Zeitgenossen: Biograhien und Charakteristiken

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F.A. Brockhus, 1831 - Biography
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Page 67 - Six Discourses delivered before the Royal Society at their Anniversary Meetings, on the award of the Royal and Copley Medals ; preceded by an Address to the Society on the progress and prospects of Science, by Sir Humphry Davy, Bart. London, 1827. 4to. — From the Society. Memoires de 1' Academic Imperialo des Sciences de St Petersburg.
Page 68 - Le zèle religieux des philosophes et des grands n'était qu'une dévotion politique , et toute religion qu'on se permet de défendre comme une croyance qu'il est utile de laisser au peuple ne peut plus espérer qu'une agonie plus ou moins prolongée.
Page 61 - n'étant à autre fin, je prie Dieu qu'il vous ait en sa sainte garde.
Page 56 - That keen will come the frosty night ; But both shall please ; and each in turn Yield Reason's most supreme delight. Build me. a shrine, and I could kneel To Rural Gods, or prostrate fall ; Did I not see, did I not feel, That one GREAT SPIRIT governs all. O heav'n permit that I may lie Where o'er my corse green branches wave ; And those who from life's tumult fly With kindred feelings press my grave.
Page 72 - On the Application of Liquids formed by the Condensation of Gases as Mechanical Agents.
Page 70 - Explosion ; an Account of an Invention for giving Light in explosive Mixtures of Fire-Damp in Coal-Mines, by consuming the Fire-Damp ; and further Experiments on the Combustion of explosive Mixtures confined by Wire Gauze; with some Observations on Flame.
Page 22 - Account of some Experiments and Observations on the constituent Parts of certain astringent Vegetables, and on their Operation in Tanning. 1803. An Account of some analytical Experiments on a Mineral Production from Devonshire, consisting principally of Alumine and Water.
Page 68 - The Bakerian Lecture on some Chemical Agencies of Electricity. 1807. The Bakerian Lecture on some new Phenomena of Chemical Changes produced by Electricity, particularly the Decomposition of the fixed Alkalies, and the Exhibition of the new Substances which constitute their Basis, and on the general Nature of Alkaline Bodies. 1808. The Bakerian Lecture ; an Account of some new analytical Researches on the Nature of certain Bodies, particularly the Alkalies, Phosphorus, Sulphur, Carbonaceous Matter,...
Page 69 - The Bakerian Lecture, on some of the Combinations of Oxymuriatic Gas and Oxygen, and on the Chemical Relations of these Principles to inflammable Bodies.
Page 86 - Histoire des légions Polonaises en Italie, sous le commandement du général Dombrowski, par LÉONARD CHODZKO.

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