The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

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Charles W. Vincent
Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1875 - Science
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Page 202 - THERE rolls the deep where grew the tree. O earth, what changes hast thou seen ! There where the long street roars, hath been The stillness of the central sea. The hills are shadows, and they flow From form to form, and nothing stands ; They melt like mist, the solid lands, Like clouds they shape themselves and go.
Page 295 - Illustrations, price 51. cloth ; or cloth gilt, gilt edges, 6s. 1. Stories of the Wars. TILLOTSON. From the Rise of the Dutch Republic to the Death of Oliver Cromwell. 2. A Boy's Adventures in the Barons' Wars ; or, How I won My Spurs.
Page 325 - Reckoner. A Business and Family Arithmetic. With all kinds of New Tables, and a variety of carefully digested Information, never before collected.
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Page 311 - A Boy's Life Aboard Ship, as it is Told by Himself. Full of Adventure and Daring Deeds.
Page 110 - If we could view the universe as a candle not lit, then it is perhaps conceivable to regard it as having been always in existence ; but if we regard it rather as a candle that has been lit, we become absolutely certain that it cannot have been burning from eternity, and that a time will come when it will cease to burn.
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Page 308 - Nursery Rhymes, Old and New. A Collection of all the most Favourite Nursery Rhymes, Jingles, and Stories ; also many New Ones now for the first time printed.
Page 96 - He preached induction without practising it, inverting the true order of inquiry by passing from the general to the particular, instead of from the particular to the general. He made of the universe a closed sphere, in the centre of which he fixed the earth, proving from general principles, to his own satisfaction and that of the world for near 2,000 years, that no other universe was possible.
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