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1903 - Asia
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Page 74 - Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. "But not the praise...
Page 69 - ... for the great encouragement they have extended to Oriental learning and research by granting to Dr. MA STEIN the necessary leisure and means for the prosecution of his recent explorations in Eastern Turkestan. They desire at the same time to express their appreciation of the highly important results which have rewarded the labours of the scholar selected by the Government of India and which represent an ample return for the outlay incurred, owing to the practical nature of the operations conducted...
Page 65 - ... and are very liable to damage through neglect. (3) Further, though many professional photographers in remote parts of the world have made admirable use of their opportunities of recording native types, customs, and handiwork, there has hitherto existed no single record of what has been done in this direction ; with the result that valuable collections have remained practically inaccessible to those in whose interest they have been made. In the case of the Hellenic Society, already cited, the...
Page 69 - International Congress of Orientalists held at Hamburg beg to express their thanks to His Excellency the Viceroy and the Government of India for the great encouragement they have extended to Oriental learning and research by granting to Dr. MA Stein the necessary leisure and means for the prosecution of his recent explorations in Eastern Turkestan. They desire at the same time to express their appreciation of the highly important results which have rewarded the labours of the scholar selected by...
Page 66 - ... address of the owner of the negative. (3) The whereabouts of the negative itself : ie whether it is retained by the owner at his own address, or deposited with a professional photographer at an address named, or with the Committee. (4) The terms on which prints, enlargements, and lantern slides will be supplied when ordered through the Committee. The Committee has made arrangements for the storage and insurance of any negatives which may be deposited on loan, and for the production of prints...
Page 54 - STOKES, GEORGE GABRIEL, one of the greatest living mathematicians and' natural philosophers in Europe, was born, in 1819, at Skreen, County Sligo, Ireland ; educated at the school of the Rev. RH Wall, DD, Dublin; afterwards at the Bristol College. He entered Pembroke College, Cambridge, in 1837 ; graduated in 1841, as Senior Wrangler, and First Smith's Prizeman ; became Fellow of Pembroke in the same year; and was elected, in 1849, to fill, as one of the worthiest of Newton's successors, the Lucasian...
Page 35 - Blind, and at the time of his death was one of the trustees of the endowment fund of the American Library Association.
Page 16 - Réaction alcaline des chambres et galeries des nids de Fourmis, Durée de la vie des Fourmis décapitées.
Page 52 - Commentarii," which fills the sixth volume, and the translation of C^akuntalu or the Fatal Ring in the ninth volume, while my days were given to Latin and Greek at the Grammar School. I well remember the joy of finding a Persian grammar among his works, and I soon learned the character, and, with the aid of the glossary at the end, began to study the anthology of beautiful extracts by which he illustrates his rules.
Page 52 - The food-plants of the butterflies of the Kanara district of the Bombay Presidency, with a revision of the species of butterflies there occurring.

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