The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and Instructive Articles on Scientific Subjects, Volume 9
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Page 292 - A Manual of Palaeontology, for the Use of Students. With a General Introduction on the Principles of Palaeontology.
Page 408 - NOTES of a COURSE of SEVEN LECTURES On ELECTRICAL PHENOMENA and THEORIES, delivered at the Royal Institution AD 1870.
Page 368 - As it does not generally break up before it is raised above the surface of the sea, cautiously and anxiously I sank my bucket to a level with the dredge's mouth, and proceeded in the most gentle manner to introduce Luidia to the purer element. Whether the cold air was too much for him, or the sight of the bucket too terrific, I know not, but in a moment he proceeded to dissolve his corporation, and at every mesh of the dredge his fragments were seen escaping.
Page 287 - Other Worlds than Ours ; The Plurality of Worlds Studied under the Light of Recent Scientific Researches.
Page 178 - Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on those Injurious and Beneficial to Crops.
Page 402 - Construction. — • — THE SCIENCE of BUILDING : An Elementary Treatise on the Principles of Construction. By E. WYNDHAM TARN, MA, Architect. With 47 Wood Engravings. Demy 8vo, &?. 6d. cloth. " A very valuable book, which we strongly recommend to all students.
Page 15 - In cutting one of the unlucky teeth called denies sapientiae, I experienced an extensive inflammation of the gum, accompanied with great pain, which equally destroyed the power of repose, and of consistent action. On the day when the inflammation was most troublesome, I breathed three large doses of nitrous oxide. The pain always diminished after the first four or five inspirations ; the thrilling came on as usual, and uneasiness was for a few minutes swallowed up in pleasure. As the former state...
Page 84 - Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland, and Professor of Geology in the Royal College of Science, Dublin. MONTAGUE RHO[)ES JAMES, MA, Litt.D., Fellow and Dean of King's College, and Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Rev. CHW JOHNS, MA, Queens
Page 176 - A Treatise on Medical Electricity, Theoretical and Practical ; and its Use in the Treatment of Paralysis, Neuralgia, and other Diseases.
Page 15 - As nitrous oxide in its extensive operation appears capable of destroying physical pain, it may probably be used with advantage during surgical operations in which no great effusion of blood takes place...