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Europe
Europe. England Has Been Entirely Free From These Outrages, The Nearest Approach Being A Riot At Trafalgar Square, London. November 13, 1887. The Continent Of Europe Has Not Fared So Well. In March, 1892, There Was A Series Of Explosions In France. For One Of These Rava Chol Was Executed ...

Experimental Esthetics
'esthetics, Experimental. Experiment Made Its Way Into The Field Of :esthetics From Psychology On The One Side And From Philosophy And Mathematics On The Other. About The Mid Dle Of The Last Century, While Experiment Was Young In Psychology, A Dispute Arose Among Theoretical Writers Concerning The :esthetic Val Ue ...

External Anatomy
External .anatomy. The Formation Of Ex Ternal Organs Depends On The Unequal Growth Of The Cells Composing The Body, Or Of Definite Groups Of Them. Thus Arise Lobes Or Segments Having Their Own Special Forms. In The Simplest Algae And Fungi The External Segmentation Of The Body Is Slight Or ...

Fauna
Fauna. The Fauna Of Alaska Is Very Extensive And Economically Valuable. The Catalogue Of Its Mammals And Birds Forms A Long List Of High Zoological Interest. Reptiles And Amphibians Are Of Course Few, But Insects Present A Wide Variety, Diminishing Toward The North; Among These Mosquitoes Are Painfully Conspicuous, Swarming ...

Fauna
Fauna. The Large Native Animals Of The Alps Are Becoming Scarcer And Scareer, By Reason Of The Increasing Number Of Sportsmen And The Fact That The Exploration Habit. Which Is Here Practiced By Tourists As In No Other Part Of The World, Has Left Scarcely A Valley In Untrodden Seclusion. ...

Fauna_2
Fauna. The Amazon Valley Is Covered With Thick Forests Of Lofty Growth, Which Are Thinly Inhabited By Numerous Independent Savage Tribes. The Animal Life Is Exceedingly Rich In Numbers, But The Flood Conditions Which So Generally Com Pel Arboreal Habits In Unaquatic Animals Greatly Limit At Least The Species Of ...

Fauna_3
Fauna. In Considering This Subject, It Must Be Recognized First That We Here Have To Deal With Two Continental For The Animal Life Of North America Is Almost Completely Different From That Of South And Central America. This Unlikeness Seems Related In Large Degree To His Tory And Derivation. The ...

Feeding Value
Feeding Value. Alfalfa Is Used As A Soiling Crop, As Pasturage, And In The Form Of Silage And Hay. Green Or Cured As Hay, It Is Relished By All Farm Animals. It May Be Used Either For Fattening Stock Or For Milk Production. The Green Product Has The Following Percentage ...

Fictile Ware
Fictile Ware. Next Ill Abundance To Stone Implements Among The Relics Of Ancient America Is Pottery; It May Be Found In Sherds And Smaller Fragments In Every Commonwealth, If Not In Every County Of The United States, Ill Every Stale, If Not Every District, Of Mexico, And In Equal Abun ...

Finance
Finance. The Economic Progress Of Argentina Has Been Accompanied Throughout Its Course By Extremely Unfavorable Financial Conditions. The Chief Cause Of The Unsatisfactory State Of Public Finance Has Been The Inordinate Increase Of Ex Penditure, Which Was Incurred Without Reference To The Capacity Of The People To Shoulder New Burdens. ...

Flora
Flora. All Alaska North Of The Yukon And West Of The Mountains Along The Porcupine River, Near The Canadian Boundary, Is Swampy Tundra, Bearing Only Small Bushes And Some Dwarf Wil Lows And Spruce. The Hills Of The Northwestern Coast Are Barren. And Those Of The Kuskokwim Valley Only Lightly ...

Flora_2
Flora. North America.—tho Flora Of North America Is Varied, Ranging From Those Plants Peeuliar To Arctic Regions To Those Of The Tropics. In The Extreme Northern Part Of Canada And Alaska, Whore The Ground Is Constantly Frozen, Thawing Only On The Surface In The Summer, And Forming The Well Known ...

