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" The voltaic battery was an alarm bell to experimenters in every part of Europe ; and it served no less for demonstrating new properties in electricity, and for establishing the laws of this science, than as an instrument of discovery in other branches... "
Journal of the Chemical Society - Page 562
by Chemical Society (Great Britain) - 1900
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The Dublin Review, Volume 2

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1837
...electricity, the author observes, in reference to this period, that " the voltaic battery was an alarm bell to experimenters in every part of Europe ; and it...of knowledge; exhibiting relations between subjects apparently before without connexion, and serving as a bond of unity between chemical and physical philosophy."...
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Nature, Volume 77

Sir Norman Lockyer - 1908 - 692 pages
...electrolytic decomposition of water. Davy himself has said : — " The voltaic battery was an alarm bell to experimenters in every part of Europe ; and it...of unity between chemical and physical philosophy." We owe it to Sir Joseph Banks that Volta's great discovery was first made known to English men of science,...
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Humphry Davy: Poet and Philosopher

Thomas Edward Thorpe - 1896 - 240 pages
...April 30th, 1800, of the electro lytic decomposition of water. As Davy said, " the voltaic battery was an alarm-bell to experimenters in every part of Europe...of unity between chemical and physical philosophy." The capital discovery of Volta was made known in England at the earliest possible moment through the...
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Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, Volume 81

1900 - 440 pages
...Society, capable of unfolding its wonderful and mysterious laws." Volta's famous letter of March 2oth, 1800, to Sir Joseph Banks, was as the " order of the...branches of knowledge; exhibiting relations between subjeeks before apparently without connection, and serving as a bond of unity between chemical and...
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Notices of the Proceedings at the Meetings of the Members of the ..., Volume 19

Royal Institution of Great Britain - 1912
...was an alarm bell to experimenters in every part of Europe; and it served no less for demonstratiimg new properties in electricity, and for establishing...science, than as an instrument of discovery in other bnmmichmes of kmmowledge: exhibiting relations between subjects before aJ)I)al'emmtly without connection,...
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Records of the Dawn of Photography: Talbot's Notebooks P & Q

Larry J. Schaaf, William Henry Fox Talbot - 1996 - 457 pages
...who had identified the call that was to appeal so strongly to this generation: "The voltaic battery was as an alarm-bell to experimenters in every part...subjects before apparently without connection, and sen ing as a bond of unity between chemical and physical philosophy." 40 Freely intermingled amongst...
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