The Intellectual Observer, Volume 6

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Groombridge and Sons, 1865
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Page 137 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.
Page 167 - DUKE'S PALACE. [Enter DUKE, CURIO, LORDS; MUSICIANS attending.] DUKE. If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken and so die.— That strain again;— it had a dying fall; O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet south, That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour.— Enough; no more; 'Tis not so sweet now as it was before.
Page 142 - The Metric System. A SERIES OF METRIC TABLES, in which the British Standard Measures and Weights are compared with those of the Metric System at present in use on the Continent. By CH DOWLING, CE Second Edition, revised and enlarged.
Page 456 - Dawson carefully examined the laminated material, and he found it to consist of the remains of an organism which grew in large sessile patches, increasing at the surface by the addition of successive layers of chambers separated by calcareous laminae. Slices examined microscopically showed large irregular chambers with numerous rounded extensions, and bounded by walls of variable thickness, which are studded with septal orifices irregularly disposed ; the thicker parts of the walls revealed the existence...
Page 220 - ... has been observed, containing organic remains. These fossils have been examined by Dr. Dawson, of Montreal, and he has detected in them, by aid of the microscope, the distinct structure of a large species of Rhizopod.
Page 378 - HOMES WITHOUT HANDS : an Account of the Habitations constructed by various Animals, classed according to their Principles of Construction. By Rev. JG WOOD, MAFLS Illustrations on Wood by G. Pearson, from Drawings by FW Keyl and EA Smith. In course of publication in 20 Parts. Is. each. MANUAL of CffiI.ENTERATA. By J. REAY GREENE, BAMRIA Edited by the Rev. JA GALBRAITH, MA and the Rev.
Page 151 - The myriads of ephemerae," says he, " which filled the air over the current of the river, and over the bank on which I stood, are neither to be expressed nor conceived. When the snow falls with the largest flakes, and with the least interval between them, the air is not so full of them as that which surrounded us was of ephemerae.
Page 347 - ... even large and bright ones, offer much greater difficulty in this respect. The cause of this difference must, of course, be conjectural, but, I believe, it is not possible for any one to review seriatim the nebulous contents of the heavens without being satisfied of its reality as a physical character. Possibly the limits of the conditions of dynamical stability in a spherical cluster may be compatible with less numerous and comparatively larger individual constituents than in an elliptic one.
Page 458 - An Expedition across the Rocky Mountains into British Columbia, by the Yellow Head or Leather Pass.
Page 402 - Wo have in these objects to do no longer with a special modification only of our own type of suns, but find ourselves in the presence of objects possessing a distinct and peculiar plan of structure.

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