What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
according already American animals appears appropriation become body breeding Bureau called cause character collections complete Congress considerable considered continued crossing depends direction distribution divergent earth effect elastic equal exchange existence experiments fact feet force geyser give given glass greater groups hardness important increase Institution interest July June kind less light limit lines March mass material matter means measured method miles months motion Museum natural nearly necessary North observed obtained organism original park plants plate position possible present pressure probably produced Prof publications pupa question reach reference region relations rock seems segregation selection separation Smithsonian Society solid South species stars strain Stream success sufficient surface temperature theory tion United variation variety York
Page 623 - And king Solomon made a navy of ships in Ezion-geber, which is beside Eloth, on the shore of the Red sea, in the land of Edom. And Hiram sent in the navy his servants, shipmen that had knowledge of the sea, with the servants of Solomon. And they came to Ophir, and fetched from thence gold, four hundred and twenty talents, and brought it to king Solomon.
Page 536 - The inner wall was of clay, taken up probably in the northern part of the fort, where was a low place, and is still considerably lower than any other part of the work. The outside wall was taken from the ditch which is between these walls, and is alluvial, consisting of pebbles worn smooth in water, and sand, to a very considerable depth, more than 50 feet at least.
Page 652 - THE EAGLE'S NEST. Ten Lectures on the Relation of Natural Science to Art.
Page 558 - But on whatever occasion they may have been made, they are of considerable notoriety among the Indians; for a party passing, about thirty years ago, through the part of the country where this barrow is, went through the woods directly to it, without any instructions or inquiry, and having staid about it...
Page xlii - For continuing the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government, and from other sources, including salaries or compensation...
Page 566 - Valley during the latter part of the seventeenth and the beginning of the eighteenth centuries...
Page 503 - Indian corn, and beans of last year's growth, and there lay near the house for the purpose of drying, enough to load three ships, besides what was growing in the fields. On our coming into the house, two mats were spread out to sit upon, and...
Page x - Columbia], three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives...
Page 548 - The mirror answered the purpose very well for which it was intended. This skeleton had also been burned like the former, and lay on charcoal and a considerable quantity of wood ashes. A part of the mirror is in my possession as well as a piece of brick, taken from the spot at the time.