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The Renaissance of Science: The Story of the Atom, Mathematics, Astronomy and Physics

By: Dr. Albert Martini

...FRENCH PHYSICIST 326 GUSTAVE GASPARD DE CORIOLIS (1792 - 1843) FRENCH PHYSICIST 328 BENOIT PIERRE CLAPEYRON (1799 - 1864) FRENCH ENGINEER 329 JAMES PRESCOTT JOULE (1818 - 1889) - ENGLISH PHYSICIST 330 THE MECHANICAL EQUIVALENT OF HEAT 331 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORK AND HEAT 331 RUDOLF JULIUS CLAUSIUS (1822 - 1888)- GERMAN PHYSICIST AND MATHEMATICIAN 333...

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The Renaissance of Science : The Story of the Cell and Biology

By: Dr. Albert Martini

...NEST RUTHERFORD (1871 - 1937) British Physicist 47 NIELS H. BOHR (1885 - 1962) Danish Physicist 48 MAX K. PLANCK (1858 - 1947) German Physicist 49 JAMES CHADWICK (1891 - 1974) English Physicist 49 ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879 - 1955) German Physicist 51 ALESSANDRO VOLTA (1745 - 1827) Italian Physicist 53 MICHAEL FARADAY (1791 - 1867) English Physicist 53 JAMES CLERK MAXWEL...

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...man of rank is said to have stooped so low as to plot the surprisal of St. James’s Palace, and the assassination of the royal family. While these ill-... ...ton’s Doubts and Questions upon the Law, Especially of Scotland;’ and ‘Sir James Stewart’s Dirleton ’s Doubts and Questions on the Law of Scotland Res... ...ut of the guardianship of the domestic Lares. Having this information from James, whose brow wore rather an anxious look on the occasion, I dispatched... ...n a bitter protest against the Union, in the respectable character of town-clerk to the ancient Borough of Birlthegroat; and there is some reason—shal... ...the gentleman expects one.’ 45 Sir W alter Scott ‘The foul fiend shall be clerk, and say amen, when I turn chaplain,’ growled out the party addressed... ...d James Wilkinson, to do their best; and do thou look out a pint or two of Maxwell’s best—it is in the fifth bin—there are the keys of the wine-cellar... ...he carles sat ower a stoup of brandy, and Hutcheon, who was something of a clerk, would have read a chapter of the Bible; but Dougal would hear naethi... ...n,’ said Fairford. ‘ And pray who may this third person be?’ ‘Wha but Pate Maxwell of Summertrees—him they call Pate-in-Peril.’ ‘An old Forty-five man... ...or some bit postie to him; but if the muckle tykes come in—I mean a’ these Maxwells, and Johnstones, and great lairds, that the oaths used to keep out...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...rs of gold. In them he was the modern business man; one who gave orders to clerks and drove a car and played occasional golf and was 10 Babbitt schol... ...hillyshallying children like Rone and Ted. I may not be any Rockefeller or James J. Shakespeare, but I certainly do know my own mind, and I do keep ri... ...fe and the slim fairy girl had fled. Verona had for six months been filing-clerk at the Gruensberg Leather Company offices, with a prospect of becomin... ...er; Miss Wilberta Bannigan, the thick, slow, laborious accountant and file-clerk; and four freelance part-time commission salesmen. As he looked from ... ...ed Dr. J. T. Angus, the ocu- list, and a dismally respectable lawyer named Maxwell, with their glittering wives. Neither Angus nor Maxwell belonged to... ...none of the jokes he wanted to tell. He listened to the others. He started Maxwell off with a resounding, “Let’s hear about your trip to the Yellowsto... ...Paul was heeding, but he droned on till the coming of Paul’s lawyer, P. J. Maxwell, a thin, busy, unfriendly man who nodded at Babbitt and hinted, “If... ...don’t care. Know what I could ‘ve been? I could ‘ve been a Gene Field or a James Whitcomb Riley. Maybe a Stevenson. I could ‘ve. Whim- sies. ‘Maginati...

