Biographical Memoirs

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National Academy of Sciences, 1895 - Scientists
List of papers contained in v. 1-9 is given in National Academy of Sciences. Proceedings ... Index ... 1915-24, 1926.

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Page 71 - Creep in our ears ; soft stillness, and the night, Become the touches of sweet harmony. Sit, Jessica. Look, how the floor of heaven Is thick inlaid with patines of bright gold. There's not the smallest orb, which thou behold'st, But in his motion like an angel sings, Still quiring to the young-eyed cherubims ; Such harmony is in immortal souls ; But whilst this muddy vesture of decay Doth grossly close it in, we cannot hear it.
Page 152 - Goode, the Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, in charge of the National Museum.
Page 250 - Contributions to Meteorology : being Results derived from an examination of the Observations of the United States Signal Service, and from other sources.
Page 117 - He received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from the University of Michigan in 1868.
Page 243 - On two storms which were experienced throughout the United States in the month of February, 1842.
Page 160 - American fishes. A popular treatise upon the game and food fishes of North America with especial reference to habits and methods of capture.
Page 398 - York, and was graduated from that institution with the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1853.
Page 227 - ... and for that purpose an act of incorporation was obtained from the New York State Legislature. After coming to New Haven, he always took the warmest interest in the plans of Mr. Winchester for the establishment of an observatory in connection with Yale University. His counsel and assistance have been instrumental, more than the public could know, in producing and preserving whatever of value has been developed in that observatory. The science of Meteorology has, however, been that in which Professor...
Page 167 - An efficient educational museum may be described as a collection of instructive labels, each illustrated by a well selected specimen.
Page 34 - It is not in the likeness of anything in the heavens above, or the earth beneath, or the waters under the earth, that the highest musical capacity can be tried.

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