What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Progress of Science; Its Origin, Course, Promoters, and Results
J Villin Marmery
No preview available - 2015
acid advance Albertus Magnus Alhazen anatomy ancient animals antiquity application Arabs Aristotle astronomy atomic Averroes Avicenna bodies branch calculated cause chemical chemist chemistry civilisation colours Darwin demonstrated Demy 8vo determined dioptra discovered discovery doctrine earth ecliptic Edition electric elements energy Europe evolution existence experiments explained fact force Francis Bacon Galileo gases geography geology Greek heat Herbert Spencer Hipparchus human immense important improved induction industry instrument intellectual invented investigations Joule Kirchhoff knowledge labour Lamarck Laplace Large crown 8vo Lavoisier Leonardo Leonardo da Vinci light magnetic MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT mathematics means mechanical metals method modern moon motion nature Newton numerous observations origin Paracelsus phenomena philosophy Phiz physicist physics physiology plants practical principle progress proved Ptolemy refraction Revival Roger Bacon scientific showed solar spectroscope spectrum stars steam substances syllogism telescope theory tion universal vols Woodcuts XlXth century XVIth
Page 23 - Svo, is. 6d. SHORE (ARABELLA)— DANTE FOR BEGINNERS : a Sketch of the
Page 26 - WALK TO THE LAND'S END, AND A TRIP TO THE SCILLY ISLES. With 4 Maps. Third Edition. Post Svo, 4s. WILL-O'-THE-WISPS, THE. Translated from the German of Marie Petersen by CHARLOTTE J. HART. With Illustrations. Crown Svo, 7S. 6d. WORKING MAN'S PHILOSOPHY, A. By "ONE OF THE CROWD.
Page 24 - SCULPTOR AND ART STUDENT'S GUIDE to the Proportions of the Human Form, with Measurements in feet and inches of Full-Grown Figures of Both Sexes and of Various Ages. By Dr. G. SCHADOW, Member of the Academies, Stockholm, Dresden, Rome, &c. &c. Translated by JJ WRIGHT. Plates reproduced by J. SUTCLIFFE. Oblong folio, 31s.
Page 128 - Organic life beneath the shoreless waves Was born and nurs'd in Ocean's pearly caves; First forms minute, unseen by spheric glass, Move on the mud or pierce the watery mass; These, as successive generations bloom, New powers acquire, and larger limbs assume; Whence countless groups of vegetation spring, And breathing realms of fin, and feet, and wing.
Page 140 - Thus, from the war of nature, from famine and death, the most exalted object which we are capable of conceiving, namely, the production of the higher animals, directly follows.
Page 32 - REPRINTED PIECES 36 BARNABY RUDGE and HARD TIMES 36 BLEAK HOUSE 40 LITTLE DORRIT 40 DOMBEY AND SON 38 DAVID COPPERFIELD 38 OUR MUTUAL FRIEND 40 SKETCHES BY " BOZ " 39 OLIVER TWIST 24 CHRISTMAS BOOKS 17 A TALE OF TWO CITIES 16 GREAT EXPECTATIONS 8 PICTURES FROM ITALY & AMERICAN NOTES 8 UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER 8 CHILD'S HISTORY OF ENGLAND 8 EDWIN DROOD and MISCELLANIES...
Page 128 - Fourthly, when we revolve in our minds the great similarity of structure, which obtains in all the warm-blooded animals, as well quadrupeds, birds, and amphibious animals, as in mankind; from the mouse and bat to the elephant and whale; one is led to conclude, that they have alike been produced from a similar living filament.
Page 192 - Pressure exerted anywhere upon a mass of liquid is transmitted undiminished in all directions, and acts with the same force on all equal surfaces, and in a direction at right angles to those surfaces.
Page 128 - ... described? And that the productive living filament of each of those tribes was different from the other ? Or as the earth and ocean were probably peopled with vegetable productions long before the existence of animals; and many families of these animals, long before other families of them, shall we conjecture that one and the same kind of living filament is and has been the cause of all organic life I * »»»»»* "The late Mr.