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Actions and Reactions

By: Rudyard Kipling

...e. “I ain’t sayin’ anything against Londoners,” said Cloke, self-appointed clerk of the outer works, consulting engineer, head of the immigration bure... ... of the despatch-towers. “Our coach will lock on when it is filled and the clerks are aboard.” “No. 162” waits for us in Slip E of the topmost stage. ... ...m a postage-stamp to a playing-card; to a punt and last a pontoon. The two clerks, its crew, do not even look up as it comes into place. The Quebec le... ...e yellow beard painted his picture at the last Academy: He’s a swell R.A., James Loman.” “And the brown chap with the hands?” “Tomling, Sir Christophe... ...spector cried. “No!” said the Governor. “I believe he has the makings of a James Pigg!” Farag waved his hand to his uncle, and led Royal on to the bar... ...perience.” While he talked he gave me his card, and I read his name was L. Maxwell M’Leod, Esq., of Holmescroft. A City ad- dress was tucked away in a... ... the world. All the best skins and horns have to go through London, and L. Maxwell M’Leod, he knows where they come from, and where they go to. That’s...

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A Modern Telemachus

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... ruined the hopes of the Stewarts in Ireland, Sir Ulick Burke had attended James II. in his flight from Waterford; and his wife had followed him, atte... ...ch. Sir Ulick was an intimate friend of one of the noblest men of the day, James Fitz-James, Marshal Duke of Berwick, who united military talent, almo... ... W W WAIF AIF AIF AIF AIF ‘Sac now he’s o’er the floods sae gray, And Lord Maxwell has ta’en his good-night.’ —Lord Maxwell’s Good-night. MADAME LA CO... ...on such a word as Nithsdale.) ‘Madame is right. The mother of the boy is a Maxwell, a cousin not far removed from my Lord, but he could not hinder her... ... her request, we have never called him Hope, but let him go by our name of Maxwell, which is his by baptism; and now she tells me that if he could mak... ...ry, and ready to serve King George.’ Arthur’s face lighted up. ‘Will it be James Hope of Ryelands, or Dickie Hope of the Lynn, or—?’ Captain Beresford... ... like to appear before the French Consul. Mr. Thompson consulted his Greek clerk, and a chest belonging to a captured merchant- man, which had been cl...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...in every nerve to obtain Mr. Stewart’s pardon. He went to the Lord Justice-Clerk, to the Lord-Advocate, and to all the officers of state, and each app... ...ory party. The ancient News-Letter was written in manuscript and copied by clerks, who addressed the copies to the subscribers. The politician by whom... ... a smile and a profound curtsy, in presence of the rector, the curate, the clerk, and the whole congregation of the united parishes of Waverley cum Be... ... delinquency, imprison, try, and execute his vassals at his pleasure. Like James the First. how- ever, the present possessor of this authority was mor... ...ended, purporting to be an Earl’s patent, granted by no less a person than James the Third King of England, and Eighth King of Scotland, to his right ... ... fair-haired son, and the glance of the sword has done but little for King James.’ The Chieftain, in two words of French, explained to Waverley, that ... ..., are taken from a manuscript account of his romantic expedition, by James Maxwell of Kirkconnel, of which I possess a copy, by the friendship of J. M...

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Mansfield Park

By: Jane Austen

... relation. “This chapel was 74 Mansfield Park fitted up as you see it, in James the Second’s time. Before that period, as I understand, the pews were... ...of great promise. Mr. Rushworth, shall we summon a council on this lawn?” “James,” said Mrs. Rushworth to her son, “I believe the wilderness will be n... ...re remained only two brothers between herself and Susan, one of whom was a clerk in a public office in London, and the other midshipman on board an In... ...rough her illness. It was the gift of her good godmother, old Mrs. Admiral Maxwell, only six weeks before she was taken for death. Poor little sweet c...

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Life of Johnson

By: James Boswell

...od A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Life of Johnson by James Boswell, abridged and edited with an introduction by Charles Grosveno... ...for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Life of Johnson by James Boswell, abridged and edited with an introduction by Charles Grosveno... ...al opportunity university. 3 Boswell’s Life of Johnson Life of Johnson by James Boswell Boswell’s Life of Johnson Abridged and edited, with an introd... ... readers with some Collectanea, obligingly furnished to me by the Rev. Dr. Maxwell, of Falkland, in Ire- land, sometime assistant preacher at the Temp... ... which they were in- clined. “Come, (said he,) you pretty fools, dine with Maxwell and me at the Mitre, and we will talk over that subject;” which the... ...and in the land itself, undoubt- edly. His steward acts for him, and so do clerks for a great merchant. A Judge may be a farmer; but he is not to geld... ...served this boy.’ He was soon quite calm. The letter was from Mr. Thrale’s clerk, and concluded, ‘I need not say how much they wish to see you in Lond... ... stands in the paper in writing, to which I had the honour to officiate as clerk. ‘Sir Joshua agreed to carry it to Dr. Johnson, 382 Boswell’s Life o...

