Men of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries

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Thompson Cooper
G. Routledge and sons, 1872 - Biography - 1008 pages
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Page 58 - A PHILOLOGICAL GRAMMAR, grounded upon English, and formed from a comparison of more than Sixty Languages. Being an Introduction to the Science of Grammars of all Languages, especially English, Latin, and Greek. By the Rev. W. Barnes, B D., of St. John's College, Cambridge; Author of " Poems in the Dorset Dialect,
Page 331 - Observations géologiques sur les différentes formations qui, dans le système des Vosges, séparent la formation houillère de celle du Lias.
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Page 515 - Cambridge in 1869, when he gave an account of his researches in astronomy by means of the spectroscope. In May, 1870, he received the honorary degree of LL.D. from the University of Cambridge ; and at the Commemoration at Oxford the same year, the degree of DCL On the occasion of the meeting of the British Association at Edinburgh, in 1871, he was created honorary LL.D.
Page 170 - Burton.— The History of Scotland, from the Revolution to the Extinction of the last Jacobite Insurrection (1689—1748).
Page 584 - Euphrates, to which history and tradition point as the birthplace of the wisdom of the West. Most travellers, after a journey through the usually frequented parts of the East, have the same longing to cross the great river, and to explore those lands which are separated on the map from the confines of Syria by a vast blank stretching from Aleppo to the banks of the Tigris.
Page 487 - December 17th, 1799. He became Professor of Mathematics in the Albany Academy in 1826; Professor of Natural Philosophy in the College of New Jersey, at Princeton, in 1832; and was elected the first Secretary and Director of the Smithsonian Institution in 1846.
Page 206 - Served throughout the siege of Sebastopol, during the early part of which he was Director of the left attack, and in the latter part he was executive Engineer to the Forces. Was several times mentioned in official...

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