Flora_3
Flora. In Plant Life The Andes Is The Rich Est Of Any Mountain System In The World. Not Only Do These Mountains Sustain At Their Bases The Flora Of All Climates, From The Equa Torial Zone At The North To The Cold Zone At The South, But They Possess These ...

Flora_4
Flora. In The North And Northeast Are Found Tropical Woodlands, To The South And West Of Which Are Scattered Forests Containing Most Of The Species Usual In The Warm Temperate Zone. The Slopes Of The Andes Are Well Wooded, Espe Cially With Thorny And Shrubby Plants, As Are The Banks ...

France
France. The Society Of Agriculturists Of France Has More Than 11,000 Members, Maintains A Library And Chemical Laboratory,holds Meetings, At Which Lectures Are Given By Eminent Agricul Tural Experts, Gives Annual Prizes, And Patronizes The Agricultural Shows Given Under The Ministry Of Agriculture In Different Parts Of France. The National ...

France_2
France. An Elaborate System Of Agricultural Education Is Maintained Under The Auspices Of The National Government. At The Head Of This System Stands The Institut National ..4gronomique At Paris, In Which Instruction Of University Grade Is Given In Agricultural Science, Supple Mented By Laboratory And Field Practice. Next In Order ...

Fund
Fund Amm\tat., Partial, And Com Rinationa.l V I Iiiiations. Musieal Instruments May Be Di Vided Roughly Into Two Classes, Wind And String, Instruments. Lt The Former Class Are Ineluded Organ-pipes, Horns, Flutes, Ete.; In The Latter, Pianos, Violins. Harps. Pte. In All Wind Instru Ments A Column Of Air Inclosed ...

G The Nilotic Branch
G. The .nilotic Branch. It Begins With The Naba, South Of Egypt, Comprises The Isolated Remnants Of The Barea And Kuuama Languages At The Northern Frontier Of Abyssinia, And Runs West Of Abyssinia And Of The Galla Country Down To The Albert Lake. Where The Madi And Shuli Form Its ...

Geology
Geology. The Geological History Of North America, Considered In A Broad Way, Is Not Com Plex. The Oldest Part Of The Continent., The First To Be Elevated Above The Sea, Is The Northeastern Section, Including The Adirondacks Of New York And The Laurentian Highlands Of Canada, And A Region About ...

Geology
Geology. The Geological Structure Of Africa Has Been Studied Only In Bare Outline, But Its Broad Features May Be Said To Exhibit Great Simplicity And Nniformity. The Entire Lower Limb, With The Sudan And The Western Portion Of The Sahara Desert, Has A Basal Complex Of Crystalline Rocks Supporting Sediments ...

Geology And Mineral Resources
Geology And :mineral Resources. The Coast Ranges Of The Southern Extremity Of Alaska Are Granitic In Character, And Their Elevation Was Comparatively Recent, Geologically, Being Probab Ly At Some Time Between The Triassic And Creta Ceous Eras. The Archipelagoes Belong To Them In Geological Character And History, And Everywhere There ...

Geology And Mineral Resources
Geology And "mineral Resources. The In Terior Highlands Have Usually A Granitic Core. Overlaid By Paleozoic Formations, While The Andean System Is Largely Composed Of Mesozoic Strata, Broken Through By Igneous Rocks And Covered By Extensive Volcanic Sheets. The Pam Pas Are Made Up Of Tertiary Sandstone And Lime Stone, ...

Geology_2
Geology. The Geology Of The Arctic Lands Presents A Great Variety Of Features, Which, How Ever, Are Comparable In General To Those Exhibited In More Southern Latitudes. Extensive Coal Beds And Numerous Fossil Remains In Sedimentary Strata Bear Evidence That The Conditions Prevail Ing In Former Ages Were Favorable For ...

George Anson
An'son, George, Lord (1697-1762). An English Admiral And Famous Circumnavigator. He Was Born At Shugborough,staffordshire,april 23, 1697. From An Early Period He Manifested A Predilection For A Sea-life, And Entered The Navy At The Age Of Fifteen. In 1716 He Served As Second Lieutenant Under Norris; Next Under Byng In ...

