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Pàgina 534 - Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses : but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
Pàgina vii - Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several communications, that each Author should prepare an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable for insertion in the published Transactions of the Association, and...
Pàgina 157 - Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content! And oh ! may Heaven their simple lives prevent From luxury's contagion, weak and vile ! Then, howe'er crowns and coronets be rent, A virtuous populace may rise the while, And stand a wall of fire around their much-loved Isle. O Thou! who pour'd the patriotic tide That stream'd thro...
Pàgina iv - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another, and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Pàgina 435 - Oruithoptera ; among plants, the wild banana, orange and mangosteen, the rhododendron, the epiphytic orchids, and the palms ; so that, in the heart of a great Queensland " scrub," a naturalist could scarcely answer, from his surroundings, whether he were in New Guinea or Australia.
Pàgina 260 - I believe that a State can be administered on a non-violent basis, if the vast majority of the people are non-violent. So far as I know, India is the only country which has a possibility of being such a State. I am conducting my experiment in that faith.
Pàgina 71 - I have not tested its powers upon the close double stars, 2" being the nearest pair it has been tried upon. This distance is quite manageable provided the stars are of nearly equal magnitude. The power to obtain images of the 9th magnitude stars with so moderate an aperture promises to develop and increase the application of photography to the mapping of the sidereal heavens, and in some measure to realize the hopes which have so long been deferred and disappointed...
Pàgina 148 - The principles influencing the supply of plant food in the soil, the necessity for cultivation, and the circumstances making tillage more or less effective.