Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

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Сторінка 89 - Thou hadst, and more, Miranda. But how is it, That this lives in thy mind ? What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time ? If thou remember'st aught, ere thou cam'st here, How thou cam'st here, thou may'st.
Сторінка 527 - But previous to their carrying off their crops from the field, there is a large crib or granary, erected in the plantation, which is called the king's crib; and to this each family carries and deposits a certain quantity, according to his ability or inclination, or none at all if he so chooses...
Сторінка 478 - INDEX MEDICUS.— A Monthly Classified Record of the Current Medical Literature of the World.
Сторінка xlii - For the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the collections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government, and from other sources, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars. FURNITURE AND FIXTURES OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM...
Сторінка 39 - For expenses of the system of international exchanges between the United States and foreign countries, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, $32,000.
Сторінка x - Institution, to be composed of the VicePresident, the Chief- Justice of the United States [and the Governor of the District of Columbia], three members of the Senate, and three members of the House of Representatives, together with six other persons, other than members of Congress, two of whom shall be resident in the city of Washington, and the other four shall be inhabitants of some State, but no two of the same State.
Сторінка 556 - ... remains of the glamour that attaches to them as the work of an extinct people, let us endeavor to see them as they are, and to interpret as far as may be the story they have to tell. Speaking in a general way, the Mississippi Valley system of earthworks may be said to embrace all that region that lies between the Great Lakes on the north and the Gulf of Mexico on the south, and to be bounded on the west by the tier of States that lines the western bank of the Mississippi, and on the east by a...
Сторінка xvii - Institution" for the Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge among men, approved August 10, 1846, 9 Stat.
Сторінка 610 - ... on it for these hours even with the cover, through which it rises and indicates the time. The water is dipped out and poured back into the top jar when the index shows the completion of the half day; and the water is renewed every quarter.
Сторінка 90 - G. Darwin, in his investigation of the equilibrium of a rotating mass of fluid, found, in accordance with the independent researches of Poincare, that when a portion of the central body becomes detached through increasing angular velocity, the portion should bear a far larger ratio to the remainder than is observed in the planets and satellites of the solar system, even taking into account heterogeneity from the condensation of the parent mass. Now this state of things, in which the masses though...

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