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abdomen Adams Adenocalymna anfractibus anfractu ultimo animal antennæ antice apertura apice apicem apophysis appears belongs Bignoniacea bird body British Museum brown carpels cells cephalothorax Chalk characters colour Conch convex Cymbium described developed dissepiment distinct dorsal eggs elytra extremity eyes fathoms female figure fossils Gault genera genus Gray Greensand habitat Hist Icon inch insect J. E. Gray Kraussia labio labro labrum larvæ latera latter length less longitudinal male margin Maxilla medio membrane Mossburnford nearly oblique observed organs orifice outer ovary ovata Oxybeles pallium palpi papillæ peculiar Peltogaster plants plate poll portion posterior postice Prof prothorax protoplasm remarkable resembles ribs rotundato rounded Sacculina shell side slightly species specimens spines sporidia striæ structure subtus surface suture tentacles tenui Terebratula testa tibiæ transverse Triopa tubercles upper valde valves ventral whorls young
Page 341 - Thou makest thine appeal to me: I bring to life, I bring to death: The spirit does but mean the breath: I know no more.
Page 217 - Society for 1852, p. 133, 1 described, and in the quarto Catalogue of the ' Shield Reptiles in the Collection of the British Museum ' I described at greater length and figured, the imperfect shield of a Tortoise which had long been in the possession of the Society, under the name of Manouria fusca. Dr. Cantor, in his ' Catalogue of the Reptiles of the Malayan Peninsula...
Page 426 - Unlike cochineal, the new dye discovered at Kingston is a native Canadian product, and capable of being produced in temperate countries. Having been but recently observed, a sufficient quantity has not yet been obtained for a complete series of experiments as to its nature and uses ; but the habits of the insect, as well as the properties of the dye, seem to indicate that it may become of practical importance. In colour it closely resembles ordinary cochineal, having rather more the scarlet hue of...
Page 212 - FJ ir" 14 28 •j^i-nr 29 ^'i^ 15 29 -^iiro 80 and very nearly on the whole of the 27th band ; but on the 28th, and still more on the 29th, they so prevailed, that at no one focal adjustment could more than a portion (a third or a fifth part) of the width of these bands be resolved into the true lines. The true lines of the 30th band we were unable to see, at least with any degree of certainty, still, from indications, we have no doubt they are ruled as stated by Nobert.
Page 212 - Robert's registration on the plate as given in the first table above. Such discrepancies are to be expected, and by microscopists familiar with operations of this kind, are looked upon as unavoidable ; but that on the 25th band is rather large to be accounted for in this way. We are unable to explain it, and can only say that our repeated measurements of it were very carefully made. These experiments, together with those of others before noticed, induce us to believe that the limit of the resolvability...
Page 213 - Many frustules of these species, from different localities, have been measured by us and always with the same results. Pleurosigma fasciola has been specially designated by Mr. Sollitt, and also by Dr. Wallich, as very inconstant in its markings. Of this diatom we are fortunate in being supplied with abundant specimens, from various localities in England, particularly from the neighborhood of Hull.
Page 468 - I am sorry to be the dispeller of such agreeable delusions; but the gorilla does not lurk in trees by the roadside, and drag up unsuspicious passers-by in its claws, and choke them to death in its vice-like paws; it does not attack the elephant, and beat him to death with sticks; it does not carry off women from the native villages; it does not even build itself a house of leaves and twigs in the forest-trees and sit on the roof, as has been confidently reported of it. It is not gregarious even,...
Page 211 - The figures in the 3d and 6th columns, showing the distance apart of the lines in each band, are the mean of numerous and slightly variant trials, particularly on the higher bands. Up to the 26th band there was no serious difficulty in resolving and ascertaining the position of the lines, but on this and the subsequent ones, spectral lines,* that is, lines each composed of two or more real lines, more or less prevailed, showing that the resolving power of the objective was approaching its limit....
Page 213 - ... an inch in length, were measured, and on no one were found striae less than 52 or more than 56 in •001", much the larger number being 54. A similarly uniform striation has always been observed among the individuals of many other species examined by us. To such uniformity of striation Amphipleura pellucida forms as yet no exception ; this diatom is still a "res vexata" among microscopists ; neither the striation nor the structure of its frustule is at all satisfactorily understood.