Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1872
"Publications of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia": v. 53, 1901, p. 788-794.
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Página 24 - Mother of this unfathomable world! Favour my solemn song, for I have loved Thee ever, and thee only; I have watched Thy shadow, and the darkness of thy steps, And my heart ever gazes on the depth Of thy deep mysteries. I have made my bed In charnels and on coffins, where black death Keeps record of the trophies won from thee, Hoping to still these obstinate questionings Of thee and thine, by forcing some lone ghost Thy messenger, to render up the tale Of what we are.
Página 48 - On a small dry affluent of Crow Creek, he continues, " I found at the foot of the first ridge the evidences of the deserted site of an ancient village, the stone-heaps and circles, the projecting and polished boulders, the stray flint tools and weapons, the multitudes of broken flakes or fragments left in the primeval workshop ; while all around dispersed in rude circles, the boulders of quartzite, of jaspery rocks, yellow, red or grey, nowhere else in situ, speak of some method or manner of industry,...
Página 232 - The Extinct Mammalian Fauna of Dakota and Nebraska. Including an Account of Some Allied Forms from Other Localities, together with a Synopsis of the Mammalian Remains of North America.
Página 5 - Most of the species are are presented by four or five specimens, so that, including the archaeological and ethnological cabinets, space is required now for the arrangement of not less than 400,000 objects, as well as for the accommodation of a library of more than 22,500 volumes.
Página 40 - Caladia, ferns, etc., lived mostly under-ground. It had a curious habit of projecting its head and two or three inches of its body above the ground, and holding them for hours rigidly in a fixed attitude. In this position it resembled very closely a sprout or shoot of some green succulent plant, and might readily be mistaken for such by small animals.
Página 124 - Notes on Lingual Dentition of certain species of North American Land Shells.
Página 303 - Report of the Proceedings of the Geological and Polytechnic Society of the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Página 313 - List of the Vertebrated Animals now or lately living in the Gardens of the Zoological Society of London, 1872 Ditto.
Página 38 - ... at its anterior base. The arrangement of these parts was stated to be of interest in connection with the relationships between the types of hoofed animals. The single outer crescent was a ruminant indication, while the inner table resembled the interior part of the crown of Titanotherium. It differed, however, in its early union with the outer margin, its edge being thus possibly homologous with the posterior transverse crest in Rhinoceros.