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Página 175 - A History of Our Own Times, from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. Four Vols. demy 8vo, cloth extra, 12s. each. — Also a POPULAR EDITION, in Four Vols. crown 8vo, cloth extra, 6s. each. A Short History of Our Own Times.
Página 363 - MA, Professor of Sanskrit in the University of Cambridge, and AE GOUGH, MA, Professor of Philosophy in the Presidency College, Calcutta. This work is an interesting specimen of Hindu critical ability. The author successively passes in review the sixteen philosophical systems current in the fourteenth century in the South of India ; and he gives what appears to him to be their most important tenets. " The translation is trustworthy throughout. A protracted sojourn in India, where there is a living...
Página 185 - Cavendish cared more for investigation than for publication; He would undertake the most laborious researches in order to clear up a difficulty which no one but himself could appreciate, or was even aware of, and we cannot doubt that the result of his enquiries, when successful, gave him a certain degree of satisfaction. But it did not excite in him that desire to communicate the discovery to others which, in the case of ordinary men of science, generally ensures the publication of their results.
Página 175 - McCosh treats first of the elements of emotion, and, secondly, of the classification and description of the emotions. He has been led to the consideration of his theme, as he says in his preface, by the vagueness and ambiguity in common thought and literature in connection with the subject, and by " the tendency on the part of the prevailing physiological psychology of the day to resolve all feeling and our very emotions into nervous action, and thus gain an important province of our nature to materialism.
Página 18 - It stands alone as the one general history of the country, for the sake of which all others, if young and old are wise, will be speedily and surely set aside.
Página 343 - Dr. Luys, at the head of the great French Insane Asylum, is one of the most eminent and successful investigators of cerebral science now living; and he has given unquestionably the clearest and most interesting brief account yet made of the structure and operations of the brain.
Página 405 - The Doctrine of Last Things contained in the New Testament compared with the Notions of the Jews and the Statements of Church Creeds.
Página 200 - NILE GLEANINGS: CONCERNING THE ETHNOLOGY, HISTORY, AND ART OF ANCIENT EGYPT, AS REVEALED BY EGYPTIAN PAINTINGS AND BAS-RELIEFS. With Descriptions of Nubia and its great Rock Temples to the Second Cataract.
Página 214 - Any new set of conditions occurring to an animal which render its food and safety very easily attained, seem to lead as a rule to Degeneration ; just as an active healthy man sometimes degenerates when he becomes suddenly possessed of a fortune ; or as Rome degenerated when possessed of the riches of the ancient world. The habit of parasitism clearly acts upon animal organisation in this way.
Página 337 - A MANUAL OF HISTORICAL LITERATURE, comprising Brief Descriptions of the most Important Histories in English, French, and German, together with Practical Suggestions as to Methods and Courses of Historical Study, for the Use of Students, General Readers, and Collectors of Books.

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