Glaciers
Glaciers. As The Alps Rise To Heights Of 13, 000 To Nearly 10,000 Feet Above The Sea, In A Re Gion Of Ample Rainfall, The Precipitation On These Mountains Is Great. And Gives Rise To Extensive Glaciers, Which Originate Near The Summits And Descend To Different Levels, The Longest Reaching ...

Gneus Julius 37 92agricola
Agricola, Gn.eus Julius ( 37-92 ) . A Roman Of The Imperial Times, Distinguished Not Less By His Great Abilities As A Statesman And A Soldier Than By The Beauty Of His Private Charac Ter. He Was Born At Forum .julii (now Frojus, In Provence). Having Served With Distinction In ...

Governaient
Governaient. The Constitution Of Argentina, Adopted In 1853, And Modified In 1s0 And In 189s, Is Modeled Closely Upon That Of The United States; And The Entire System Of Government, Both Federal And Provincial, Is Almost Identical In Its Chief Features With Our Own. The Legisla Tive Power Is Vested ...

Government
Government. Alaska Is An Unorganized Ter Ritory, There Being No General Legislative Body. Alaska Is Controlled By Laws Passed By The United States Congress,- And Its Administrative And Ju Dicial Officers—governor (residing At Sitka ), Surveyo•-gene•al, Attorneys. Judges, And Others —are Appointed By The President Of The United Status. Towns ...

Government
Government. The Present Constitution Was Adopted By A Vote Of The People In November, 1901, The Right Of Suffrage Is Restricted To Those Who Have Resided Two Years In The State, One Year In The County, And Three Months In The Precinct Or Ward, And Have Paid The Required Poll ...

Government_2
Government. Tlw Executive Antion- Ity In Alsace-lorraine Is The German Emperor, Who, To The Introduction Of The German Con Stitution In 1574, Had Also The Right Of Enacting Laws For The Reichsland, With The Consent Of The Bundesrath. At The Head Of The Administration Is The Statthalter, Appointed By The ...

Greece
Greece. Meanwhile, Even Before The Rise Of Persian Arehitecture, The Greeks Had Originated The Doric And Ionic (for Illustration, See These Titles) Orders In All Their Essential Features. The Temple. \odell Is The One Central Figure In This Architecture, Appears To Have Developed Out Of The Main Hall Of The ...

Greece
Greece. From The Grecian Literature Covering The Period From 1000 B.c. To The Conquest Of Greece By Rome, 140 B.c., We Get Comparatively Little Definite Agricultural Information. In Ad Dition To The Animals Used In Egypt, Mules Were Grown And Used For Labor. In Winter, Animals Were Housed. Swarms Of ...

H
H —oh K.— Oh Cat — Oh Water Potassium Methyl Hydroxide Alcohol Again, As Metallic Hydroxides Combine With Acids To Form Salts, So Alcohols Combine With Acids To Form Esters (ethereal Salts), Which Are Perfectly Analogous To The Salts Of Inorganic Chemistry. The Following Two Equations Repre Sent, Respectively, The ...

Harmony And Discord
Harmony And Discord. If Two Organ-pipes Whose Frequencies Do Not Differ Much Are Sounded Together, The Ear Observes A Fluctuation In The Loudness Of The Resulting Sound. It Is First Loud, Then Weak, Loud And Weak, Etc., Giving Rise To What Are Called "beats," The Number Of Beats Per Second ...

Henricus Cornelius 1486 1535agrippa
Agrippa, Henricus Cornelius ( 1486-1535). A Cosmopolitan Physician, Philosopher, And Writ Er, Whose Genius And Learning Had A Tinge Of Quackery. Lie Was Born At Cologne, September 14, L4sti. At The Age Of Twenty, He Was Sent By Emperor Maximilian On A Diplomatic Mission To Paris. At Twenty-three, He Was ...

Henry Abbot
Abbot, Henry Labcom ( 1s31—). An Amer Ican Soldier And Engineer. Lie Was Born At Bev Erly, Mass., And Graduated At The United States Alilitary Academy, \vest Point. In 1854, Entering The Corps Of Engineers. In Which He Served With Distinction Until His Retirement In 1895. Lle Was Engaged In ...

