Nature, Volume 52

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Sir Norman Lockyer
Macmillan Journals Limited, 1895 - Electronic journals

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Page 228 - And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.
Page 59 - 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 an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable for insertion in the published Transactions of the Association, and...
Page 170 - for the development of the chemical theory of definite proportions, usually called the Atomic Theory, and for his various other labours and discoveries in physical and chemical science.
Page 216 - DISEASES OF FIELD AND GARDEN CROPS, CHIEFLY SUCH AS ARE CAUSED BY FUNGI. By WORTHINGTON G. SMITH, FLS, MAI, Member of the Scientific Committee of the RHS With 143 Illustrations, drawn and engraved from Nature by the Author.
Page 191 - VicePrésident, in the chair. — The minutes of the last meeting having been read and confirmed, the Chairman, on behalf of the President, declared the following to be Vice-Présidents : — Messrs.
Page 228 - To promote the increase of natural knowledge and to forward the application of scientific methods of investigation to all the problems of life to the best of my ability, in the conviction which has grown with my growth and strengthened with my strength, that there is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.
Page 20 - Provided every part that is the seat of tuberculous matter be avoided and destroyed, and provided care be taken to save from contamination by such matter the actual meat substance of a tuberculous animal, a great deal of meat from animals affected by tuberculosis may be eaten without risk to the consumer.
Page 20 - The actual amount of tuberculous disease among certain classes of food animals is so large as to afford to man frequent occasions for contracting tuberculous disease through his food.
Page 227 - It looks as if the scientific, like other revolutions, meant to devour its own children ; as if the growth of science tended to overwhelm its votaries ; as if the man of science of the future were condemned to diminish into a narrower and narrower specialist as time goes on.
Page 192 - FREE TRADE AND PROTECTION: an Inquiry into the Causes which have retarded the general adoption of Free Trade since its introduction into England.

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