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Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... America, where, by the way, he owned and afterwards sold an estate on the James River, called, after the parental seat; of which I should like well t... ... a sister of Mrs. John. Twice married, first to her cousin Charles Frewen, clerk to the Court of Chancery, Brunswick Herald, and Usher of the Black Ro... ...f George III. by his proficiency in German. In 1797, being on guard at St. James’s Palace, William took a cold which carried him off; and Aunt Anne wa... ...ollars in silver, which were ordered into the care of the gunner. ‘The old clerks and mates,’ he writes, ‘used to laugh and jeer me for joining the sh... ...e he went to the Edinburgh Academy, where he was the classmate of Tait and Clerk Maxwell, bore away many prizes, and was once unjustly flogged by Rect... ...ent to the Edinburgh Academy, where he was the classmate of Tait and Clerk Maxwell, bore away many prizes, and was once unjustly flogged by Rector Wil... ... were friends wanting. Captain and Mrs. Jenkin, Mr. and Mrs. Austin, Clerk Maxwell, Miss Bell of Manchester, and others came to them on visits. Mr. He... ...es for Willoughby Smith, who will also be on board; Varley, Clark, and Sir James Anderson make up the sum of all you know anything of. A Captain Halpi... ...t now known as the British Association ohm, was chiefly performed by Clerk Maxwell and Jenkin. The realisation of the great practical benefit which ha...

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Lay Morals

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...it moves him. The telegraph wires and posts, the electricity speeding from clerk to clerk, the clerks, the glad or sorrowful import of the message, an... ...menced by their south- ern brethren. The leader of the persecutors was Sir James Turner, an officer afterwards degraded for his share in the matter. ‘... ...was rescued, and the rebellion was commenced.* And now we must turn to Sir James Turner’s memoirs of himself; for, strange to say, this extraordinary ... ...ory rendered singu- larly unlikely by the after conduct of the rebels. Sir James instantly dispatched orders to the cessed soldiers either to come to ... ...ven to ring bells next morning for a ser- mon to be preached by Mr. Welch. Maxwell of Morith, and Major M’Cullough invited me to heare “that phanatick...

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Evan Harrington

By: George Meredith

...rrington?’ ‘I am afraid not, my lady.’ ‘Any position—a situation—that of a clerk even—would be so much better for him!’ The widow remained impassive. ... ...!’ The widow remained impassive. ‘And many young gentlemen I know, who are clerks, and are enabled to live comfortably, and make a modest appear- ance... ...ive with him, and behave to you in every way as a dutiful son, surely? ‘ A clerk’s income is not very large, my lady.’ ‘No; but enough, as I have said... ...o the street a Knight Companion of the Bath and become known to men as Sir Maxwell Strike, it would be decidedly disagreeable for him to be blown upon... ...f hers would damage him in his future career, the Major assured her. Young Maxwell must be considered. For all this, the mother and wife, when the bla... .... However, old Mel wouldn’t have that. Nothing less than being born in St. James’s Square would content old Mel, and he must have a Marquis for his fa... ...re will tell on you. But perhaps my dearest is in a hurry to return to her Maxwell? At least he thwacks well!’ Caroline’s arm was taken. The Countess ...

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Mansfield Park

By: Jane Austen

...Mrs. Rushworth began her relation. “This chapel was fitted up as you see it, in James the Second’s time. Before that period, as I understand, the pews ... ...lls of great promise. Mr. Rushworth, shall we summon a council on this lawn?” “James,” said Mrs. Rushworth to her son, “I believe the wilderness will ... ...e; there remained only two brothers between herself and Susan, one of whom was clerk in a public office in London, and the other midshipman on board an... ... all through her illness. It was the gift her good godmother, old Mrs. Admiral Maxwell, only six weeks before she was taken for death. Poor little swe...

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