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Page xxix - 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 xxxvii - Committee shall be ex officio members. 9. The Conference of Delegates shall be summoned by the Secretaries to hold one or more meetings during each Annual Meeting of the Association, and shall be empowered to invite any Member or Associate to take part in the meetings. 10. The...
Page xxxii - Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several communications, that each Author should prepare an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable for insertion in the published Transactions of the Association, and...
Page 38 - I cross the boundary of the experimental evidence, and discern in that Matter — which we, in our ignorance of its latent powers, and notwithstanding our professed reverence for its Creator, have hitherto covered with opprobrium, — the promise and potency of all terrestrial life.
Page xxxv - Grants of money sanctioned at a meeting of the Association expire on June 30 following. The Treasurer is not authorised after that date to allow any claims on account of such grants.
Page cvii - Light 3014 7 Chronometers 26 17 6 Marine Zoology 150 British Fossil Mammalia 100 0 0 Statistics of Education 20 0 0 Marine Steam-vessels' Engines 28 0 0 Stars (Histoire Celeste) 59 0 0 Stars (Brit.
Page 10 - Nevertheless, you will have observed that before we had travelled very far upon our road, there appeared, on the right hand and on the left, fields laden with a harvest of golden grain, immediately convertible into those things which the most sordidly practical of men will admit to have value, — namely, money and life.
Page xxxix - Papers and Communications. The Author of any paper or communication shall be at liberty to reserve his right of property therein.
Page xxxiv - Money. ,' 1. No Committee shall raise money in the name or under the auspices of the British Association without special permission from the General Committee to do so ; and no money so raised shall be expended except in accordance with the Rules of the Association. 2. In grants of money to Committees the Association does not contemplate the payment of personal expenses to the Members. 3. Committees to which grants of money are entrusted by the Association for the prosecution of particular Researches...