Reminiscences and Letters of Sir Robert Ball

Little, Brown, 1915 - 407 Seiten

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Seite 125 - Mysterious Night ! when our first Parent knew Thee from report divine, and heard thy name, Did he not tremble for this lovely frame, This glorious canopy of light and blue? Yet 'neath a curtain of translucent dew, Bathed in the rays of the great setting flame, Hesperus with the host of heaven came; And, lo! Creation widened in man's view.
Seite 378 - Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. He has a work, a life-purpose; he has found it, and will follow it!
Seite 166 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Seite 227 - The undersigned is willing to deposit 501. to 500?. on reciprocal terms, and defies all the philosophers, divines, and scientific professors in the United Kingdom to prove the rotundity and revolution of the world, from Scripture, from reason, or from fact. He will acknowledge that he has forfeited his deposit if his opponent can exhibit to the satisfaction of any intelligent referee a convex railway, canal, or lake.
Seite 385 - Treatise on the Theory of Screws (gr. 8°, 26 chapt., 544 p., 50 fig. and 3 plates; 18 sh.). Cambridge, University press, 1900. — Since the author's celebrated publication ,,The Theory of Screws: A study in the Dynamics of a Rigid Body...
Seite 189 - Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time.
Seite 387 - Plates. 4to, sewed. is. 6d. 4. Dynamics and Modern Geometry. A New Chapter in the Theory of Screws.
Seite 384 - On the small oscillations of a Rigid Body about a Fixed Point under the action of any Forces, and more particularly when gravity is the only force acting," Transactions of the Boyal Irish Academy, vol.
Seite 12 - Make channels for the streams of love, Where they may broadly run; And love has overflowing streams, To fill them every one.
Seite 216 - ... every point, and see how you can do it better next time. Don't imagine I always do this myself; but as Puddn'head Wilson says in his immortal Calendar : " To be good is noble ; to teach others to be good is nobler still, and less trouble.

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