Yale Sheffield Monthly, Volumes 7-8

Front Cover
1901 - Science
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 297 - The world embraces not only a Newton, but a Shakespeare — not only a Boyle, but a Raphael — not only a Kant, but a Beethoven — not only a Darwin, but a Carlyle. Not in each of these, but in all, is human nature whole. They are not opposed, but supplementary — not mutually exclusive, but reconcilable.
Page 296 - Give me health and a day, and I will make the pomp of emperors ridiculous.
Page 89 - Shakspeare be considered as a man, born in a rude age and educated in the lowest manner, without any instruction either from the world or from books, he may be regarded as a prodigy : if represented as a poet, capable of furnishing a proper entertainment to a refined-or intelligent audience, we must abate much of this eulogy.
Page 27 - The grace of friendship — mind and heart Linked with their fellow heart and mind; The gains of science, gifts of art; The sense of oneness with our kind; The thirst to know and understand — • A large and liberal discontent: These are the goods in life's rich hand, The things that are more excellent.
Page 65 - This book is offered to the public in the hope that it may contribute something to the understanding of our political needs, to the growth of a public sentiment...
Page 89 - ... purity or simplicity of diction. His total ignorance of all theatrical art and conduct, however material a defect ; yet, as it affects the spectator, rather than the reader, we can more easily excuse, than that want of taste which often prevails in his productions, and which gives way only by intervals to the irradiations of genius.
Page 29 - ... is opposed to the scientific method ; and here, I think, the danger I have referred to arises. We have defined the scientific method to consist in the orderly classification of facts followed by the recognition of their relationship and recurring sequences. The scientific judgment is the judgment based upon this recognition and free from personal bias. If this were the philosophical method there would be no need of further discussion, but as we are told the subject-matter of philosophy is not...
Page 49 - ... the lands so bought with adjoining proprietors, if desirable in order to make the state park more compact for fencing, and for and in behalf of the state to execute deeds for such purpose ; to fence such lands with substantial wire fencing, not barbed ; and to use proper precautions to protect said lands from forest fires, from trespassers, and the destruction of game, fish, and timber thereon, and in so doing may employ such local wardens or assistants as may be necessary.
Page 33 - Sons, of New York. With the approval of the President and Fellows of Yale University, the series has been prepared by a number of the Professors and Instructors, to be issued in connection with the Bicentennial Anniversary, as a partial indication of the studies in which the University teachers are engaged. The list of volumes includes some of a special and technical nature, others of a more general character.
Page 278 - THE SEXUAL INSTINCT Its Use and Dangers as Affecting Heredity and Morals By JAMES FOSTER SCOTT, BA, (Yale University), MD, CM (Edinburgh University), Late Obstetrician to Columbia Hospital for Women, and Lyingin Asylum, Washington, DC; late Vice-President of the Medical Association of the District of Columbia, etc. "This book contains much plain talking, for which I offer no defense.

Bibliographic information