forms peculiar to butter. I have also demonstrated that the crystals of butter and lard respectively differ essentially from each other, and may be distinguished at once, one from tho other,...
Page 10 - Dream with the idlers, with the bards compete. Come back, come back. Come back, come back ; and whither and for what ? To finger idly some old Gordian knot, Unskilled to sunder, and too weak to cleave, And with much toil attain to half-believe.
Page 136 - ... in them and are characteristic of them. These latter substances are never found in pure butter. When butter substitutes are sold as butter, they exhibit only the faint odor and taste of butter, and one is puzzled to know whether the article is genuine or not. In such cases it will generally be found to be either oleomargarine or butterine. When the suspected substance has a bad odor, and tastes like butter, it is probably old butter, provided it exhibits no dark yellow bodies when viewed under...
Page 135 - ... size of a bean and mixing quickly with a glass rod. The mass at once assumes a light amber tint, soon turning darker and richer in color. After a period of from fifteen to thirty minutes it turns to a well-defined crimson scarlet. After a lapse of twenty-four hours it becomes the color of dark walnut. Within the last six months I have failed to find any of this grade of butter substitute in Washington markets. It is giving way to various Cheaper compounds, known as butterine. True oleomargarine...
Page 84 - ... will fringe the outlines of the object. If the focus has been obtained by means of the rack and pinion, the fine adjustment always remaining the same, one can readily ascertain the refractive indices of various media proposed for use with immersion objectives in...

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