Summarized Proceedings and a Directory of Members, Volume 4

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1851
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Pagina 164 - To conclude therefore, let no man, upon a weak conceit of sobriety or an ill-applied moderation, think or maintain that a man can search too far or be too well studied in the book of God's word or in the book of God's works ; divinity or philosophy; but rather let men endeavour an endless progress or proficience in both...
Pagina 165 - ... let no man, upon a weak conceit of sobriety or an ill-applied moderation, think or maintain that a man can search too far or be too well studied in the book of God's word or in the book of God's works; divinity or philosophy ; but rather let men endeavour an endless progress or proficience in both; only let men beware that they apply both to charity, and not to swelling; to use, and not to ostentation; and again, that they do not unwisely mingle or confound these learnings together.
Pagina 59 - I am happy to have it in my power to Say that my worthy friend Cap! Lewis is recovering fast, he walked a little to day for the first time, I have discontinued the tent in the hole the ball came out...
Pagina xiii - Association are, by periodical and migratory meetings, to promote intercourse between those who are cultivating science In different parts of America, to give a stronger and more general impulse and more systematic direction to scientific research, and to procure for the labors of scientific men increased facilities and a wider usefulness.
Pagina 341 - The committee appointed to audit the accounts of the Treasurer reported that they had examined the accounts and had found them correct.
Pagina 326 - It will be observed that this argument rests entirely on the assumption that varieties occurring in a state of nature are in all respects analogous to or even identical with those of domestic animals, and are governed by the same laws as regards their permanence or further variation. But it is the object of the present paper to show that this assumption is altogether false...
Pagina xiii - Collegiate professors of natural history, physics, chemistry, mathematics, and political economy, and of the theoretical and applied sciences generally, also civil engineers and architects who have been employed in the construction or superintendence of public works, may become members, on subscribing to these rules. RULE 4. Persons not embraced in the above provisions may become members of the Association, upon nomination by the Standing Committee, and by a majority of the members present. OFFICERS.
Pagina 166 - ... in the library. He cannot be certain, even then, that the book is not in the collection, for it may have been received, since the last appendix was printed. Supplements soon become intolerable. The whole catalogue must then be re-arranged and re-printed. The expense of this process may be borne...
Pagina 166 - ... book is not in the collection, for it may have been received since the last appendix was printed. Supplements soon become intolerable. The whole catalogue must then be rearranged and reprinted. The expense of this process may be borne so long as the library is small, but it soon becomes burdensome, and ere long insupportable even to national establishments. There is but one course left — not to print at all. To this no scholar consents except from necessity. But to this alternative, grievous...
Pagina xvi - The names of all persons two years and more in arrears for annual dues, shall be erased from the list of members : provided that two notices of indebtedness, at an interval of at least threo months, shall have previously been given.

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