Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

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Página 171 - State, in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants, and narcotics upon the human system.
Página 138 - When poor Paul had spelt out number two, he found he had no idea of number one ; fragments whereof afterwards obtruded themselves into number three, which slided into number four, which grafted itself on to number two. So that whether twenty Romuluses made a Remus, or hie haec hoc was troy weight, or a verb always agreed with an ancient Briton, or three times four was Taurus a bull, were open questions with him. "Oh, Dombey, Dombey!" said Miss Blimber, "this is very shocking.
Página 133 - How can an inanimate, mechanical gerundgrinder, the like of whom will, in a subsequent century, be manufactured at Niirnberg out of wood and leather, foster the growth of anything; much more of mind, which grows, not like a vegetable (by having its roots littered with etymological compost), but like a spirit, by mysterious contact of spirit; thought kindling itself at the fire of living thought?
Página 79 - AD 898 and 931, and, therefore, relegate the plates to the end of the ninth and the beginning of the tenth century respectively, that is, fully 137 years later than the date assigned to them by Buhler.
Página 12 - Nay, do not think I flatter ; For what advancement may I hope from thee, That no revenue hast but thy good spirits, To feed and clothe thee ? Why should the poor be flatter'd ? No, let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp, And crook the pregnant hinges of the knee Where thrift may follow fawning.
Página 143 - I've never seen your face, nor heard The music o' your tongue ; But I could hug all wretchedness, And happy could I die, Did I but ken your heart still dreamed O...
Página 49 - Plant blessings, and blessings will bloom ; Plant hate, and hate will grow ; — You can sow to-day ; to-morrow will bring The blossom that proves what sort of a thing Is the seed — the seed that you sow.
Página 92 - Innumerable dead vocables (no dead language, for they themselves knew no language) they crammed into us, and called it fostering the growth of the mind.
Página 152 - I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polish'd manners and fine sense. Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
Página 146 - ... we are, my heart and I. Suppose the world brought diadems To tempt us, crusted with loose gems Of powers and pleasures ? Let it try. We scarcely care to look at even A pretty child, or God's blue heaven, We feel so tired, my heart and I.

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