The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the Progressive Discoveries and Improvements in the Sciences and the Arts, Volum 37

A. and C. Black, 1844

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Side 60 - Out of whose womb came the ice? and the hoary frost of heaven, who hath gendered it? The waters are hid as with a stone, and the face of the deep is frozen.
Side 112 - Notes on the Effects produced by the Ancient Glaciers of Caernarvonshire, and on the Boulders transported by Floating Ice.
Side 217 - Cuvier," &c. 6th Edition, improved, with an account of a Visit to Walton Hall, and Mr. Waterton's method of Preserving Animals. Fcp. 8vo. with Wood Engravings, 7s. cloth. LEE -ELEMENTS OF NATURAL HISTORY, For the use of Schools and Young Persons : comprising the Principles of Classification, interspersed with amusing and instructive original Accounts of the most remarkable Animals. By Mrs. R. LEE (formerly Mrs. T: E. BOWDICH), Author of "Taxidermy," "Memoirs of Cuvier,
Side 309 - Negroes were numerous in Egypt, but their social position in ancient times was the same that it now is, that of servants and slaves.
Side 309 - 6. Kings of Egypt appear to have been incidentally derived from each of the above nations. " 7. The Copts, in part at least, are a mixture of the Caucasian and the Negro in extremely variable proportions. " 8. Negroes were numerous in Egypt...
Side 185 - ... of this narrow island. Some of the fissures near the cliffs were a yard wide. Many enormous masses had already fallen on the beach, and the inhabitants thought that when the rains commenced far greater slips would happen. The effect of the vibration on the hard, primary slate which composes the foundation of the island was still more curious: the superficial parts of some narrow ridges were as completely shivered as if they had been blasted by gunpowder.
Side 310 - I have to regret that, up to the present time, I have not been able to procure...
Side 23 - ... and their steam-ships of war to the remotest seas. Indeed it appears probable that the law of gravity, as established by the Creator, puts forth in this single waterfall more intense and effective energy than is necessary to move all the artificial machinery of the habitable globe."— Sillimart's Journal.
Side 349 - Thus if a metal, glass, or wood tube* (2076.) be used for the steam issue, the boiler is rendered well negative and the steam highly positive ; but if a quill tube or, better still, an ivory tube be used, the boiler receives scarcely any charge, and the stream of steam is also in a neutral state.
Side 8 - ... oxygen and hydrogen, in the proportion of eight parts by weight of the former...

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