Science, Volume 14

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John Michels (Journalist)
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1889
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Page 170 - Oh yet we trust that somehow good Will be the final goal of ill, To pangs of nature, sins of will, Defects of doubt, and taints of blood ; That nothing walks with aimless feet ; That not one life shall be destroyed, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete...
Page 13 - TAX not the royal Saint with vain expense, With ill-matched aims the Architect who planned — Albeit labouring for a scanty band Of white-robed Scholars only — this immense And glorious Work of fine intelligence...
Page 200 - Whatever is intended for insertion must be authenticated by the name and address of the writer; not necessarily for publication, but as a guaranty of good faith. We do not hold ourselves responsible for any view or opinions expressed in the communications of our correspondents* Attention is called to the "Wants
Page 154 - Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds you stuff of any degree of fineness ; but, nevertheless, what you get out depends on what you put in ; and as the grandest mill in the world will not extract wheat-flour from peascods, so pages of formulae will not get a definite result out of loose data.
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Page 240 - The Reconstruction Of Europe : a Sketch of the Diplomatic and Military History of Continental Europe, from the Rise to the Fall of the Second French Empire.
Page 175 - ... varying series of crops ; the capacity of new plants or trees for acclimation; the analysis of soils and water; the chemical composition of manures, natural or artificial, with experiments designed to test their comparative effects...
Page 154 - ... million years ago, or we should not have so much as the least observed underground increment of temperature. That is to say, I conclude that Leibnitz's epoch of emergence of the consistentior status was probably between those dates.
Page 44 - An Act to provide for taking the tenth and subsequent censuses' [approved March 3, 1879], provides that ' Schedule No. i (here reproduced) shall contain inquiries ... as to the physical and mental health of each person enumerated, whether active or disabled, maimed, crippled, bedridden, deaf, dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic, and whether employed or unemployed, and. if unemployed, during what portion of the year.
Page 11 - Bear constantly in mind that it is my wish and purpose that the hospital shall ultimately form a part of the medical school of that university for which I have made ample provision by my will.

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