Nature, Volume 29

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1884 - Electronic journals
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Page 115 - The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible.
Page 185 - COURSE OF PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION IN ELEMENTARY BIOLOGY. By Professor HUXLEY, FRS , assisted by HN MARTIN, MB, D.Sc. New Edition, revised. Crown 8vo. 6s. HUXLEY and PARKER- ELEMENTAR Y BIOLOGY. PART II. By Professor HUXLEY, FRS, assisted by — PARKER. With Illustrations. [In preparation. JEVONS— THE PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE.
Page 199 - ... and delicately fluted; the green belt was broader than the orange, and pressed down on and contracted it. Above the green in turn appeared a red glow, broader and burlier in make; it was softly brindled, and in the ribs or bars the colour was rosier, in the channels where the blue of the sky shone through it was a mallow colour.
Page 24 - Troja. Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer's Troy, and in the Heroic Tumuli and other Sites, made in the Year 1882, and a Narrative of a Journey in the Troad in 1881. By Dr. HENRY SCHLIEMANN. Preface by Professor AH Sayce. With Wood-cuts, Maps, and Plans. 8vo, Cloth, $7 50; Half Morocco, $10 00. SCHWEINFURTH'S HEART OF AFRICA. Three Years...
Page 109 - Medals in Gold, Silver and Bronze, and Diplomas of Honour will be awarded on the recommendation of International Juries.
Page 24 - Habits ; to which are added Notes of the latest Archaeological Discoveries and a revised Account of the Funeral Canopy of an Egyptian Queen, With interesting additions. Coloured Illustrations and Woodcuts. Royal 8vo. 81s. 6d. 30 LIST OF WORKS STUDENTS' MANUALS:— OLD TKSTAMKNT HISTORY ; from the Creation to the Return of th
Page 152 - The sun, at noon, looked as blank as a clouded moon, and shed a rust-coloured ferruginous light on the ground and floors of rooms ; but was particularly lurid and bloodcoloured at rising and setting. All the time the heat was so intense that butchers...
Page xcv - SURGERY (THE INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF). A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by Authors of various Nations.
Page 204 - ... subject also. As to the phenomena which meet the student of zoology and botany at every turn, I would merely repeat, what every one knows, — and I beg pardon of my biological friends for telling them a few well-known truths, for there may be those present who are not in the biological section, — the phenomena which meet the student of biology come under two leading classes: the one is the remarkable fidelity of species in reproducing their like.
Page 194 - X 180 = 23,400 square inches section. The trough is supported by a central pivot, round which it revolves. The change of inclination is effected by means of a horizontal axle — concealed by the trough — the entire mass being so accurately balanced that a pull of five pounds applied at the extremity enables a person to change the inclination or cause the whole to revolve.

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