Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, Volume 25

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Page 15 - Jesus' sake, forbeare To dig the dust enclosed here: Blessed be the man that spares these stones, And curst be he that moves my bones.
Page 33 - Descriptive matter upon the label shall be free from any statement, design, or device regarding the article or the Ingredients or substances contained therein, or quality thereof, or place of origin, which is false or misleading In any particular.
Page 37 - ... if it consists partially or completely of an inert substance or substances which do not prevent, destroy, repel, or mitigate insects or fungi and does not have the names and percentage amounts of each and every one of such inert ingredients plainly and correctly stated on the label: Provided, however.
Page 15 - So, since the universe began, And till it shall be ended, The soul of Nature, soul of Man, And soul of God are blended ! A WIFE BY WAGER.
Page 9 - This is the man who was smuggled out of prison and out of his country, by his wife, to give law to all the nations of mankind in all future ages. On the sea and on the land, on all seas and all lands, he shall bear sway. In the silence of his study he stretches forth the sceptre of law over all potentates and peoples, defines their rights, arranges their intercourse, gives them terms of war and terms of peace, which they may not disregard. In the days of battle, too, when kings and kingdoms are thundering...
Page 29 - It was never intended that any new composition of matter or mixture of samples should be the subject of monopoly. If rhubarb and senna, or calomel and jalap, were for the first time put together, he who should do it, whether regular practitioner or quack, would not be an inventor or discoverer under the law. If done by a doctor it would only be the exercise of ordinary professional skill; if by another, it would be but an ignorant jumble of things having supposed virtues and benefits to be obtained...
Page 16 - Susa, and forty from the well which produces three different substances ; for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it, in the following manner. It is pumped up by means...
Page 16 - Ardericca is a well which produces three different substances, for asphalt, salt, and oil are drawn up from it in the following manner: It is pumped up by means of a swipe, and, instead of a bucket, half a wine skin is attached to it. Having dipped down with this, a man draws it up and then pours the contents into a reservoir, and, being poured from this into another, it assumes these different forms ; the asphalt and the salt immediately become solid, but the oil they collect, and the Persians...
Page 88 - ... the spikelets. Propagates freely by slender perennial rootstocks, and seldom ripens seed where cattle freely graze. Frequent in damp alkaline and saline bottoms...
Page 84 - Spikelets in pairs at each node of an articulate rachis, one sessile and perfect, the other pedicellate and either staminate, neuter, or reduced to the pedicel, the rachis and the pedicels of the sterile spikelets often villous, sometimes conspicuously so ; glumes of the fertile spikelet coriaceous, narrow, awnless, the first rounded, flat, or concave on the back, several-nerved, the median nerve weak or wanting; sterile lemma shorter than the...

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