The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 25

D. Appleton, 1884

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Página 669 - To give a stronger impulse and a more systematic direction to scientific inquiry, — to promote the intercourse of those who cultivate Science in different parts of the British Empire, with one another, and with foreign philosophers, — to obtain a more general attention to the objects of Science, and a removal of any disadvantages of a public kind which impede its progress.
Página 400 - A book that has been long wanted by all who are engaged in the business of teaching and desire to master its principles. In the first place, it is an elaborate treatise on the human mind, of independent merit as representing the latest and best work of all schools of psychological inquiry. But of equal importance, and what will be prized as a new and most desirable feature...
Página 649 - Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America, by Benjamin Franklin, LLD and FRS To which are added, Letters and Papers on Philosophical Subjects.
Página 331 - Nevertheless he can use Tools, can devise Tools: with these the granite mountain melts into light dust before him; he kneads glowing iron, as if it were soft paste; seas are his smooth highway, winds and fire his unwearying steeds. Nowhere do you find him without Tools: without Tools he is nothing, with Tools he is all.
Página 752 - To make vicious and abandoned people happy, it has generally been supposed necessary, FIRST to make them virtuous. But why not reverse this order? Why not make them first HAPPY, and then virtuous?
Página 432 - Existence, the Infinite and Eternal Energy, from which all things proceed, the Creative Power, 'the Infinite and Eternal Energy, by which all things are created and sustained.
Página 638 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Página 432 - Consequently, the final outcome of that speculation commenced by the primitive man, is that the Power manifested throughout the Universe distinguished as material, is the same Power which in ourselves wells up under the form of consciousness.
Página 272 - Hereby it is manifest, that during the time men live without a common power to keep them all in awe, they are in that condition which is called war, and such a war as is of every man against every man.
Página 133 - Meanwhile, the well-being of existing humanity, and the unfolding of it into this ultimate perfection, are both secured by that same beneficient, though severe, discipline to which the animate creation at large is subject...

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