Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 8
The Society, 1818
List of fellows in v. 1-5, 7-16, 20-30, 32-33, 35-41, 45; continued since 1908 in the Proceedings, v. 28-
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Page 97 - And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave...
Page 91 - Esse quoque in fatis reminiscitur, affore tempus, Quo mare, quo tellus correptaque regia coeli Ardeat et mundi moles operosa laboret.
Page 97 - And for an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel: 18 And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon...
Page 101 - summe deum, sancti custos Soractis Apollo, quem primi colimus, cui pineus ardor acervo pascitur, et medium freti pietate per ignem cultores multa premimus vestigia pruna, da, pater, hoc nostris aboleri dedecus armis, omnipotens. non exuvias, pulsaeve tropaeum 790 virginis, aut spolia ulla peto ; mihi cetera laudem facta ferent ; haec dira meo dum vulnere pestis pulsa cadat, patrias remeabo inglorius urbes.
Page 368 - Mr. Burke, speaking of the Essays of Sir Francis Bacon, said, he thought them the best of his works. Dr. Johnson was of opinion, ' that their excellence and their value consisted in being the observations of a strong mind operating upon life; and in consequence you find there what you seldom find in other books.
Page 384 - That when he had read the book of the Advancement of Learning, he found himself in a case to begin his studies anew, and that he had lost all the time of his studying before.
Page 150 - ... proportional to the square of the sine of the angle which the extraordinarily refracted ray forms with the axis of the crystal.
Page 97 - But the man that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he hath defiled the sanctuary of the Lord: the water of separation hath not been sprinkled upon him ; he is unclean.
Page 85 - And they buried him in his own sepulchres, which he had made for himself in the city of David, and laid him in the bed which was filled with sweet odours and divers kinds of spices prepared by the apothecaries' art : and they made a very great burning for him.
Page 391 - The philosophy that must signify either for light ' or use, must not be the work of the mind turned ' in upon itself, and only conversing with its own ' ideas ; but must be raised from the observations ' and applications of sense, and take its accounts ' from things as they are in the sensible world.