Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

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Página 1 - England, who in 1826 bequeathed his property to the United States of America " to found at Washington, under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
Página 2 - ... shall be laid out under the direction of a Joint Committee of Congress upon the Library, to consist of three members of the Senate and three members of the House of Representatives.
Página 478 - Holy Bible : containing the Old Testament and the New. Translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, at the charge, and with the consent of the Corporation in England for the Propagation of the Gospel amongst the Indians in New England.
Página 194 - Sometime, we see a cloud that's dragonish, A vapour, sometime, like a bear, or lion, A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't, that nod unto the world, And mock our eyes with air: thou hast seen these signs; They are black vesper's pageants.
Página 198 - At other times the sheet is thin, resembling thick Ci.•St., and through it the sun or the moon may be seen dimly gleaming as through ground glass. This form exhibits all changes peculiar to Ci.•St.
Página 194 - To th' monument! Exeunt. 4.14 Enter ANTONY and EROS. ANTONY Eros, thou yet behold'st me? EROS Ay, noble lord. ANTONY Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish, A vapour sometime like a bear or lion, A towered citadel, a pendent rock, A forked mountain, or blue promontory With trees upon't that nod unto the world And mock our eyes with air.
Página 134 - Institution ; and memoirs of a general character or on special topics that are of interest or value to the numerous correspondents of the Institution. It has been a prominent object of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, from a very early date, to enrich the annual report required of them by law with memoirs illustrating the more remarkable and important developments in physical and biological discovery, as well as showing the general character of the operations of the Institution;...
Página 134 - ADVERTISEMENT. The object of the GENERAL APPENDIX to the Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution is to furnish brief accounts of scientific discovery in particular directions; reports of investigations made by collaborators of the Institution ; and memoirs of a general character or on special topics that are of interest or value to the numerous correspondents of the Institution.
Página 460 - There is no straw given unto thy servants, and they say to us. Make brick: and, behold, thy servants are beaten; but the fault is in thine own people.
Página 189 - ... to be present. If this process occurs only at a considerable distance above the surface of the earth, leaving the lower air clear, the result is some form of cloud. If, on the other hand, it extends quite to, or occurs at, the surface of the earth it is then called a fog, no matter how shallow nor how deep it may be. The distinction, therefore, between fog and cloud is that of position. Fog is a cloud on the earth; cloud, a fog in the sky.

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