The Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club

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Page 425 - ... though related to those animals most repulsive to the aesthetic sense of man, animals which crawl upon their bellies and spit at, or poison, their prey — is yet, strange to say, an animal of striking beauty. The exquisite sensitiveness and constantly changing form of the antennae, the well-rounded plump body, the eyes set like small diamonds on the side of the head, the delicate feet, and, above all, the rich colouring and velvety texture of the skin, all combine to give these animals an aspect...
Page 162 - Vice-President, in the Chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed. The following gentlemen were balloted for and duly elected members of the Club :— Mr.
Page 425 - I never shall forget my astonishment and delight when on bearing away the bark of a rotten tree-stump in the forest on Table Mountain, I first came upon one of these animals in its natural haunts, or when Mr. Trimen showed me in confinement at the South African Museum a fine fat, full-grown female, accompanied by her large family of thirty or more just-born but pretty young, some of which were luxuriously creeping about on the beautiful skin of their mother's back.
Page 257 - ... publication of the Society shall be issued each year to all members whose subscriptions have been paid. No Member whose subscription is in arrears shall be entitled to receive such publication. Occasional additional publications may be issued at a reduced rate to paid-up Members. XI. No alteration shall be made in these Rules except at an Annual General Meeting, or at a Special General Meeting, called upon the requisition of at least five Members. One month's previous notice of the change to...
Page 40 - President, in the Chair. THE minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed. The following gentlemen were duly elected Fellows of the Society : — ER Buddcn, CT Macadam, WR Criper.
Page 425 - Peripatus, though a lowly organised animal, and of remarkable sluggishness, with but slight development of the higher organs of sense, with eyes the only function of which is to enable it to avoid the light — though related to those animals most repulsive to the aesthetic sense of man, animals which crawl upon their bellies and spit at, or poison, their prey — is yet, strange to say, an animal of striking beauty. The exquisite sensitiveness and constantly changing form of the antennae, the well-rounded...
Page 398 - Experimental infection of the fowls by feeding to them known larval stages found in invertebrates, and thus raising the adult stage. 2. Experimental infection of invertebrates by feeding to them the eggs of tapeworms found in birds, and thus raising the larval stage. 3. Comparison of the hooks upon the heads of adult tapeworms of birds with the hooks of larvae found in invertebrates, and thus associating the young and the old stages.
Page 232 - I have very great pleasure in seconding the vote of thanks to the President, Col.
Page 346 - ... which can be pulled out or pushed in quite independently of one another by means of little handles on both sides of the carrier. Each slide has two circular apertures, the one being fitted with a color disc or other stop, the other one being left free. The kind of stop is indicated on the handle. The openings in the slides are so arranged that when the apparatus is closed all the free openings coincide, so that illumination can be effected in the ordinary way. When any other illumination is required...
Page 233 - That the cordial thanks of the society be presented to the officers and committee for their services during the past year, and that the members regret that they will lose the able services of Mr.

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