The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 1

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D. Appleton, 1872
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Page 513 - Hath not a Jew eyes? hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? @if you prick us do we not bleed? if you tickle us do we not laugh? if you poison us do we not die? and if you wrong us shall we not revenge? if we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that.
Page 162 - Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished in this world, is at bottom the History of the Great Men who have worked here.
Page 437 - That nothing walks with aimless feet ; That not one life shall be destroyed, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete...
Page 556 - So that in science, where the evidence of an hypothesis is subjected to the most rigid examination, we may rightly pursue the same course. You may have hypotheses and hypotheses. A man may say, if he likes, that the moon is made of green cheese : that is an hypothesis.
Page 597 - I will make one small observation in natural history. The crab is not a fish, it is not red, and it does not walk backward. With these exceptions your definition is excellent.
Page 158 - America, the telegraph signal-men received severe electric shocks. At a station in Norway the telegraphic apparatus was set fire to ; and at Boston, in North America, a flame of fire followed the pen of Bain's electric telegraph...
Page 755 - The waters which fall from this horrible precipice do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder; for when the wind blows out of the south, their dismal roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off.
Page 256 - In our opinion, the right idea has been happily hit in the plan of this new monthly.
Page 572 - And then it has come about that we use the same word for the soul of man and for a glass of gin. At the present day, however, we even more commonly use another name for this peculiar liquid — namely, " alcohol," and its origin is not less singular.
Page 626 - who is the servant and interpreter of nature, can act and understand no further than he has, either in operation or in contemplation, observed of the method and order of nature.

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