History
History. In July. 1740. The Danish Navi Gator Bering, Who Was In The Russian Service, Discovered A Number Of Islands, Among Them That Bearing His Name. Russian Explorers And Trad Ers Gradually Pushed Further Eastward And Came Into Conflict With The Natives, Whom They Cruelly Maltreated. The Coast Of Alaska ...

History
History. Discoveny. Christopher Columbus. In 1492, Added A New World To European Commerce And Civilization; But. There Can Be Little Doubt That The Western Hemisphere To Which Columbus Opened The Way Had Previously Been Visited By Voyagers From The Older World. There Is Ing Inherently Impossible In The Stories That ...

History 111
History. 111 Ancient Times The Numidians Oc Cupied Eastern And The Moors (or 1\lauri) West Ern Algeria. Under The Romans The Former Pos Sessed The Province Of Numidia, The Latter That Of Mauretania C4esariensis. Like All Of Northern Africa, These Provinces Enjoyed A High Degree Of Prosperity And Civilization Under ...

History Of The Theory
History Of The Theory. Greek Philosophy, While In Its Main Currents Rather Socialistic, And Certainly Constructive, Was Not Without Its Repre Sentatives Of Extreme Individualistic Theory (zeno, And Among The Early Christian Philoso Phers, The Gnostics). A Mystical Theory Of The Rights Of The Individual, Which Resembles Ideal Istic Anarchy. ...

History_2
History. Originally A Part Of Roman Gaul And Inhabited By Celtic Tribes, The Region Now Known As Alsace Was Overrun By The Ger Manic Nations During The Fourth And Fifth •en Turies, And Was Ultimately Brought Under The Dominion Of The Franks. The Teutonic Invaders Supplanted, To A Great Extent, ...

History_3
History. Systematic Chemical Analysis Only Dates From The Latter Half Of The Eighteenth Cen Tury, Although Chemists Of An Earlier Period Had Accumulated Observations Which Made It Possible To Test For The Presence Of Many Substances. Bergman (1735-84) First Attempted To Give A Plan For Systematic Qualitative Analysis Of In ...

History_4
History. Andalusia, Which Was Overrun By The Vandals In The Early Part Of The Fifth Century. Was Probably The Tarshish Of The Bible, Its Name In Classical Geography Being Tartcssis Very Ancient Town Near The Mouth Of The Guadalquivir, Having Borne The Name Of Tartessus). From The Carthaginians, Who Established ...

History_5
History. 1 Lie River Plata Was Entered In 1515 By Juan Diaz De Solis, Who Was Searching For A Southwest Passage To The East Indies, And In 1527-s Sebastian Cabot Ascended The Paranii To Its Confluence With The Paraguay. There Founding A Colony, And Giving The Name La Plata (silver) ...

Human
Human Axmurry. The Arclueologists Of America, Like Those Of Other Countries, Are In Con Stant Search For Evidences Of Human Antiquity, And Hundreds Of Suggestive Observations Are On Record. On Generalizing These, It Must Be Said That None Of The Acceptable Observations Indicate An Antiquity Of Man On The Western ...

Hydrography
Hydrography. The Andes System Is The Source Of Most Of The Larger Streams Of South America. Through Nearly Its Whole Extent, Wherever The System Comprises More Than A Sin Gle Main Range, The Westernmost Of These Ranges Separates The Drainage To The Atlantic From That To The Pacific. In Ecuador, ...

Hydrography_2
Hydrography. Aside From, A Few Inclosed Basins In The Interior, The Entire Area Is Drained By Easterly Flowing Rivers Into The Atlantic. The Great River System Of The Plata, Formed By The Confluence Of The Uruguay And The Parand, Belongs Only Partly To Argentina, As Both Its Branches Rise In ...

Hydrowiaphy
Hydrowiaphy. A Mcrica.—while Most Of North Ameriea Is Drained Into The Atlantic, Yet Great Areas Are Drained Into The L'gcific And Arctic Oceans. The Rocky 'mountains, I.e., The Easternmost Ranges Of The Cordillera, Carry The Continental Divide. And Most Of The Ranges And Valleys Of This System Are Drained Westward ...

