Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Volumes 1-2

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Laws of the Society are included in v. 2-5, 11-12, 14-15, 17, 20, 22, and new ser., v. 1-

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Page 106 - And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease, whilst I leave it, and come down to you?
Page 110 - It ceased; yet still the sails made on A pleasant noise till noon, A noise like of a hidden brook, In the leafy month of June, That to the sleeping woods all night Singeth a quiet tune.
Page 107 - A THING of beauty is a joy for ever : Its loveliness increases ; it will never Pass into nothingness ; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.
Page 152 - In the absence of the President, the Chair shall be taken by one of the Members of the Council in the following order ; viz.
Page xxvii - ... reads entirely in earnest. That a man has to bring out his gift in words of any kind, and not in silent divine actions, which alone are fit to express it well, seems to me a great misfortune for him...
Page 104 - And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Page 155 - An elected member shall not be entitled to attend the meetings nor to enjoy any privilege of the Society, nor shall his name be printed in the list of the Society, until he shall have paid his admission fee and first annual subscription, and have returned to the Secretaries the obligation signed by himself.
Page 79 - This liquid kino had a specific gravity of 1-022 at 60 F., when received in April, 1888. The following results were obtained in December to January, 1889 :— Tannic acid 3-048 per cent, (of the liquid kino, without evaporating), " non-tannin " 1-27 per cent, (a portion of liquid kino, kept in agitation so as to obtain a fair proportion of sediment, was added to water to make up...
Page 78 - Frequently, when an incision is made into the bark, and more particularly when the knobby excrescences sometimes found on this tree are cut, there exudes a watery liquid, which occasionally is almost as clear and as colourless as water, and at other times of an orange-brown or reddish-brown colour, and of the consistency of a thin extract, or even as thick as treacle. This is doubtless the substance which was sent from New South Wales to the Paris Exhibition of 1867, labelled "apple-tree juice,"...
Page 113 - Swifter than those who cannot swim at all; So, in this way of writing without thinking, Thou hast a strange alacrity in sinking.

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