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Page xxxiii - ... cannon. The inner parts of the country were not less savage and .horrible. The wild rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the valleys lay covered with everlasting snow. Not a tree was to be seen, nor a shrub even big enough to make a toothpick. The only vegetation we met with was a coarse strong-bladed grass growing in tufts, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprung from the rocks.
Page 175 - Professor of Physiology in the University of Cambridge, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and the late FRANCIS M. BALFOUR, MA, LL.D., FRS, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and Professor of Animal Morphology in the University. Second Edition, revised. Edited by ADAM SEDGWICK, MA, Fellow and Assistant Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge, and WALTER HEAPE, Demonstrator in the Morphological Laboratory of the University of Cambridge. With Illustrations. Crown 8vo.
Page 221 - Crown 8vo. y.6d. (Nature Series.) Balfour. — A TREATISE ON COMPARATIVE EMBRYOLOGY. By FM BALFOUR, MA, FRS, Fellow and Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge. With Illustrations.
Page 217 - ANALYSIS OF ENGLISH HISTORY, based on Green's "Short History of the English People.
Page 63 - Muller. — THE FERTILISATION OF FLOWERS. By Professor HERMANN MULLER. Translated and Edited by D'ARCY W. THOMPSON, BA, Professor of Biology in University College, Dundee. With a Preface by CHARLES DARWIN, FRS With numerous Illustrations. Medium 8vo. 2ls. Oliver. — Works by DANIEL OLIVER, FRS, &c., Professor of Botany in University College, London, &c.
Page 63 - ELECTROSTATICS AND MAGNETISM, REPRINTS OF PAPERS ON. By Sir WILLIAM THOMSON, •DCL, LL.D., FRS, FRSE, Fellow of St. Peter's College, Cambridge, and Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Glasgow. Second Edition. Medium 8vo. iSs. THE MOTION OF VORTEX RINGS, A TREATISE ON. An Essay to which the Adams Prize was adjudged in 1882 in the University of Cambridge.
Page xxxi - It goes almost without saying that a Handbook of this subject will be in time one of the most generally useful works for the library or the desk.
Page 17 - ... the currents in the moving coils of the armature have also their effect on the resultant field. There are in general two independent variables in a dynamo machine, the current around the magnets and the current in the armature, and the relation of EMF to currents is fully represented by a surface.