Ieneas
Iene'as (gk. Aiveiac, Aineias). The Hero Of Vergil's .eneid-. He Was, According To Homer, The Son Of Anchises And Aphrodite (venus), And Was Ranked Next To Hector Among The Trojan Heroes. The Traditions Of His Adventures Before And After The Fall Of Troy Are Various And Dis Cordant. Vergil Gives ...

Ietolia
Ieto'lia (gk. Airwaia, Iito/ia). A District Of Ancient. Greece, Lying On The North Coast Of The Gulf Of Corinth. The Ancient Etolia Was Divided From Ammonia On The West By The River Aeheloils, And Extended As Far As The River Daphnos, Where It Was Bounded By Locris And Doris; On ...

Iewlian Accumulations
Iewlian Accu'mula'tions ( From .eol Us, The God Of The Winds). Dust, Fine Par Ticles Of Soil, And Even Sand Grains Of A Diameter Of Two Millimeters Are Transported By The Wind And Brought Together In Sheltered Places, In Much The Same Manner As These Particles Are Transported And Deposited ...

In Architecture
In Architecture. The Leaves Of Both Of These Varieties Have Been Copied In Architectural Deco Ration. Those Of Acanthus Spinosus Only Were Conventionalized By The Greeks In The Corinthian Capital (q.v.), Whose Characteristic Decorations They Formed. As Well As In Other Details, Such As The Acroterion (q.v.) Of Temples. Monuments, ...

In Grammatical Forms
In Grammatical Forms. This Same Letter Is Used In A Number Of Phrases And Grammatical Forms In English. In Sonic Of These It Is The Mutilated Form Of A Fuller Word. The First Use To Be Noted Is Its Employment Beside An As An Indefinite Article; Both Forms, A, An, ...

In Plants
In Plants. The Most Obvious Examples Of Ac Elimatization Are Found In Cultivated Plants. While The Original Stock As Well As The Home Of Most Cereals Is Not Definitely Known, It Is Be Lieved That Most Of Them Have Come From Warm, Temperate Or Semi-tropieal Countries. They Have Now Become ...

Industries
Industries. Abyssinia Is An Agricultural Country, And Its Soil Is Especially Well Adapted For The Cultivation Of Cereals. The Land Is Divided Not Among Individuals Inn Among Families, And The Only Title To Land Is Its Occu Pation. The Agricultural Methods Employed Are Of The Most Primitive Kind, A Fact ...

Ing Ieroglyphics Cuneiforminscriptions
Ing ; Ieroglyphics Cuneiform Inscriptions. For The Variations In The Style Of Writing At Different Periods, See Paleography. The Alphabets Of Modern Europe Are Derived From The Greek, Either Directly. As In The Ease Of The Russian. Or Through The Medium Of The Latin. The Greek Alphabet, In Turn, Is ...

Inscriptions And Codices
Inscriptions And Codices. The Early Travelers And Settlers In Many Parts Of America Found Designs Inscribed Or Painted On Trees And Rocks; And Throughout The More Mountainous Portions Of The Western Hemisphere, Petroglyphs (usually Formed By Battering The Rock-face With A Harder Stone, But Sometimes Sharply Incised) Are Numer Ous ...

Insect Pests
Insect Pests. A Large Number Of In Tent-worms And Canker-worms (q.v.) Are Promi Nent Among These. In Europe The Principal Damage Is Done By A Small White, Black-spotted Ermine-moth I Hy/momenta Padellas), And In Japan By A Moth (lorena, Herellera), Whose Larvat Live In The Core Of The Fruit. The ...

Intelligence Of Ants
Intelligence Of Ants. Ants Are Sensitive To Sound-waves, Even Outside Of Human Range; They Are Also Keenly Sensitive To Changes In Moisture And Temperature. When A Captive Colony Was Placed By An Experimenter Near The Tire, The Heat Was So Grateful To Its Members, Says Lie, That "they Embraced Each ...

