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Page 352 - German dialect of the end of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth century.
Page 410 - The strongest arguments prove nothing so long as the conclusions are not verified by experience. Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
Page 412 - Thus their work, however imperfect and faulty, judged by modern lights, it may have been, brought them face to face with all the leading aspects of the many-sided mind of man. For these studies did really contain, at any rate in embryo, sometimes it may be in caricature, what we now call philosophy, mathematical and physical science, and art.
Page 412 - was equally active and influential in promoting the study of natural science, and of the Aristotelian philosophy His works contain some exceedingly acute remarks on the organic structure and physiology of plants.
Page 390 - Art thou He that art to come, or look we for another ? And Jesus making answer said to them : Go and relate to John what you have heard and seen. The blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead rise again, the poor have the gospel preached to them.
Page 451 - D. 440 pp. Price. $2.00 net. PROF. PAGEL, Professor of History at the University of Berlin: " This book represents the most serious contribution to the history of medicine that has ever come out of America.
Page 434 - ... hound, or some other venomous beast : sometime of melancholy meats, and sometime of drink of strong wine. And as the causes be diverse, the tokens and signs be diverse. For some cry and leap and hurt and wound themselves and other men, and darken and hide themselves in privy and secret places.
Page 409 - These are: first, trust in inadequate authority ; second, the force of custom, which leads men to accept too unquestioningly what has been accepted before their time ; third, the placing of confidence in the opinion of the inexperienced ; and fourth, the hiding of one's own ignorance with the parade of a superficial wisdom.
Page 415 - ... or crew, sped swiftly to the remotest ends of earth, bringing back merchandise. Next, paddle-wheels descend from Roman days. In the thirteenth century Roger Bacon, from his experiments with gunpowder, glimpsed the internal combustion engine, and the means of fulfilling the Homeric desire. He wrote "Art can construct instruments of navigation such that the largest vessels, governed by a single man, will traverse rivers and seas more rapidly than if they were filled with oarsmen.