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Page 90 - God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! that we should, with joy, pleasance, revel and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!
Page 68 - President, in the Chair. THE minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, the presents of books made to the Society were announced, and the donors thanked ; after which Messrs.
Page 220 - ... committees for the several sections before the beginning of the meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the committees of doing justice to the several communications, that each author should prepare...
Page 230 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF Music ; being the substance of a Course of Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in February and March 1877. By William Pole, FRS, FRSE, Mus.
Page 200 - Chemical Technology, or Chemistry in its Applications to the Arts and Manufactures. By THOMAS RICHARDSON and HENRY WATTS.
Page 215 - TATE in the Chair. The following Candidates were elected Members of the Society : — Horatio Waddington, Esq., late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
Page 9 - Royal will and pleasure, that no resolution, or bye-law, shall on any account or pretence whatsoever be made by the said body politic and corporate in opposition to the general scope, true intent, and meaning of this our Charter, or the laws...
Page 220 - It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several communications, that each Author should prepare an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable for insertion in the published Transactions of the Association, and that he should send it, together with the original Memoir, by book-post, on or before August 1 1, addressed thus : — " General Secretaries, British Association, 22 Albemarle Street, London, W.
Page 139 - The apparatus was fitted up in a room specially devoted to it, and was protected on all sides, except where the rays of light had to pass, with cotton-wool and large bottles of water. A heliostat reflected a beam of sunlight in a constant direction, and it was received on an appropriate arrangement of slit, lenses, prisms, &c., for projecting a pure spectrum.