Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

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Стр. 23 - The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible.
Стр. 35 - And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Стр. 413 - ANNUAL OF SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY ; or, Year Book of Facts in Science and Art...
Стр. 267 - Inasmuch as a molecule of water consists of two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen, the atoms of...
Стр. 422 - This Is a new work on morals, for academic use, and we welcome it with much satisfaction. It IS the result of several years' reflection and experience in teaching, on the part of its justly distinguished author ; and if it is not perfectly what we could wish, yet, in the most important respects, it supplies a want which has been extensively felt. It is, we think, substantially sound in its fundamental principles ; and being comprehensive and elementary in its plan, and adapted to the purposes of...
Стр. 397 - On the Relative Intensity of the Heat and Light of the Sun upon Different Latitudes of the Earth.
Стр. 431 - The word being given, to find its signification, or the idea it is intended to convey. The object aimed at in the present undertaking is exactly the converse of this; namely, — The idea being given, to find the word, or words, by which that idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed. For this purpose, the words and phrases of the language are here classed, not according to their sound or their orthography, but strictly according to their signification.
Стр. 415 - ANIMALS living and extinct, with numerous illustrations. For the use of Schools and Colleges. Part I., COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY. By LOUIS AGASSIZ and AUGUSTUS A. GOULD.
Стр. 36 - In proportion to its bulk is the difficulty of the contest, which, as a living organized whole, the individual of such species has to maintain against the surrounding agencies that are ever tending to dissolve the vital bond and subjugate the living matter to the ordinary chemical and physical forces. Any changes, therefore, in such external agencies as a species may have been...
Стр. 99 - ... the unguided progress of science and the experience it supplies, that of those men who devote themselves to studious education, there are as many whose minds are constitutionally disposed to the studies supplied by it, as there are of others more fitted by inclination and power to pursue literature. The value of the public recognition of science as a leading branch of education, may be estimated in a very considerable degree by observation of the results of the education which it has obtained...

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