Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Volumes 20-21

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Royal Meteorological Society., 1894 - Meteorology
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Phenological report contained in vols. 3-71, issued as a supplement to vols. 73-74, missing from vols. 56-58, 60-62.

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Page 51 - The moon and the weather May change together; But change of the moon Does not change the weather. If we'd no moon at all, And that may seem strange, We still should have weather That's subject to change.
Page 137 - Chair during the year, and for his Address, and that he be requested to allow it to be printed in the Quarterly Journal of the Society.
Page 116 - Hourly means of the readings obtained from the self-recording instruments at the four Observatories under the Meteorological Council, 1889 and 1890.
Page 57 - Our indiscretion sometimes serves us well, When our deep plots do pall : and that should teach us. There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will.* Hor.
Page 169 - It was proposed by Mr. ELLIS, seconded by Mr. BREWIN, and resolved : — " That the best thanks of the Royal Meteorological Society be communicated to the President and Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers for having granted the Society free permission to hold its Meetings in the rooms of the Institution.
Page 71 - W., were balloted for and duly elected Fellows of the Society. The following Papers were read : — "THE GREAT DROUGHT OF 1898 AND ITS ATTENDANT METEOROLOGICAL PHENOMENA.
Page 242 - Denison, QC, in the 21st year of the reign of Queen Victoria, and in the year of our Lord MDCCCLVIII.
Page 246 - The real enemy to the transmission of sound through the atmosphere has, I think, been clearly revealed by the foregoing, inquiry. That enemy has been proved to be not rain, nor hail, nor haze, nor fog, nor snow — not water in fact in either a liquid or a solid form, but water in a vaporous form, mingled with air so as to render it acoustically turbid and flocculeut.
Page 81 - LONDON. GENERAL REGISTER OFFICE. — Annual Summary of Births, Deaths and causes of Death in London and other great towns, 1893.— Quarterly Returns of Marriages, Births and Deaths for the year ending Sept.
Page 204 - I may state that these researches have led to the result that mechanical sustentation of heavy bodies in the air, combined with very great speeds, is not only possible, but within the reach of mechanical means we actually possess...

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