Report of the Secretary, Volume 6

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Pagina 204 - The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits. All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.
Pagina 209 - The Wolf Spring, in the commune of Soubey, furnishes a remarkable example of the influence of the woods upon fountains. A few years ago this spring did not exist. At the place where it now rises, a small thread of water was observed after very long rains, but the stream disappeared with the rain. The spot is in the middle of a very steep pasture inclining to the south.
Pagina 233 - As an immediate effect of the manifestation of mechanical force, we see that a part of the muscular substance loses its vital properties, its character of life; that this portion separates from the living part, and loses its capacity of growth and its power of resistance. We find that this change of properties is accompanied by the entrance of a foreign body (oxygen) into the composition of the muscular...
Pagina 131 - Commission appointed to inquire into the best mode of distributing the Sewage of Towns, and applying it to beneficial and profitable uses.
Pagina 166 - ... of the face from white to black ; and, with these changes, to impart a more compact frame, a broader back, rounder barrel, shorter legs, and superior quality altogether, and yet preserving the hardiness and the disposition to make early growth, which the original flock no doubt possessed, and with it the large...
Pagina 182 - ... nature opposes no barrier to their successful admixture, so that in the course of time, by the aid of selection and careful weeding, it is practicable to establish a new breed altogether.
Pagina 234 - ... experience proves, that this conversion of living muscular fibre into compounds destitute of vitality is accelerated or retarded according to the amount of force employed to produce motion. Nay, it may safely be affirmed, that they are mutually proportional ; that a rapid transformation of muscular fibre, or, as it may be called, a rapid change of matter...
Pagina 232 - constituents of food, not only with the formation in the animal body of the compounds containing nitrogen, but also with the development of muscular power, and, on the other, of the general relationship of the non-nitrogenous constituents of food with respiration, the development of heat, and the deposition of animal fat, he concluded that the relative value of different foods, as such, was to a great extent dependent on, and even measurable by, the proportion of nitrogenous constituents which they...
Pagina 241 - sufficient to account for the increased amount of urea voided. It was at any rate obvious that, if the amount of urea voided by one animal at rest could be...
Pagina 239 - A somewhat concentrated supply of nitrogen does, however, in some cases, seem to be required when the system is overtaxed — as for instance, when day by day more labour is demanded of the animal body than it is competent without deterioration to keep up ; and perhaps also, in the human body, when under excitement or excessive mental exercise. It must be remembered, however, that it is in butchers...

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