Internal Anatomy
Internal .anatomy. The Internal Anatomy Of Plants Can Only Be Ascertained By The Study Of Thin Sections, Crossing The Body In Various Planes. And By Dissection Of The Parts. In The Lower Plants The Internal Anatomy Is As Simple As The External Form, No Differentiation Of The Cells Being Observable. ...

International Arbitration
Ar'bitra'tion, International. The Settlement Of Disputes Between States By Judges Of Their Own Choosing And In Conformity With Their Respective Rights. Arbitration Tribunals May Be Special Or General, Temporary Or Perma Nent, Restricted Or Open. It Is Essential That The Contracting States Formally Agree To Refer Their Differences To An ...

Istorical Development
Istorical Development. Apartment Houses Have Been In Vogue In The Large Cities Of Conti Nental Europe For Some Centuries, And, In Paris Particularly, They Have Been Developed To A High Degree Of Elegance And Luxury. In Great Britain, Apartment Houses Have Never Become Popular. In The United States, Their Develop ...

Iv Period Of Hellenic
Iv. Period Of Hellenic Prime. The Period Which We Now Enter Upon Is Naturally Subdivided By That Great Convulsion Of The Greek World, The Peloponnesian War (b.c. 431-404), Into An Earlier And A Later Half, In Which Diverse Social And Political Influences Are At Work, Wherefore It Will He Of ...

James Anderson
Anderson, James, Ll.d. (1739-1808). A Scotch Writer On Political Economy And Agricul Ture. He Was Born At The Village Of Hermiston. Near Edinburgh, And Lost Both His Parents When Very Young, So That The Management Of A Large Farm, Which Had Been In The Possession Of The Family For A ...

Jeffrey Amherst
Amherst, Jeffrey, Baron (1717-79). An English Soldier. He Was Born At Riverhead, Kent, And For Some Time Was A Page In The House Hold Of The Duke Of Dorset. He Entered The Army As Ensign In 1731, Soon Became An Aide-de Camp Of General Ligonier, And In The War Of ...

Jeginetan Sculptures
Jegine'tan Sculp'tures. The Small Island Of _egina Holds An Important Position In The History Of Early Grecian Art, As The Seat Of A Famous School Of Bronze Workers, Whose Most Celebrated Artist Was Onatas (about 490 460 N.c.). The School Was Especially Noted For Its Statues Of Athletes, And Seems ...

Johann Sam Eduadd1803
Alton, Johann Sam Eduadd ( 1803 54 ). A German Anatomist. Son Of The Anatomist And Archeologist ,joseph Wilhelm Eduard D'al Ton. He Studied Medicine At Bonn, And Became Professor Of Anatomy- At The Academy Of Arts In Berlin In 1827. In 1s34 He Was Made Professor If Anatomy And ...

John Albion Andrew
Andrew, John Albion, Ll.d. An American Statesman, "war Governor" Of Alassa Ehusetts. Lle Was Born In Windham, Me., Gradu Ated At Bowdoin In 1s37, Was Admitted To The Boston Bar In Dim Practiced There Twenty Years, And Took A Prominent Part In The Cases Which Arose Under The Fugitive Slave ...

John Anderson
Anderson, John, F.r.s. (1726-96). A Scotch Professor Of Natural Philosophy In The University Of Glasgow, And Founder Of The Insti Tution In That City Bearing His Name. He Was Born In The Parish Of Ruseneath, Dumbarton Shire. He Studied At The University Of Glasgow, In Which, In His Thirtieth )ear, ...

John Campbell Argyll
Argyll, John Campbell, Second Duke Of (1678-1743). A Scotch Genera] And Statesman. He Was The Son Of The First Duke, And Took An Important Part In The Political And Military Affairs Of His Time. As Royal Commissioner In 1705, He Had A Principal Share In Bringing About The Union Of ...

Join Edward Addicrs
Ad'dicrs, .join Edward (1841—). An American Capitalist. Lie Was Born In Philadel Phia, Pa., November 21, 1841. He Acquired Large Interests In The Flour Trade Of That City, And Subsequently Became Prominent In The Pro Motion Of The Manufacture Of Illuminating Gas. In Iss4 He Organized, And Was Made President ...

Joseph Angus
Angus, Joseph, D.d. (1s1g—). A Baptist Educator, Born At Bolan, Northumberland, Eng Land. He Was Educated At The University Of Ed Inburgh, And Became President Of The Baptist Re Gents' Park College, In London, In 1849. Lie Was A Member Of The Bible Revision Committee, And Is Well Known As ...

Lake A Ral Dengis
A Ral-dengis, Lake. (for Derivation See Below.) A Lake East Of The Caspian Sea, Within The Limits Of Russian Central Asia, Between Latitude 43° 43' And 46° 45' N., And Traversed By The Meridian Of 60° E. Longitude (slap: Asia, E. 4). It Lies In The Aralo-caspian Lowlands, Is Bounded ...

Lakes
Lakes. The Region Has Many Lakes. The Largest Are Lakes Champlain And George, But Hundreds Of Snuffler Ones Add An Indescribable Charm To The Scenery. The Greater Number Are Due To Barriers Of Glacial Drift That Bloek The Streams. Often They Run In Chains, Apparently Indicating Former Great Lines Of ...

Lancelot Andrewes
Andrewes, Lancelot • An Eminent English Prelate. He Was Born In London. September 25, 1555, And Educated Successively At The Coopers' Free Grammar School, Ratcliffe, Merchant Taylors' School, London, And Pem Broke Hall, Cambridge, Of Which College, After Having Greatly Distinguished Himself By His In Dustry And Acquirements, He Was ...

Land 1665 1714
Land (1665-1714). The Last British Sovereign Of The House Of Stuart. She Was Born At St. .james's Palaee.london.february 6,1665,and Was The Second Daughter Of The Duke Of York, After Ward James 11., By His Tirst Wife, Anne Hyde, The Daughter Of The Earl Of Clarendon. When She Was About Seven ...

Land Urant Acts
Land-ura:nt Acts. Meanwhile, Other Forces Were At Work Which Created A Widespread Demand For A New Class Of Institutions Which Should Be Devoted To Sei•ntitic And Technical Education. A National Leader For This Movement Was Found In Justin S. Morrill Of Vermont. Tin Deeember 14, 1557, Mr. .)lor•ill Introduced Into ...

Lecend Alexander
Alexander, Lecend On. A Famous But Largely Fictitious Account Of The Adventures Of Alexander The Great, Which Was The Basis Of Many Romantic Works In The 'middle Ages. It Origin Ated Probably At Alexandria, In Egypt. The His Torical Narrative Of Callisthenes (q.v.) Having Been Lost, There Appeared About 200 ...

Limits Of Hearing
Limits Of Hearing. Aerial Waves Of All Wave Numbers Do Not Affect The Auditory Nerves Of The Normal Human Ear, It Being Found By Trial That Wave-numbers Less Than 30 Do Not Produce A Musical Tone, And Wave-numbers Exceeding About 20,000 Do Not Produce Sound At. All. For Musi Cal ...

Liver And Pancreas
Liver And Pancreas. The Largest Of These Out-pocketings Is The Liver. It Is Phylogenetic Ally An Old Organ, As It Occurs In All The Verte Brates, Even In Amphioxus. The Form Of The Liver Is Always Closely Adapted To That Of The Cavity In Which It Lies. In Myxinoids It ...

Lubovico 1474 1533 Ariosto
Ariosto, Lubovico ( 1474-1533 ). One Of The Most Celebrated Of Italian Poets, The Author Of The Orlando I'urioso, And, With Bo% Ardo And Tasso, One Of The Trio Who Showed Italy Bow The Material Of The Old Chivalric Romances Might Be Remodeled And Endowed With Classic Form And Epic ...

In Plants Absorption
Absorption, In Plants. The Process By Which Substances Are Taken Into The Body. A Few Plants Only. Being Devoid Of Any External Cover To The Protoplasm, Are Able To Engulf Par Ticles Of Food, !bay Then Be Digested. The Most Prominent Of These Are The Alyxonlycet Es (q.v.), Or Slime ...