Science, Volume 11
Moses King, 1888 - Science
Since Jan. 1901 the official proceedings and most of the papers of the American Association for the Advancement of Science have been included in Science.
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Page 23 - Pale glistening pearls, and rainbow-colour'd shells, . Bright things which gleam unreck'd of and in vain ! — Keep, keep thy riches, melancholy sea ! We ask not such from thee. Yet more, the depths have more! — what wealth untold, Far down, and shining through their stillness lies ! Thou hast the starry gems...
Page 140 - Clodd.— THE STORY OF CREATION : a Plain Account of Evolution. By EDWARD CLODD. With 77 Illustrations. Crown 8vo.
Page 168 - It is notorious that man is constructed on the same general type or model as other mammals. All the bones in his skeleton can be compared with corresponding bones in a monkey, bat, or seal.
Page 153 - SLATER, JW Sewage Treatment, Purification, and Utilization. A Practical Manual for the Use of Corporations, Local Boards, Medical Officers of Health, Inspectors of Nuisances, Chemists, Manufacturers, Riparian Owners, Engineers, and Rate-payers. 12mo, cloth $2.25 SMITH, ISAAC W., CE The Theory of Deflections and of Latitudes and Departures.
Page 236 - Health are hereby authorized and empowered to investigate and ascertain as far as practicable all facts in relation to the pollution of streams and natural waters of this State by artificial causes, which in their judgment may be necessary to determine the sanitary and economic effects of such pollution...
Page 218 - Every child is born destitute of things possessed in manhood which distinguish him from the lower animals. Of all industries he is artless; of all institutions he is lawless; of all languages he is speechless; of all philosophies he is opinionless; of all reasoning he is thoughtless; but arts, institutions, languages, opinions and mentations he acquires as the years go by from childhood to manhood. In all these respects the new-born babe is hardly the peer of the new-born beast; but as the years...
Page 151 - We must remember that the probability of an event is not a quality of the event itself, but a mere name for the degree of ground which we, or some one else, have for expecting it.
Page 127 - ... the commission would, in effect, be required to act as rate makers for all the roads and compelled to adjust the tariffs so as to meet the exigencies of business while at the same time endeavoring to protect relative rights and equities of rival carriers and rival localities.
Page 68 - Terms Used in, Talking to Domestic Animals. In controlling the movements of domestic animals by the voice, besides words of ordinary import, man uses a variety of peculiar terms, calls, and inarticulate sounds — not to include whistling — which vary in different localities. In driving yoked cattle and harnessed horses teamsters cry "get up," "click click" (tongue against teeth), "gee," "haw," "whoa," "whoosh," "back," etc., in English-speaking countries; "arre," "arri," "jiih," "gio,