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Page 119 - And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall hiss for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt, and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
Page 5 - Researches, also, to class bodies together according to certain relations derived from their electrical actions (822.) ; and wishing to express those relations without at the same time involving the expression of any hypothetical views, I intend using the following names and terms. Many bodies are decomposed directly by the electric current, their elements being set free ; these I propose to call electrolytes :J Water, therefore, is an electrolyte.
Page 154 - I at first laid down, namely that the chemical power of a current of electricity is in direct proportion to the absolute quantity of electricity which passes (see page 487).
Page 227 - ... the results prove that the quantity of electricity which, being naturally associated with the particles of matter, gives them their combining power, is able, when thrown into a current, to separate those particles from their state of combination; or, in other words, that the electricity which decomposes, and that which is evolved by the decomposition of, a certain quantity of matter, are alike.
Page 221 - I find by experiment, as would be expected in theory, that it is indifferent. The same quantity of electricity which, passed in a given time, can heat an inch of platina wire of a certain diameter red hot, can also heat a hundred, a thousand, or any length of the same wire to the same degree, provided the cooling circumstances are the same for every part in all cases.
Page 4 - In place of the term pole, I propose using that of electrode, and I mean thereby that substance, or rather surface, whether of air, water, metal, or any other body, which bounds the extent of the decomposing matter in the direction of the electric current.
Page 84 - Medals should be adjudged for the most important discoveries or series of investigations completed and made known to the Royal Society in the year preceding the day of their award...
Page 79 - He was a mighty hunter before the Lord: wherefore it is said, Even as Nimrod the mighty hunter before the Lord. And the beginning of his kingdom was Babel, and Erech, and Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Page 79 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth : and they left off to build the city.
Page 215 - Then, again, the substances into which these divide, under the influence of the electric current, form an exceedingly important general class. They are combining bodies ; are directly associated with the fundamental parts of the doctrine of chemical affinity ; and have each a definite proportion, in which they are always evolved during electrolytic action.