The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

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Gould and Lincoln, 1859
 

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Página 23 - The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible.
Página 35 - And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Página 267 - Inasmuch as a molecule of water consists of two atoms of hydrogen and one atom of oxygen, the atoms of...
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Página 36 - In proportion to its bulk is the difficulty of the contest, which, as a living organized whole, the individual of such species has to maintain against the surrounding agencies that are ever tending to dissolve the vital bond and subjugate the living matter to the ordinary chemical and physical forces. Any changes, therefore, in such external agencies as a species may have been...
Página 99 - ... the unguided progress of science and the experience it supplies, that of those men who devote themselves to studious education, there are as many whose minds are constitutionally disposed to the studies supplied by it, as there are of others more fitted by inclination and power to pursue literature. The value of the public recognition of science as a leading branch of education, may be estimated in a very considerable degree by observation of the results of the education which it has obtained...

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