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Page 741 - Yet more, the Depths have more ! What wealth untold Far down, and shining through their stillness lies ! Thou hast the starry gems, the burning gold, Won from ten thousand royal argosies. — Sweep o'er thy spoils, thou wild and wrathful Main...
Page 8 - That, in proportion as suitable arrangements can be made for their reception, all objects of art and of foreign and curious research, and all objects of natural history, plants, and geological and mineralogical specimens, belonging or hereafter to belong, to the United States...
Page 745 - This school, of high repute, was established at that place in 1812 as the College of Physicians and Surgeons of the Western District of New York.
Page 101 - Report upon the Condition and Progress of the US National Museum during the year ending June 30, 1896.
Page 47 - Association, for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical manuscripts, and for kindred purposes in the interest of American history and of history in America.
Page xxxviii - Congress composed of ten members, five to be appointed by the President of the Senate and five by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Page 405 - The large calorie, or the amount of heat required to raise 1 kilogram of water 1° C.
Page 97 - ... title-page of the report. 4. The reports to be published in separate parts so that persons interested in a particular branch can procure the parts relating to it without purchasing the whole.