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Page 560 - But thus much is certain, that he that commands the sea is at great liberty, and may take as much and as little of the war as he will.
Page 557 - Some of the best English writers upon commerce set out with observing, that the wealth of a country consists, not in its gold and silver only, but in its lands, houses, and consumable goods of all different kinds. In the course of their reasonings, however, the lands, houses, and consumable goods seem to slip out of their memory, and the strain of their argument frequently supposes that all wealth consists in gold and silver, and that to multiply those metals is the great object of national industry...
Page 696 - We will walk on our own feet ; we will work with our own hands; we will speak our own minds.
Page xxvii - Empire with one another, and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Page 9 - Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea. Which maketh Arcturus, Orion, and Pleiades, and the chambers of the south.
Page 77 - In the following specification, the term silver voltameter means the arrangement of apparatus by means of which an electric current is passed through a solution of nitrate of silver in water. The silver voltameter measures the total electrical quantity which has passed during the time of the experiment, and by noting this time, the time-average of the current, or if the current has been kept constant, the current itself can be deduced.
Page cxxv - To summon meetings in London or elsewhere for the consideration of matters affecting the Interests of Zoology or Zoologists, and to obtain by correspondence the opinion of Zoologists on matters of a similar kind, with power to raise by subscription from each Zoologist a sum of money for defraying current expenses of the Organisation. Sec.- — Prof.
Page 699 - Every honey contains a certain amount of these colloids, and it is only within the last few years that we have begun to realize the significance of this exceedingly important group of substances in honey research.
Page 695 - Walpole received an intimation in the House of Commons that it was the intention of the Opposition to impeach him.