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Page 199 - Whatever equivalent form is discoverable in arithmetical algebra considered as the science of suggestion, when the symbols are general in their form, though specific in their value, will continue to be an equivalent form when the symbols are general in their nature as well as in their form (Peacock 1833, pp.
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Page 410 - I offer the hypothesis, that the whole difference in the quantity of rain, at different heights above the surface of the neighbouring ground, is caused by the continual augmentation of each drop of rain from the commencement to the end of its descent, as it traverses successively the humid strata of air at a temperature so much lower than that of the surrounding medium as to cause the deposition of moisture upon its surface.
Page 87 - Between the brain and the muscles there is a circle of nerves; one nerve conveys the influence from the brain to the muscle, another gives the sense of the condition of the muscle to the brain.
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Page 468 - On the state of our knowledge respecting the Magnetism of the Earth, by SH Christie, MA, FRS, Professor of Mathematics, Woolwich. On the recent progress of Physiological Botany, by John Lindley, FRS, Professor of Botany in the University of London.
Page 183 - L'amplitude de ces pulsations peut être considérablement augmentée par des vibrations de même période communiquées à la masse entière du liquide et aux parois du réservoir qui le contient. Sous cette influence étrangère, les dimensions et l'état de la veine peuvent subir des changemens remarquables : la longueur de la partie limpide et continue peut se réduire presqu'à rien, tandis que les ventres de la partie trouble acquièrent une régularité de forme et une transparence qu'ils...