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Page 577 - NOTES of a COURSE of SEVEN LECTURES On ELECTRICAL PHENOMENA and THEORIES, delivered at the Royal Institution AD 1870.
Page 333 - ... forfeit and pay a sum of not more than five pounds nor less than forty shillings, and upon a second conviction for such offence the sum of ten pounds, and for each subsequent conviction a sum double the amount of the penalty imposed for the last preceding conviction, but the highest amount of such penalty shall not in any case exceed the sum of two hundred pounds...
Page 28 - First Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the best means of preventing the pollution of Rivers (River Thames).
Page 318 - Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of Nature ; and in such things as these experiment is the best test of consistency.
Page 295 - The CLIMATE of the SOUTH of FRANCE as SUITED to INVALIDS; with Notices of Mediterranean and other Winter Stations. By CT WILLIAMS, MAMD Oxon. Assistant-Physician to the Hospital for Consumption at Brompton. Second Edition. Crown Svo. 6s. REPORTS on the PROGRESS of PRACTICAL and SCIENTIFIC MEDICINE in Different Parts of the World.
Page 338 - ... amended, that it might be well to give some account of it here. The plaintiff proved he had received damage from smoke coming from the direction of the defendant's works, and alleged that the damage he had sustained was wholly done by them, intimating that if he gained a verdict in the present suit he should apply to the Court of Chancery for an injunction to restrain the carrying on of the works altogether, as he believed he would then be free from all damage. In defence it was pointed out that...
Page 506 - I therefore wrote the board full from top to bottom on both sides ; and my landlord, to be certain of having the whole force of the charm, washed the writing from the board into a calabash with a little water, and having said a few prayers over it, drank this powerful draught: after which, lest a single word should escape, he licked the board until it was quite dry.
Page 319 - The spiritualist tells of flowers with the fresh dew on them, of fruit and living objects being carried through closed windows, and even solid brick walls. The scientific investigator naturally asks that an additional weight (if it be only the thousandth part of a grain) be deposited on one pan of his balance when the case is locked.