Journal of the Society of Arts, Volume 19

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Society of Arts, 1871
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Page 108 - Like the foamy sheaf of fountains, rising through the painted air. Here, when Art was still religion, with a simple, reverent heart, Lived and laboured Albrecht Diirer, the Evangelist of Art...
Page 316 - That in the schools provided by the board the Bible shall be read, and there shall be given such explanations and such instruction therefrom in the principles of morality and religion, as are suited to the capacities of children : provided always— 1.
Page 276 - I have had the opportunity of observing for twenty years the comparative use of the coffee-leaf in one class of natives, and of spirituous liquors in another — the native Sumatrans using the former, and the natives of British India, settled here, the latter ; and I find that, while the former expose themselves with impunity to every degree of heat, cold, and wet, the latter can endure neither wet nor cold for even a short period, without danger to their health.
Page 34 - Act, to be deemed a newspaper ; that is to say, any publication consisting wholly or in great part of political or other news, or of articles relating thereto or to other current topics, with or without advertisements...
Page 201 - In mountain districts the progress of the phenomenon is similar. Pools, indeed, cannot in so many instances be formed, the steep slopes facilitating drainage, but the clouds and mists resting on the summits and sides of mountains, amply supply their surface with moisture, which comes, too, in the most favourable form for vegetation, not in a sudden torrent, but unceasingly and gently, drop by drop. The extent of such bogs is also affected by the nature of the rock below them. On quartz they are shallow...
Page 108 - Fairer seems the ancient city, and the sunshine seems more fair, That he once has trod its pavement, that he once has breathed its air!
Page 354 - For he, deep-judging sage, beheld With pain the triumphs of the field : And when the charioteer drew nigh, And, flush'd with hope, had caught his eye, " Alas ! unhappy youth," he cry'd,
Page 302 - ... generation pay the whole cost of public works for the benefit of the future, instead of making the political like all other machinery, and distributing the weight so as to make a small power lift a large weight by the aid of time. The results of trying to produce something out of nothing, of the want of intelligent adaptation of financial machinery, and of much reckless expenditure; in financial embarrassments, and deep discontent of the people. Materially.- — The political drain up to this...
Page 14 - Thus, though the practical effect of the lamp only extends about 300 metres from its position, the field is illuminated to the extent of 700 metres, for the benefit of all placed between the light and the object. Thus a sentinel on the ramparts can see about 3,000 metres from the enceinte, and by this means strict watch is kept upon the plains around the city at night, as far, in one direction, as 1,000 metres beyond St. Denis. M. Bazin is now occupied in applying his apparatus to the purposes of...
Page 10 - Modes of teaching Fine Art, Natural History, and Physical Science. IV. HORTICULTURE : — International Exhibitions of new and rare Plants, and of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, and Plants showing specialities of cultivation, will be held by the Royal Horticultural Society in conjunction with the above Exhibitions. It is with much regret that we record the death of MR. EJ WOOD, whose name is familiar to the readers of "N. A Q.," and communications from whom appear in our present volume, pp.

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