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Page 212 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.
Page 765 - A SERIES OF METRIC TABLES. In which the British standard Measures and Weights are compared with those of the Metric System at present in Use on the Continent. By CH DOWLING, CE 8vo, strongly bound 1O/6 "Mr. Dowling's Tables are well put together as a ready reckoner for the conversion of one system into the other.
Page 691 - This seems to have been the origin of some of the round grains met with in meteorites ; for they occasionally still contain a considerable amount of glass, and the crystals which have been formed in it are arranged in groups, radiating from one or more points on the external surface, in such a manner as to indicate that they were developed after the fragments had acquired their present spheroidal shape (Aussun, &c.).
Page 485 - Physician to King's College Hospital, and Professor of Physiology and General and Morbid Anatomy in King's College, London ; Honorary Fellow of King's College.
Page 737 - ... and dimensions from the earliest times to which we can trace back their existence? Yet although their foundations are tens of thousands of years old, they were laid at an era when the Mediterranean was already inhabited by the same species of marine shells as those with which it is now peopled ; so that these volcanos must be regarded as things of yesterday in the geological calendar.
Page 83 - ... a little particle of apparently homogeneous jelly changing itself into a greater variety of forms than the fabled Proteus, laying hold of its food without members, swallowing it without a mouth, digesting it without a stomach, appropriating its nutritious material without absorbent vessels or a circulating system, moving from place to place without muscles, feeling (if it has any power to do so) without nerves, multiplying itself without eggs ; and not only this, but in many instances forming...