Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis, Volume 3

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Academy of Science of St. Louis, 1878 - Science
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"Celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the first meeting," in v. 16.
 

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Page lxv - It is hardly necessary to add that anything which any insulated body, or system of bodies, can continue to furnish without limitation, cannot possibly be a material substance; and it appears to me to be extremely difficult, if not quite impossible, to form any distinct idea of anything capable of being excited and communicated in the manner the Heat was excited and communicated in these experiments, except it be MOTION.
Page 483 - Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks : the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.
Page 207 - ... as is sometimes the case.* As the fruit enlarges, the mouth of the puncture forms a slight, discolored depression, more noticeable in some varieties than in others; but the passage-way becomes obliterated.
Page ccxlvii - ... one who is scientifically, and in his own fashion, a Darwinian, philosophically a convinced theist, and religiously an acceptor of the ' creed commonly called the Nicene,' as the exponent of the Christian faith.
Page 208 - ... are mostly diurnal and have nothing to do in the work; and wherever I have excluded the moth from the flowers, by enclosing the latter with netting, no fruit has been produced. I am therefore led to believe that the few rare instances of yucca-fertilization, in localities where Pronuba...
Page 546 - She lays nt three or four different intervals, in loose irregular masses in the ground, and may produce from three to four thousand eggs. These are soft, whitish, cylindrical, and rounded at each end. They give birth to the triungulins, which, a few days after hatching — the number depending on the temperature — run actively about and climb on to Composite, Ranunculaceous and other flowers, from which they attach themselves to bees and flies that visit the flowers.
Page 5 - Company, and by that name, style, and title shall have perpetual succession; may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, complain and defend, in all courts of law and equity, of record and otherwise; may make and have a common seal, and shall have and possess all the rights, powers, franchises, and privileges, incident to or usually possessed by such companies.
Page ccxlvii - ... as the unscientific are apt to suppose), and trials of the new views, to see how far they will explain the problems or collocate the facts they are severally dealing with, are what have mainly influenced working naturalists in the direction of the provisional acceptance of the derivative hypothesis. They leave to polemical speculators the fruitless discussion of the question whether all species came from one or two, or more ; they are trying to grasp the thing by the near, not by the farther...
Page 563 - Its host is Anthophora, and the beetle itself lives permanently in the sealed cells of the bee, and Riley thinks it is subterranean, seldom if ever leaving the bee gallery. The...
Page cxci - Garambullo", the only difference being in the size, this being a little larger. It is half an inch in length and a quarter of an inch in width, a little more or less.

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