Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Band 20

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Geologists' Association, London, 1908
 

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Seite 371 - On the Possible Extension of the Coal-measures beneath the South-Eastern Part of England.
Seite 379 - as an acknowledgment of eminent services in any department of Geology, irrespective of the receiver's country ; but he must not be older than 45 years at his last birthday, thus probably not too old for further work, and not too young to have done much.
Seite 371 - ... patiently to await the result at some future period, was the object proposed by them ; and it was their favourite maxim that the time was not yet come for a general system of geology, but that all must be content for many years to be exclusively engaged in furnishing materials for future generalizations. By acting up to these principles with consistency they in a few years disarmed all prejudice, and rescued the science from the imputation of being a dangerous, or at best but . a visionary pursuit.
Seite 363 - Society, for the purpose of making geologists acquainted with each other, of stimulating their zeal, of inducing them to adopt one nomenclature, of facilitating the communication of new tacts, and of ascertaining what is known in their science, and what yet remains to be discovered.
Seite 47 - Hawkins. 105 answer of his brothers, Mr. Gray replied to the Secretary as follows : — " My dear Hawkins — I have had some difficulty in making up my mind as to the answer which I ought to send to your letter of the 30th Jan. If I know myself, I believe I have wished to be guided simply by convictions of duty. Could I have seen my way clearly in the matter, and felt satisfied that there was a call from Divine Providence, I should have been ready to decide...
Seite 387 - Chatwin replied, and on the motion of the President a cordial vote of thanks to the authors was passed.
Seite 23 - Act, a member of an institution shall be a person who, having been admitted therein according to the rules and regulations thereof, shall have paid a subscription, or shall have signed the roll or list of members thereof ; but in all proceedings under this Act no person shall be entitled to vote or be counted as a member whose current subscription shall be in arrear at the time.
Seite 371 - To multiply and record observations, and patiently to await the result at some future period, was the object proposed by them ; and it was their favourite maxim that the time was not yet come for a general system of geology, but that all must be content for many years to be exclusively engaged in furnishing materials for future generalizations.
Seite 23 - Act may sue or be sued in the name of the president, chairman, or principal secretary, or trustees, as shall be determined by the rules and regulations of the society, and, in default of such determination, in the name of such person as shall be appointed by the governing body for the occasion : Provided that it shall be competent for any person having a claim or demand against the...
Seite 22 - WHEREAS it is expedient that greater facilities should be afforded for procuring and settling sites and buildings in trust for institutions established for the promotion of literature, science, or the fine arts...

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