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Page 10 - And be it further enacted, That the National Academy of Sciences shall hold an annual meeting at such place in the United States as may be designated, and the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to
Page 48 - Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, so classified and arranged as to facilitate the expression of ideas and assist in literary composition. By PETER MARK ROGET. Revised and edited, with a List of Foreign Words defined in English, and other additions, by BARNAS SEARS, DD, President of Brown University.
Page 10 - That the National Academy of Sciences shall consist of not more than fifty ordinary members, and the said corporation hereby constituted shall have power to make its own organization, including its constitution, by-laws, and rules and regulations ; to fill all vacancies created by death, resignation, or otherwise ; to provide for
Page 10 - Massachusetts; A. Guyot, New Jersey: James Hall, New York: Joseph Henry, at large: JE Hilgard, at large, Illinois: Edward Hitchcock. Massachusetts ; JS Hubbard, United States Naval Observatory, Connecticut ; AA Humphreys, United States Army, Pennsylvania; JL LeConte, United States Army, Pennsylvania; J. Leidy, Pennsylvania; JP Lesley, Pennsylvania; MF Longstrcth, Pennsylvania;
Page 334 - declared to be competent evidence " of the several public and private acts of Congress, and of the several treaties therein contained, in all the courts of law and equity and maritime jurisdiction, and in all the tribunals and public offices of the United States, and of the several States, without any
Page 179 - North. A Memoir of John Wilson, late Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh. Compiled from Family Papers and other Sources, by his Daughter, Mrs. Gordon. With an Introduction by R. Shelton Mackenzie, DCL, Editor of the
Page 26 - are to direct the reader's attention to the value of the science of words, their use and abuse, and the incalculable advantages attached to the habit of using them appropriately and with a distinct knowledge of their primary, derivative, and metaphorical senses: secondly, to establish the distinct
Page 237 - In memory of Allegra, daughter of GG Lord Byron, who died at Bagna-Cavallo, in Italy, April 20th, 1822, aged five years and three months. 'I shall go to her, but she shall not return to me.' 2d Samuel, xii. 23.
Page 283 - the Spanish Academy, Terreros, and Salva, and from the English Dictionaries of Webster, Worcester, and Walker : with the addition of more than 8000 Words, Idioms, and Familiar Phrases, the Irregularities of all the Verbs, and a Grammatical Synopsis of both Languages. In Two Parts: