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Page 253 - PREDESTINATION to Life is the everlasting purpose of God, whereby (before the foundations of the world were laid) he hath constantly decreed by his counsel secret to us, to deliver from curse and damnation those whom he hath chosen in Christ out of mankind, and to bring them by Christ to everlasting salvation, as vessels made to honour.
Page 346 - Church holds to be sacred and canonical not because, having been carefully composed by mere human industry, they were afterwards approved by her authority, nor merely because they contain revelation, with no admixture of error, but because, having been written by the inspiration of the Holy Ghost, they have God for their author, and have been delivered as such to the Church herself.
Page 377 - Lichens, Fungi). Prof. HERMANN (University of Zurich). Respiration. Prof. LEUCKART (University of Leipsic). Outlines of Animal Organization. Prof. LIEBREICH (University of Berlin). Outlines of Toxicology. Prof. KUNDT (University of Strasburg).
Page 379 - Foods. By Dr. EDWARD SMITH. I vol., I2mo. Cloth. Illustrated. ....... Price, $1.75. In making up THE INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SERIES, Dr. Edward Smith was selected as the ablest man in England to treat the important subject of Foods. His services were secured for the undertaking, and the little treatise he has produced shows that the choice of a writer on this subject was most fortunate, as the book is unquestionably the clearest and best-digtsted compend of the Science of Foods that has appeared...
Page 376 - FRS Spectrum Analysis. Prof. MICHAEL FOSTER, MD Protoplasm and the Cell Theory. H. CHARLTON BASTIAN, MD, FRS The Brain as an Organ of Mind. Prof. AC RAMSAY, LL.D., FRS Earth Sculpture: Hills, Valleys, Mountains, Plains. Rivers, Lakes; how they were Produced, and how they have been Destroyed. Prof.
Page 375 - XXII. The Theory of Sound in its Relation to Music. By Prof. Pietro Blaserna. With numerous Illustrations. Second Edition.
Page ii - XVIII. The Nature of Light: With a General Account of Physical Optics. By Dr. Eugene Lommel, Professor of Physics in the University of Erlangen.
Page 378 - Tyndall, was a model of lucid and attractive scientific exposition ; and now we have a second, by Mr. Walter Bagehot, which is not only very lucid and charming, but also original and suggestive in the highest degree. Nowhere since the publication of Sir Henry Maine's -Ancient Law,- have we seen so many fruitful thoughts suggested in the course of a couple of hundred pages.
Page 378 - ... from giving a fuller account of these suggestive essays, only because we are sure that our readers will find it worth their while to peruse the book for themselves ; and we sincerely hope that the forthcoming parts of the 'International Scientific Series