Scientific Associations, Their Rise, Progress, and Influence: With a History of the Hunterian Society

Bell & Daldy, 1869 - 56 頁
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第 56 頁 - Let knowledge grow from more to more, But more of reverence in us dwell; That mind and soul, according well, May make one music as before, But vaster.
第 27 頁 - Hues which have words, and speak to ye of heaven Floats o'er this vast and wondrous monument, And shadows forth its glory. There is given Unto the things of earth, which Time hath bent, A spirit's feeling, and where he hath leant His hand, but broke his scythe, there is a power And magic in the ruin'd battlement, For which the palace of the present hour Must yield its pomp, and wait till ages are its dower.
第 54 頁 - So careful of the type?' but no. From scarped cliff and quarried stone She cries, 'A thousand types are gone; I care for nothing, all shall go. 'Thou makest thine appeal to me: I bring to life, I bring to death; The spirit does but mean the breath: I know no more.
第 50 頁 - Quique sacerdotes casti, dum vita manebat, Quique pii vates et Phoebo digna locuti, Inventas aut qui vitam excoluere per artes, Quique sui memores alios fecere merendo ; Omnibus his nivea cinguntur tempora vitta.
第 55 頁 - You see I am not mincing matters, but avowing nakedly what many scientific thinkers more or less distinctly believe. The formation of a crystal, a plant, or an animal, is in their eyes a purely mechanical problem, which differs from the problems of ordinary mechanics in the smallness of the masses and the complexity of the processes involved.
第 55 頁 - But I must go still further, and affirm that in the eye of science the animal body is just as much the product of molecular force as the stalk and ear of corn, or as the crystal of salt or sugar.
第 25 頁 - ... London Hospital in 1780. His competitors on this occasion were Mr. George Vaux and Mr. Andree, but he was successful by a large majority. During many years, he performed all the operations, and attended nearly to the entire duties of the hospital, for his colleagues Mr. Grindall and Mr. Weale.
第 30 頁 - ... a morning dream, life becomes more and more bright the longer we live, and the reason of everything appears more clear. What has puzzled us before seems less mysterious, and the crooked paths look straight as we approach the end.
第 43 頁 - With transport once ; the fond attentive gaze Of young astonishment ; the sober zeal Of age, commenting on prodigious things, For such the bounteous Providence of Heaven...
第 33 頁 - ... a professorship in the University of Virginia. In 1836 he removed to Philadelphia, and accepted a chair in the Jefferson College, one of the leading medical schools in the city — a post that he filled most acceptably. His works are extensive and numerous, enjoying a high reputation as text-books. He was a member and correspondent of numerous literary and scientific societies, both in Europe and America. Of late years he took great interest in the instruction of the blind, and published a dictionary...