Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, Volumen21

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Smithsonian Institution, 1881 - 68 páginas
 

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Página 7 - And the king said unto his servants, Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Página 4 - WHEREAS, The Commission so created, composed of the President of the United States, the Vice-President of the United States, the Speaker of the House of Representatives...
Página 191 - I had rather believe all the fables in the legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind; and, therefore, God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
Página 28 - Smithson should be invested, when received, by the Secretary of the Treasury, with the approbation of the President of the United States...
Página 14 - THAT each, who seems a separate whole, Should move his rounds, and fusing all The skirts of self again, should fall Remerging in the general Soul, Is faith as vague as all unsweet : Eternal form shall still divide The eternal soul from all beside ; And I shall know him when we meet...
Página 394 - By the publication of a series of reports, giving an account of the new discoveries in science, and of the changes made from year to year in all branches of knowledge not strictly professional.* — 1.
Página 496 - Concerning each of which, many seem to have fallen into very great errors ; for by invention, I believe, is generally understood a creative faculty, which would indeed prove most romance writers to have the highest pretensions to it ; whereas by invention is...
Página 16 - British empire, a public institution for diffusing the knowledge and facilitating the general introduction of useful mechanical inventions and improvements, and for teaching, by courses of philosophical lectures and experiments, the application of science to the common purposes of life.
Página 448 - And the said regents shall make, from the interest of said fund, an appropriation, not exceeding an average of twenty-five thousand dollars annually, for the gradual formation of a library, composed of valuable works pertaining to all departments of human knowledge.
Página 391 - The will makes no restriction in favor of any particular kind of knowledge ; hence all branches are entitled to a share of attention.

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