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Página 110 - At his first settling with me, I made him a Present of all the good Sermons which have been printed in English, and only begged of him that every Sunday he would pronounce one of them in the Pulpit. Accordingly he has digested them into such a Series, that they follow one another naturally, and make a continued System of practical Divinity.
Página 110 - I have just now mentioned, and without staying for my answer told me that he was afraid of being insulted with Latin and Greek at his own table, for which reason he desired a particular friend of his at the University to find him out a clergyman rather of plain sense than much learning, of a good aspect, a clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend...
Página 28 - Vice-President, in the Chair. The minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed. The following gentlemen were balloted for and duly elected members of the Club : — Mr.
Página 187 - President, in the Chair. THE minutes of the preceding meeting were read and confirmed. The following gentlemen were duly elected Fellows of the Society : — ER Buddcn, CT Macadam, WR Criper.
Página 110 - I could heartily wish that more of our country clergy would follow this example, and instead of wasting their spirits in laborious compositions of their own, would endeavour after a handsome elocution, and all those other talents that are proper to enforce what has been penned by greater masters. This would not only be more easy to themselves, but more edifying to the people.
Página 172 - As the result of my researches all these growths [Lichens] are not simple plants, not individuals in the ordinary sense of the word; they are rather colonies, which consist of hundreds and thousands of individuals, of which, however, one alone plays the master, whilst the rest, in perpetual captivity, prepare the nutriment for themselves and their master.
Página 172 - ... the observations of others, declares that in his opinion it is probably composed of materials very similar to those of which our own earth is made up : and that is also only an hypothesis. But I need not tell you that there is an enormous difference in the value of the two hypotheses. That one which is based on sound scientific knowledge is sure to have a corresponding value ; and that which is a mere hasty random guess is likely to have but little value.
Página 246 - If the sections have been hardened in chromic acid, picric acid, or a bichromate, they must be washed in water till no tinge appears. Place them in alcohol for fifteen or twenty minutes, then in the two fluids mixed in equal proportions, after which wash them in a saturated aqueous solution of oxalic acid, where they should remain a rather shorter time than in the staining flnids.
Página 87 - Physical characters, not as images of material forms but as signs of material differences in the nature of the particles composing the object, so that nothing more can safely be inferred from the image as presented to the eye, than the presence in the object of such structural peculiarities as will produce the particular diffraction phenomena, on which the images depend.
Página 110 - I made him a present of all the good sermons which have been printed in English, and only begged of him that every Sunday he would pronounce one of them in the pulpit. Accordingly he has digested them into such a series, that they follow one another naturally, and make a Continued system of practical divinity...