The Anthropological Review, 7. köide

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Trübner and Company, 1869
 

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Page ccxxiii - Cease then, nor order imperfection name: Our proper bliss depends on what we blame. Know thy own point : This kind, this due degree Of blindness, weakness, Heaven bestows on thee. Submit. — In this or any other sphere, Secure to be as blest as thou canst bear; Safe in the hand of one disposing Power, Or in the natal or the mortal hour.
Page 139 - Every surmise and vaticination of the mind is entitled to a certain respect, and we learn to prefer imperfect theories, and sentences, which contain glimpses of truth, to digested systems which have no one valuable suggestion.
Page 216 - Thou makest thine appeal to me: I bring to life, I bring to death: The spirit does but mean the breath: I know no more.
Page 217 - Tree and Serpent Worship ; Or, Illustrations of Mythology and Art in India in the First and Fourth Centuries after Christ, from the Sculptures of the Buddhist Topes at Sanchi and Amravati.
Page 304 - You shall well and truly try the issue between the parties, and a true verdict give, according to the evidence, so help you God ;" and the juror kisses the New Testament.
Page 395 - ... the corresponding thought or feeling might be inferred ; or, given the thought or feeling, the corresponding state of the brain might be inferred. But how inferred ? It is at bottom not a case of logical inference at all, but of empirical association. You may reply, that many of the inferences of science are of this character ; the inference, for example, that an electric current of a given direction will deflect a magnetic needle in...
Page 4 - I, that am curtail'd of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling Nature, Deform'd, unfinish'd, sent before my time Into this breathing world scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them...
Page 395 - I hardly imagine there exists a profound scientific thinker, who has reflected upon the subject, unwilling to admit the extreme probability of the hypothesis, that for every fact of consciousness, whether in the domain of sense, of thought, or of emotion, a certain definite molecular condition is set up in the brain...
Page 317 - Their stature and their features, as well as their disposition and habits, are almost the same as those of the Papuans ; their hair is semi-Papuan — neither straight, smooth, and glossy, like all true Malays', nor so frizzly and woolly as the perfect Papuan type, but always crisp, waved, and rough, such as often occurs among the true Papuans, but never among the Malays.
Page 177 - Therefore I should infer from analogy that probably all the organic beings which have ever lived on this earth, have descended from some one primordial form, into which life was first breathed.

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