Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science


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Sida 493 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Sida xxii - Science," for the purpose of receiving, purchasing, holding and conveying real and personal property, which it now is, or hereafter may be, possessed of, with all the powers and privileges, and subject to the restrictions, duties and liabilities set forth in the general laws which now or hereafter may be in force and applicable to such corporations. SECTION 2.
Sida 514 - The thing you ask of me is both difficult and useless. Although I have passed all my days in this place, I have neither counted the houses nor have I inquired into the number of the inhabitants; and as to what one person loads on his mules and the other stows away in the bottom of his ship, that is no business of mine.
Sida 394 - Win a" ; but the Dakotas do not call the first son Cha-ske ("first child, if a boy") if there have been daughters born before him ; nor do they address the first daughter as Wi-no'-na (see Wina" above) unless she is the firstborn child. II. Nikie1 names. These refer to a mythical ancestor, to some part of his body, to some of his acts, or to some ancient rite which he may have established. These nikie names are of several kinds. (A) Seven Ordinal birth-names for each sex. In the Elk gens of the Omahas,...
Sida 514 - ... inquired into the number of the inhabitants; and as to what one person loads on his mules and the other stows away in the bottom of his ship, that is no business of mine. But, above all, as to the previous history of this city, God only knows the amount of dirt and confusion that the infidels may have eaten before the coming of the sword of Islam. It were unprofitable for us to inquire into it.
Sida 144 - ... that such a vessel is divided into two portions, A and B, by a division in which there is a small hole, and that a being, who can see the individual molecules, opens and closes this hole, so as to allow only the swifter molecules to pass from A to B, and only the slower ones to pass from B to A. He will thus, without expenditure of work, raise the temperature of B and lower that of A, in contradiction to the second law of thermodynamics.
Sida xxiii - The objects of the Association are, by periodical and migratory meetings, to promote intercourse between those who are cultivating science in different parts of America, to give a stronger and more general impulse and more systematic direction to scientific research, and to procure for the labors of scientific men increased facilities and a wider usefulness.
Sida 148 - The demonstration of this theorem is an example of a special application of the following GENERAL LAW OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF ENERGY. The effect of the presence in a substance, of a quantity of actual energy, in causing transformation of energy, is the sum of the effects of all its parts...
Sida 402 - Hath my master sent me to thy master and to thee to speak these words ? hath he not sent me to the men that sit upon the wall, that they may eat their own dung, and drink their own piss with you ?" Then Rabshakeh stood, and cried with a loud voice in the Jews' language, and said, " Hear ye the words of the great king, the king of Assyria.
Sida 489 - Corn meal is indeed cheaper, but the oat meal has this great advantage over corn meal and wheat flour, that it has more protein. Of course, if we are to eat large quantities of lean meat...

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