The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 12

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Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1882 - Anthropology
 

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Page 176 - And he brought me into the inner court of the Lord's house, and, behold, at the door of the temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the temple of the Lord, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east.
Page 85 - When a man wishes to show that he cannot prevent something being done, or cannot himself do something, does he shrug his shoulders, turn inwards his elbows, extend outwards his hands and open the palms; with the eyebrows raised?
Page 255 - That all acts and orders of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Treasurer of the United States authorized by this Act shall have the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury...
Page 68 - Arab writer of the ninth century previously alluded to states that " their complexion is frightful, their hair frizzled, their countenance and eyes frightful, their feet very large, and almost a cubit in length, and they go quite naked...
Page 461 - V of the Transactions of the Epping Forest and County of Essex Naturalists' Field Club ; Entomological Report of the Department of Agriculture, Washington, for 1880, from the Editor, Prof.
Page 468 - At first owing to my confusing the quality of which I am speaking with that of nervous irritability, I fancied that women with delicate nerves who are distressed by noise, sunshine, etc., would have acute powers of discrimination. But this I found not to be the case. In morbidly sensitive persons, both pain and sensation are induced by lower stimuli than in the healthy, but the number of just perceptible grades of sensation between the two is not necessarily altered. I found, as a rule, that men...
Page 549 - The Minutes of the last Anniversary Meeting were read and confirmed. The CHAIRMAN then declared the ballot open, and appointed Captain BEDFORD PIM, EN, and Mr.
Page 516 - ... any other tertiary group in the solid framework of the earth's crust, whether in Europe, Asia, or Africa. It often attains a thickness of many thousand feet, and extends from the Alps to the Carpathians, and is in full force in the north of Africa, as, for example, in Algeria and Morocco. It has also been traced from Egypt, where it was largely quarried of old for the building of the Pyramids, into Asia Minor, and across Persia by Bagdad to the mouths of the Indus.
Page 516 - It has also been traced from Egypt, where it was largely quarried of old for the building of the Pyramids, into Asia Minor, and across Persia, by Bagdad, to the mouths of the Indus. It occurs not only in Cutch, but in the mountain ranges...
Page 471 - President, in the Chair. The Minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. The following presents were announced, and thanks voted to the respective donors : — FOR THE LIBRARY.

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