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Page 439 - Were the face of the earth, he says, vacant of other plants, it might be gradually sowed and overspread with one kind only, as for instance with fennel : and were it empty of other inhabitants, it might in a few ages be replenished from one nation only, as for instance with Englishmen...
Page 247 - There are more multimillionaires in the United States than in all the rest of the world combined, even if we include the quasi-governmental wealth of the princes of India and the East.
Page 632 - States as may be designated, and the Academy shall, whenever called upon by any department of the Government, investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art, the actual expense of such investigations, examinations, experiments, and reports to be paid from appropriations which may be made for the purpose...
Page 209 - Statler has been selected as the official headquarters for the summer meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
Page 137 - AN ACT To increase the efficiency and change the name of the United States Marine Hospital Service [32 Stats., 7121 Be it enacted Tyy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Marine-Hospital Service...
Page 293 - Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam, afar Drag the slow barge or drive the rapid car ; Or, on wide-waving wings expanded, bear The flying chariot through the fields of air...
Page 636 - Arts, which were forwarded to me through the British Ambassador at Washington. I wish to express my appreciation of the honor conferred upon me by the Royal Society of Arts as a recognition of the work of my brother Wilbur and myself towards the solution of the problem of flight. I appreciate with the utmost gratification the honor of being placed by your society among such men as those to whom this coveted medal has been awarded in years past. PROFESSOR...
Page 79 - Herbert Spencer's definition of life, as "the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
Page 615 - THE third annual meeting of the Mathematical Association of America will be held at the University of Chicago on Thursday and Friday, December 27-28, 1917, in conjunction with the Chicago Section of the American Mathematical Society which meets on Friday and Saturday of the same week.