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Page 182 - Report of the Commissioners appointed in 1868 to inquire into the best means of preventing the pollution of Rivers (Mersey and Ribble basins).
Page 175 - USA, read a paper on this subject, of which the following is an abstract : — " Cast iron — the raw material from which the malleable metal is made — may be formulated approximately as follows : — Silicon (Si), 5 to 3 per cent. Phosphorus (P), 05 to 2 per cent. Manganese (Mn) , 0 to 20 per cent. Sulphur (S), 25 to 2 per cent. Carbon (C), 2 to 5 per cent. Iron (Fe), 90 to 9G.5 per cent.
Page 254 - Spallanzani's experiment. The matters to be preserved are well boiled in a tin case provided with a small hole, and this hole is soldered up when all the air in the case has been replaced by steam. By this method they may be kept for years, without putrefying, fermenting or getting mouldy.
Page 261 - There can be no reason, then, for doubting that, among insects, contagious and infectious diseases, of great malignity, are caused by minute organisms which are produced from preexisting germs, or by Homogenesis ; and there is no reason, that I know of, for believing that what happens in insects may not take place in the highest animals. Indeed there is already strong evidence that some diseases of an extremely malignant and fatal character to which man is subject are as much the work of minute organisms...