The Quarterly Journal of Science, Volumen8

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John Churchill and Sons, 1871
 

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Página 248 - We thus learn that man is descended from a hairy quadruped, furnished with a tail and pointed ears, probably arboreal in its habits, and an inhabitant of the Old World.
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Página 373 - On Some Disorders of the Nervous System in Childhood. Being the Lumleian Lectures delivered before the Royal College of Physicians in March 1871. By CHARLES WEST, MD Crown 8vo.
Página 258 - Text-Books of Science, Mechanical and Physical, adapted for the use of Artisans and of Students in Public and other Schools.
Página 256 - Quarterly Journal of Science. " We have no work in our own scientific literature to be compared with it, and we are glad that the translation has fallen into such good hands as those of Professor Everett. ... It will form an admirable text-book.
Página 290 - Carpenter is in one sense justified in the proposition, that we may be said to be still living in the cretaceous period. The chalk formation has been going on over some part of the North Atlantic seabed, from its first commencement to the present day, in unbroken continuity and unchanged in character.
Página 503 - The wind blows where it wills, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know whence it comes or whither it goes; so it is with every one who is born of the Spirit.
Página 210 - The Association for the Prevention of Steam Boiler Explosions, and for effecting Economy in the Raising and Use of Steam.
Página 261 - A spot including both umbra and penumbra is a phenomenon which takes place beneath the level of the Sun's photosphere.
Página 468 - These remarks, however, were written too hastily. It was taken for granted by the writers that the results of my experiments would be in accordance with their preconceptions. "What they really desired was not the truth, but an additional witness in favor of their own foregone conclusion. When they found that the facts which that investigation established could not be made to fit those opinions, why,—' so much the worse for the facts,' — they try to creep out of their own confident recommendations...

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