Nature, Volume 57

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1898 - Electronic journals

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Page 114 - Ah! when shall all men's good Be each man's rule, and universal Peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land, And like a lane of beams athwart the sea, Thro' all the circle of the golden year?
Page 213 - The consequences were not long in following, and have transformed this country into a kind of arid desert. The water-courses are dried up, and the irrigating canals empty.
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Page 170 - Not only are no powers to be employed that are not natural to the globe, no action to be admitted of except those of which we know the principle, and no extraordinary events to be alleged in order to explain a common appearance...
Page 262 - Dewar, it was found that no matter whether the palladium exists as black, sponge, foil, wire, or compact metal, or whether it is charged by direct exposure to hydrogen gas (the proper conditions being observed, as explained), or charged electrolytically, the amount of hydrogen occluded in each case is approximately the same, the atomic ratio palladium : hydrogen varying between i -37 and i -47.
Page 106 - TUESDAY last being St. Andrew's Day, the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society was held in their apartments at Burlington House. The auditors of the Treasurer's accounts having read their report, and the Secretary having read the list of Fellows elected and deceased since the last anniversary, the President (Lord Lister) proceeded to deliver the anniversary address.

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