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Page 214 - Then said Abishai to David, God hath delivered thine enemy into thine hand this day : now therefore let me smite him, I pray thee, with the spear even to the earth at once, and I will not smite him the second time.
Page 435 - NOTES of a COURSE of SEVEN LECTURES On ELECTRICAL PHENOMENA and THEORIES, delivered at the Royal Institution AD 1870.
Page 241 - ... whilst the temperature at 750 fathoms at the latter point was 42°'5. Now, as it may be certainly affirmed that the lowest temperature observed in the Warm area is considerably above the isotherm of its latitude, and that this elevation could not be maintained against the cooling influence of the Arctic stream but for a continual supply of heat from a warmer region, the inference seems inevitable that the bulk of the water in the Warm area must have come thither from the South-west. The influence...
Page 216 - A Treatise on Medical Electricity, Theoretical and Practical; and its Use in the Treatment of Paralysis, Neuralgia, and other Diseases.
Page 434 - Notes of a Course of Seven Lectures on Electrical Phenomena and Theories, delivered at the Royal...
Page 403 - Its chemical composition is explained by regarding it as hydric tartrate (tartaric acid) , in which one atom of hydrogen has been replaced by an atom of...
Page 25 - I have seen what I would not have believed on your testimony, and what I cannot, therefore, expect you to believe upon mine,' was the reply of Dr. Treviranus to inquiries put to him by Coleridge as to the reality of certain magnetic phenomena, which that distinguished savant was reported to have witnessed.
Page 270 - ... one mile per day, is spent in maintaining its temperature at Fever Heat. If you could place your fever patient at the bottom of a mine, twice the depth of the deepest mine in the Duchy of Cornwall, and compel the wretched sufferer to climb its ladders into open air, you would subject him to less torture, from muscular exertion, than that which he undergoes at the hand of nature, as he lies before you, helpless, tossing, and delirious, on his fever couch.
Page 323 - THE LIFTED AND SUBSIDED ROCKS OF AMERICA, with their Influence on the Oceanic, Atmospheric, and Land Currents, and the Distribution of Races. By George Catlin.
Page 384 - Now, if bits of cork or chaff, or any floating substance, be put into a basin, and a circular motion be given to the water, all the light substances will be found crowding together near the centre of the pool where there is the least motion. Just such a basin is the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf Stream : and the Sargasso Sea is the center of the whirl.