Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Volumen 6
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1854
"Publications of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia": v. 53, 1901, p. 788-794.
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Página 458 - On the Relation between the Holy Scriptures and some parts of Geological Science.
Página 34 - Resolved, That the thanks of the Society, be presented to the Hon. SA Douglass, for his eloquent and practical address, and that he be requested to furnish a copy of the same for publication in the Transactions of the Society.
Página 271 - ... austere, often making the lips sore when much eaten. The Isabella and Catawba, on the contrary, are very sweet and agreeable. But the best of all the varieties is the white-fruited, which does not differ in the leaf from the first described, but the racemes are large, long and dense, the berries oval, white or green, with a slight coppery tinge on the side exposed to the sun.
Página 197 - That a copy of these resolutions be forthwith transmitted by the secretary of the senate to the president of the senate of the United States and to the speaker of the house of representatives of the United States; a copy hereof to each member of congress from the State of California, and a.
Página 307 - The specimen in the collection of the Academy was known to carry off from one farm, in the space of a month, not less than twenty-seven individuals of various kinds of poultry before it was shot.
Página 121 - ... requires much nitrogen, lives on highly nitrogenized food), it seems as incredible that bees should be supported entirely by honey as that man should be by starch only. A careful examination of the relation between food and its transformation in the bodies of such animals would no doubt throw great light upon mooted points in physiology ; and the many differences in the nature of the products, which could no doubt be reconciled with the laws of chemistry, would in themselves afford one of the...
Página 380 - The anterior margin of the dorsal fin is equi-distant between the tip of the snout and the base of the caudal...
Página 458 - A Notice of the Origin, Progress, and Present Condition of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.