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Page 43 - ... all sensation is excited, and the members of animal bodies move at the command of the will,- — -namely, by the vibrations of this Spirit, mutually propagated along the solid filaments of the nerves, from the outward organs of sense to the brain, and from the brain into the muscles.
Page 39 - Vapour, which is a sort of Air, and by cold into Ice, which is a hard, pellucid, brittle, fusible Stone; and this Stone returns into Water by Heat, and Vapour returns into Water by Cold. Earth by Heat becomes Fire, and by Cold returns into Earth. Dense Bodies by Fermentation rarify into several sorts of Air, and this Air by Fermentation, and sometimes without it, returns into dense Bodies.24 The Aristotelian character of this passage need hardly be pointed out.
Page 284 - MEDICAL SERIES. No. I. SKETCHES OF THE LIVES AND WORK OF THE HONORARY MEDICAL STAFF OF THE ROYAL INFIRMARY. From its foundation in 1752 to 1830, when it became the Royal Infirmary.
Page 54 - Description d'une suite d'expériences qui montrent comment la compression peut modifier l'action de la chaleur (Geneva, 1807).
Page 133 - Wound Healing and Reconstitution of the Central Nervous System of the Amphibian Embryo After Removal of Parts of the Neural Plate," in Journal of Experimental Zoology, 106 (1947), 27-84.
Page 321 - The Reduction and Arrangement, in the form of a Catalogue in Zones, of all the Star Clusters and Nebulae observed by Sir William Herschel in his Sweeps...
Page 58 - The Two-fold Slavery of the United States: With a Project of Self-Emancipation (London, 1854).
Page 161 - Nereis Boreali-Americana; or, Contributions to a History of the Marine Algae of North America.