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Page 342 - In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
Page 108 - From the foregoing statements it may be safely inferred that " the mean height of the barometer at the level of the sea being the same in every part of the globe...
Page 76 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF Music ; being the substance of a Course of Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in February and March 1877. By William Pole, FRS, FRSE, Mus.
Page 217 - Microscopical Observations on the Suspension of the Muscular Motions of the Vibrio tritici," which forms the Croonian Lecture for that year.
Page 155 - Travels ; comprising Observations made during a Residence in the Tarentaise, and various parts of the Grecian and Pennine Alps, in Savoy, and in Switzerland and Auvergne, in the years 1820, 1821, and 1822, with Remarks on the present State of Society, Manners, Religion, Agriculture, Climate, &c.
Page 464 - ... fracture and a vitreous lustre. These results were nearly uniform, in various trials ; and every thing seems to indicate that were the diamond a good conductor, it would be melted by the deflagrator ; and were it incombustible, a globule would be obtained by the compound blow-pipe.
Page 468 - FIRST STEPS TO BOTANY, Intended as popular Illustrations of the Science, leading to its study as a branch of general education. By JL DRUMMOND, MD 4th Edit. 12mo. with numerous Woodcuts, 9s.
Page 76 - SHRUBBERY;" con'taining an Historical and Botanical Account of the Flowering Shrubs and Trees, which now ornament the Shrubbery, the Park, and Rural Scenes in general: with Observations on the Formation of Ornamental Plantations and Picturesque Scenery. By HENRY PHILLIPS, FHS Author of the " History of Fruits known in Great Britain," and the " History of Cultivated Vegetables.
Page 344 - God made the earth and the heavens, and every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew : for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till, the ground. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.