Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Volume 9

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Page 471 - And, moved thro' life of lower phase, Result in man, be born and think, And act and love, a closer link Betwixt us and the crowning race Of those that, eye to eye, shall look On knowledge ; under whose command Is Earth and Earth's, and in their hand Is Nature like an open book...
Page 312 - Conference may also discuss propositions bearing on the promotion of more systematic observation and plans of operation, and of greater uniformity in the mode of publishing results.
Page 260 - ... for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration.
Page 311 - ... of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. A number of proposals, which took the form of rules, were suggested for the consideration of the Council of the Association. In accordance with these any society is eligible to be placed on the list of corresponding societies of the British Association which undertakes local scientific investigations and publishes notices of the results of such investigations, especially if they are such as are carried on by committees of the Association.
Page 202 - ... these beautiful articles which were spread over the surface of the then civilized world, was located in Yorkshire. Philostratus, a Greek who was attached to the court of Julia Domna, the wife of the Emperor Severus, writes, " it is said that the barbarians living in or by the ocean, pour these colours on heated bronze, that these adhere, grow as hard as stone, and preserve the designs that are made in them.
Page 126 - ... 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 which cannot otherwise be provided for, which have for their object the advancement of human knowledge or the benefit of mankind in general, rather than to researches directed to the solution of questions of merely local importance.
Page 126 - for the advancement and prosecution of scientific research in its broadest sense, " now amounts to 26,000. As accumulated income will be available in December next, 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 which cannot otherwise...
Page 413 - Most of the tribes had men who were expert at flaking, and who could decide at sight the best mode of working. Some of these pebbles would split into tolerably good flakes by quick and sharp blows striking on the same point; others would break by a cross fracture into two or more pieces ; these were preferred, as good flakes could be split from their clean...
Page 129 - Prof. Green, and JW Davis. The Minutes were read and confirmed. It was decided that three Photographs be issued to the members this year ; subject: Contortions at Flamborough Head. Proposed by JT Atkinson, seconded by Prof. Green, " That the annual meeting be held at Leeds about the end of October.
Page 399 - Bonncy in his presidential address to the Geological section of the British Association at...

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