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Page 78 - Away to the Dismal Swamp he speeds — His path was rugged and sore, Through tangled juniper beds of reeds, Through many a fen, where the serpent feeds, And man never trod before.
Page 195 - Europe, and in 1886 the degree of LL. D. was conferred on him by the University of North Carolina.
Page 282 - The Cayuga Flora, Part I.: A Catalogue of the Phaenogamia Growing without Cultivation in the Cayuga Lake Basin," Bulletin of the Cornell University (Science), Vol. II., 1886, Andrus and Church. Ithaca, NY ' Ithaca Daily Chronicle, Dec. 22, 1846, Vol. I., no. 140. During the last half of February and the first of March, 1875, ice thirteen inches thick covered the entire lake. On February 15, 1884, the lake again froze over completely and remained...
Page 27 - Genera, which he had got half printed from Holland, to be written against him ; but he afterwards detained him a month, without leaving Linnaeus an hour to himself the whole day long ; and at last took leave of him with tears in his eyes, after having given him the choice of living with him till his death, as the salary of the Professorship was sufficient for them both.
Page 242 - ... the microbes ; or a substance essential to the growth of these microbes might be excreted or in some way lost or destroyed during this period ; or, finally, the living matter of the body might acquire the power to resist or prevent the growth of the microbes. It is well known that Pasteur has adopted the second or exhaustion theory and sustains it by his observations on the growth of microbes in culture liquids contained in flasks. If we sow chicken bouillon, he says, with the microbe of fowl...
Page 287 - Phalloids, or slink horn fungi, has recently been made by Dr. Fischer in which eleven genera and seventy-three species are recognized. The old genus Phallus is discarded. About a dozen species are recorded from North America, four from Europe, and seven from Asia. They arc most numerous in the southern hemisphere. IN THE LAST Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Vol. V, No. 2, Mr. David F. Day gives a list of additions to his excellent catalogue of Buffalo plants. The Naturalists...
Page 187 - ... it is because the reproduction has assumed more and more a non-sexual character, until, as in some groups of what are called higher fungi, sexuality has quite disappeared, as is supposed to be the case in Basidiomycetes. It is sometimes said that non-sexual modes of reproduction always precede...
Page 173 - The palaeontological record of lower animals is more complete than that of lower plants so that, where the zoologist might reasonably form an hypothesis, the botanist must rely more on his imagination until, in the end, he finds himself in the possession of a chain composed to a considerable extent of missing links. As it is, if we would consider the evolution of plants, not getting much light on the progress of the lower forms from palaeontology, we are compelled to trust largely to plants as we...